Kick off the holiday season by making plans to attend the 2018 City of Alexandria Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, November 23, at 6 p.m., in Market Square (301 King St.). Admission is free, and the event will occur rain or shine.
Mayor Allison Silberberg and Santa and Mrs. Claus will light the tree in front of City Hall. The program will also feature a performance of “Santa’s Frosty Follies,” by the Metropolitan School of the Arts.
The public is encouraged to take public transit or walk to the event. Visitors to Old Town can take Metrorail’s Blue or Yellow lines to the King Street-Old Town Station and then take the free King Street Trolley to the event. For DASH schedule information, call 703.746.DASH (3274) or visit dashbus.com. For Metrobus schedule information, call 202.637.7000 or visit wmata.com. For parking information, visit alexandriava.gov/Parking.
For more information about the event, call the City’s Special Events Hotline at 703.746.5592 or visit alexandriava.gov/Recreation.
For media inquiries, contact Andrea Blackford, Senior Communications Officer, at [email protected] or 703.746.3959.
The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended. To request a reasonable accommodation, email [email protected] or call 703.746.5419, Virginia Relay 711.
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This news release is available at alexandriava.gov/106786.