USA/Alexandria Birthday Celebration

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POSTPONED from Saturday, July 9 to Sunday, July 10 due to inclement weather.

Sunday, July 10, 2022

6 to 9:45 p.m.
Free Admission
Oronoco Bay Park, 100 Madison St, Alexandria, VA 22314

The City of Alexandria will celebrate its 273rd and the USA’s 246th birthday on Sunday, July 10, 2022 with a performance by the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra and a grand finale fireworks display at 9:30 p.m. Enjoy the return of the big birthday experience of years past with cupcakes, local vendors, live music and an extended runtime.

Scheduled activities will go on as planned, including:  

  • 6 p.m. – Performance by DJ One Luv
  • 7:30 p.m. – Town crier announces Mayor Justin Wilson; poetry reading by Alexandria Poet Laureate Zeina Azzam; acknowledgements
  • 8 p.m. – Distribution of birthday cupcakes by members of City Council
  • 8:30 p.m. – Performance by the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra
  • 9:30 p.m. – Grand finale fireworks display

Vantage points:

·        Canal Center Plaza (Center Canal Plaza)

·        Rivergate Park (2 Montgomery St.)

·        Oronoco Bay Park (100 Madison St.)

·        Founders Park (351 North Union St.)

·        Waterfront Park (1A Prince St.)

·        Windmill Hill Park (501 South Union St.)

·        Fords Landing boardwalk (99 Franklin St.)

·        Jones Point Park (Jones Point Dr.)

·        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.

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

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