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Holiday Happenings

Arlington County Police Chief Jay Farr To Light Menorah

December 3, 2018

Chanukah – The Festival of Lights – for many brings back fond memories of childhood years and serves to renew our sense of identity. The Chanukah lights provide us with warmth, joy, strength and inspiration. Such is the purpose of a community-wide celebration to be held at Clarendon Central Park this Chanukah ib Dec. 5. Arlington County Police Chief Jay Farr will light the six-foot Menorah.  

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Del Ray Holiday Kickoff Postponed Until Sunday, December 2

November 30, 2018

Due to a forecast of rain on Saturday, the Del Ray Holiday Kickoff is postponed until Sunday, Dec. 2 at 6 p.m.  

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The History Of Hanukkah

November 30, 2018

The eight-day Jewish celebration known as Hanukkah or Chanukah commemorates the rededication during the second century B.C. of the Second Temple in Jerusalem, where according to legend Jews had risen up against their Greek-Syrian oppressors in the Maccabean Revolt. This year Hanukah begins on Sunday Dec. 2.

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Families To Celebrate Chanukah On Ice In Pentagon City

November 30, 2018

 Parents…if you are looking for a unique way to entertain your children as we celebrate Chanukah, what could be more delightful than a combination of sparkling ice and a sparkling Menorah?

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The Grand Chanukah Menorah Lighting

November 30, 2018

Experience the Festival of Lights. Come and share in the spirit and joy of Chanukah at The Grand Chanukah Menorah Lighting in Old Town Alexandria. 

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48th Annual Scottish Christmas Walk Weekend

November 28, 2018

The Campagna Center presents the 48th Annual Scottish Christmas Walk Weekend & Parade, Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. Don’t miss Old Town Alexandria’s most spectacular holiday weekend.

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Holiday Happenings In Del Ray

November 27, 2018

The annual Del Ray Holiday Kickoff is on Saturday, Dec. 1 at the Pat Miller Neighborhood Square. The kickoff event includes the lighting of the tree and Menorah, holiday songs led by Kate Moran, hot chocolate, and photos with Santa. Over 2,000 luminaries will light up Mt. Vernon Avenue. More fun holiday events take place in Del Ray during December. 

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Christmas At The Old Bull And Bush Returns To MetroStage

November 27, 2018

Producing Artistic Director Carolyn Griffin announces that Christmas at the Old Bull and Bush 2018 will be returning to MetroStage (Nov 29-Dec 30).

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Celebrate The Holidays With Historic Alexandria

November 27, 2018

Join the Office of Historic Alexandria in celebrating the holidays. Whether it be a workshop on how to celebrate Kwanzaa, a Candlelight Tour of Historic Alexandria museums, watch reenactors demonstrate how Civil War soldiers experienced Christmas, or listen to the Colonial Handbell Ringers in concert, the Office of Historic Alexandria has the event for you

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City Of Alexandria Seeks Sponsors, Volunteers For Holiday Sharing Program

November 27, 2018

The City of Alexandria invites the public to help make the 2018 holiday season brighter for the most vulnerable members of our community, including ­low-income families, foster children, seniors and residents with disabilities.

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