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City of Alexandria USA & City Birthday Celebration

Title:City of Alexandria USA & City Birthday Celebration
Date & Time:Sat Jul 10, 2021 8:45 PM - 9:50 PM
Location:Oronoco Bay Park, 100 Madison St. (Map This)
Oronoco Bay Park
Event Details:The City of Alexandria will celebrate its 272nd and the USA’s 245th birthday on Saturday, July 10, with a performance by the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra ending with a Grand Finale fireworks display at 9:30 p.m. To limit crowds and prevent the spread of COVID-19, this year’s fireworks display has been repositioned to be visible from multiple vantage points along the Potomac River waterfront from Canal Center Plaza to Jones Point Park. To further reduce crowds, the event will not include the distribution of birthday cake or cannon support from the 3d United States Infantry Regiment. Please note the later than usual start time of 8:45 p.m.

Program Schedule:
• 8:45 p.m.–Opening and Welcome
Oronoco Bay Park (100 Madison St.)
• 9 p.m.–Performance by Alexandria Symphony Orchestra
Oronoco Bay Park (100 Madison St.)
• 9:30 p.m.–Grand Finale fireworks display
Vantage points:
o Canal Center Plaza (Center Canal Plaza)
o Rivergate Park (2 Montgomery St.)
o Oronoco Bay Park (100 Madison St.)
o Founders Park (351 North Union St.)
o Waterfront Park (1A Prince St.)
o Point Lumley Park (1 Duke St.)
o Windmill Hill Park (501 South Union St.)
o Fords Landing boardwalk (99 Franklin St.)
o Jones Point Park (Jones Point Dr.)
o George Washington Masonic Temple (101 Callahan Dr.)

Please leave pets at home and be mindful of your neighbors by refraining from smoking at this event.
In case of inclement weather, fireworks only will be rescheduled for Sunday, July 11, at 9:30 p.m.
Contact Person:Alyssa Ross
Contact Phone No.:703.746.4572
Audience:Anyone may attend
Tags:Community Event, Family, Parks, Recreation

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