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USA/Alexandria Birthday Celebration

Title:USA/Alexandria Birthday Celebration
Date & Time:Sat Jul 11, 2020 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:Oronoco Bay Park, 100 Madison St. (Map This)
Oronoco Bay Park
Event Details:The City of Alexandria will celebrate its 271st and the USA’s 244th birthday on Saturday, July 11, from 6 to 10 p.m., at Oronoco Bay Park (100 Madison St.). In the event of inclement weather, fireworks only will be rescheduled for Sunday, July 12, at 9:30 p.m. Admission is free.

As always, the event will feature free birthday cupcakes and a fireworks display.

Oronoco Bay Park has lawn seating, and participants are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and blankets. Food vendors will be on-site with a selection of hot food and cool treats. Grilling, smoking, tents, and large or staked umbrellas are not permitted. Please keep all pets at home. If groups or families are separated, an area for lost persons will be located at the City stage.

Visitors are encouraged to bike, walk or take alternative public transportation. Visit alexandriava.gov/GOAlex for travel tips, including the City’s Bikeways Map with the best on-street and off-road bikeways and bicycle parking locations. The free King Street Trolley will operate on an extended schedule, with the last trolley departing King and Union streets at 11:45 p.m. Visit Metrobus or DASH for schedule information. Rideshare companies and taxi services will drop off and pick up on N. Royal Street, between Pendleton Street and Madison Street.

For a list of garages and parking lots in the Old Town historic district, visit Where to Park in Old Town. Handicapped-accessible parking will be available on the 500 block of N. Fairfax Street.

For more information, visit alexandriava.gov/Recreation or call the Special Events Hotline at 703.746.5592.

For media inquiries, contact Andrea Blackford, Senior Communications Officer, at andrea.blackford@alexandriava.gov or 703.746.3959.

To request a reasonable disability accommodation, contact anne.odell@alexandriava.gov or call 703.746.5419, Virginia Relay 711.
Contact Person:Special Events Hotline
Contact Phone No.:703.746.5592
Fees:food and beverage sales
Audience:Anyone may attend
Tags:Arts, Concerts, Family, Food, Holiday Event, King Street, Old & Historic Alexandria, Old Town, Old Town North, Parks, Performing Arts, Recreation, Restricted Food Trucks, Summer Fun for Kids, Teens, Tourism, Volunteer, Waterfront


For event details visit https://apps.alexandriava.gov/Calendar/?29533
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