Canceled: First Night Alexandria

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Alexandria’s signature holiday event, First Night Alexandria, is returning to Old Town on December 31, 2021! Bundle up and head out for a day and evening full of curated entertainment that is family-friendly and affordable.

Check out the full schedule of performances here, and get ready for some new entertainment in 2021, including:

Kids Celebrate!
Your youngest revelers can explore music, culture, and fun, with live performances from Culture Queen, Mike Rose Magic, Groovy Nate, and a few surprises!

Market Square Celebrations
Join in for a Countdown to 2022 Street Party, and don’t miss the Fireworks Finale at Midnight over the Potomac River!

Battle of the Buskers
This year’s street performers, entertaining audiences live, compete to earn bragging rights as the best street performer!

Plan your celebration that will launch you into a happy 2022. Some events are individually ticketed and donations are accepted (details below).



Dec 31, 2021

Old Town Alexandria, VA

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