Join us April 20 at our free
Walking with Washington Tour
Did you know that there are over 140 places in Alexandria today that are associated with George Washington? This tour is designed to show you some of them and expand your knowledge of Washington, and historic Alexandria, his home town.
This FREE guided walking tour covers significant people and events in Washington’s life and in American history, with stops at Ramsay House, Market Square, Carlyle House, Wise’s Tavern, Duvall Tavern/Charles Lee House, Gadsby’s Tavern, Washington’s townhouse, the Lord Fairfax House, the “Light-Horse” Harry Lee house, and Christ Church.
Begin your journey at 2:00pm at the Alexandria Visitor Center (Ramsay House, 221 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314).
FREE! Advance Reservations not required. Tour lasts about 2 hours.
Watch our video about
Learn more about the George Washington Birthday Celebration Committee and how we celebrate the Father of our Country.
Many thanks to Bud Jackson from Jackson Group Media for producing our video.
Check out the News Coverage
of the 2019 #GWParade
FOX 5 DC’s Anjali Hemphill stopped by to cover the 2019 #GWParade, interviewing Councilmember Del Pepper and GWBCC member Henry Dorton about the celebrations. Watch her segment above or click here.
James Cullum of The Zebra in Alexandria was also on hand and shared these wonderful images showing how Old Town celebrated #GeorgeWashingtonDay.
Matt McClain of The Washington Post captured these unique images at the #GWParade, the Wreath Laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Revolutionary War Soldier and throughout Alexandria.
Jeanne Theismann and photographer Mark Mogle also covered the parade for the Alexandria Gazette Packet.
Did you see an article or news feature about the #GWParade? Email us at GWParade@gmail.com with a link!