First Night Alexandria

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Alexandria’s signature holiday event, First Night Alexandria, is returning to Old Town on December 31, 2022! Bundle up and head out for a day and evening full of family-friendly, curated entertainment, from noon until midnight!

From the youngest party animals to those with a treasure trove of NYE memories, there’s something for everyone! First Night Alexandria is committed to diversity in its line-up — giving exposure to new artists, rising stars, and seasoned professionals. Divided by age/time period, check the performances schedule online (check often, it grows daily):

Matinee: 12-5 pm
Your youngest revelers can explore music, culture, and fun, with live performances from Culture Queen, Groovy Nate, and a few surprises!

Primetime: 6-10 pm
Primetime is packed with tons of fun, spanning blocks of Old Town. From Jazz and Americana to comedy and magic, they’ll be plenty to take in and enjoy.

After Hours: 10 pm-Midnight
Join in for a Countdown to 2023 Street Party, and don’t miss the Fireworks Finale at Midnight over the Potomac River.

Advanced admission purchase is required (link below).


Dec 31, 2022

Old Town Alexandria, VA

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