First Night Alexandria is the most family friendly way to spend New Years Eve in the area. The celebration of the New Year begins with performing arts throughout shops and restaurants in Old Town Alexandria. The night culminates with a spectacular fireworks show at Midnight.
Restaurants and Hotels will have specials throughout the day on December 31, 2015. Kids will eat free at King Street Blues with every adult meal purchase of $10 or more. Rocklands barbecue food truck will be in the 100 block of N. Royal street serving up their signature dishes. Many businesses will stay open late and offer various specials. For the most extensive list of eats and drinks in Old Town Alexandria click on the following link : Eats & Drinks.
Ticket costs are $30 for adults. Military and children 12 and under are free. The ticket/badge gets you unlimited access to over 100 different performances throughout Old Town. The entertainment will feature live music, comedy, kids activities, storytelling, dancing, a fun hunt, and the grand finale.
For a detailed itinerary of the New Years Eve event you may go to the first night Alexandria website.