New Year’s Eve 2015 brings 20th Annual First Night Alexandria

First night Alexandria Fireworks over National Harbor

Don’t miss the best family-friendly New Year’s Eve celebration in the Washington D.C. area at First Night Alexandria.  Old Town Alexandria, VA will be alive with activity from 2 p.m. to midnight with 100 live music performances at 22 venues.  The afternoon kicks off with the Sixth Annual Fun Hunt from 2 to 5 p.m.  Live music begins at 7 p.m. and continues through midnight.

Old Town Alexandria will be electric with live entertainment options suited for all members of the family regardless of musical and artistic preferences.  First Night partygoers can stroll the alcohol-free streets of Old Town Alexandria watching live performances in unique venues including art galleries, churches, and Alexandria’s quaint retail shops.  Stop by Jefferson Houston School for the Moon Bounce, Carnival Games and ThinkFun games. Watch for stilt-walking Chuck and his Cat’s Carnival Cornucopia.

Old Town’s numerous restaurants and pubs will be catering to those with kids in tow during this family-friendly celebration.  There are also dining recommendations available for couples looking for an upscale date night or romantic dinner for two.

The evening will climax with Fireworks on the River at midnight along the Potomac River at the foot of King Street.  Best viewing is anywhere along the waterfront. Click here to locate the Alexandria fireworks finale on Google Maps.

Alexandria VA hotel guest room

The First Night Alexandria badge is your ticket to the festivities. Badges are $15 before December 18 and $20 after.  Children under 12 and active military are free.  Tickets can be purchased at the Alexandria Visitors Center or online.  Click here for more First Night Alexandria ticket information.

While making your First Night Alexandria plans, don’t forget to include booking one of the hotels in Alexandria, VA.  After a long night of celebrating with the family, you’ll want to drive a short distance to our Alexandria hotel, tuck the kids into one of our comfortable beds, and enjoy a great night’s sleep.  Wake up refreshed and enjoy our free Smart Start Breakfast Bar with options for the entire family.  Find us online at AlexandriaFortBelvoirHotel.com or call our friendly staff directly at 888.765.6704 to book your First Night Alexandria hotel rooms today.

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