Kick off the holiday season by making plans to attend the 2015 City of Alexandria Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, November 27, at 6 p.m., at Market Square, 301 King St. Admission is free and the event will occur rain or shine.
At this official kickoff to the holiday season, Mayor William D. Euille and Santa Claus will light the City tree in Market Square. Entertainment features a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus, and performances by Encore Stage & Studio Children’s Theatre and the Alexandria Singers. This event is coordinated by the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities.
The public is encouraged to take public transit or walk to the event. Visitors to Old Town can take the Metrorail lines to the King Street Station and then take the free King Street Trolley to the event. For DASH schedule information, call 703.370.DASH or visit www.dashbus.com.
For additional information, call the City’s Special Events Hotline at 703.746.5592 or visit www.alexandriava.gov/Recreation.