Five Ways to Celebrate July 4th in Alexandria

In a city as patriotic as Alexandria (we’ve been known to house an American president or two), choosing how to celebrate July 4th can be a tough task. Although Alexandria does not have fireworks on the Fourth of July, you can reward yourself with spectacular views of Washington, D.C.’s famous July 4th fireworks aboard special fireworks cruises boarding at the Alexandria Marina, or catch fireworks a few days early at George Washington’s Mount Vernon on June 29 and June 30, 2018. We also have our own fireworks display on July 7th, 2018 when we celebrate Alexandria’s and USA’s birthday during one big waterfront party.  Continue reading