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Fall into the season with bright-hued foliage, favorite art events, outdoor festivals and Halloween haunts this autumn in Alexandria, Virginia. Voted one of Travel + Leisure’s Best Cities in the U.S. 2022 and a Condé Nast Traveler Top 5 Best Small City in the U.S. 2022, Alexandria boasts beautifully preserved historic architecture to enjoy on the 80th Annual Historic Alexandria Homes Tour or along cobblestoned Captain’s Row fit for the season with gas-lit lanterns and seasonal decor.

Enjoy outdoor art festivals such as the 20th Annual Alexandria Old Town Art Festival, Del Ray’s 27th Annual Art on the Avenue and more. Get spooked on Alexandria Colonial Tours’ Ghost & Graveyard Tour and bring the whole family to the Del Ray Halloween Parade or unwind at George Washington’s Mount Vernon with the Fall Wine Festival & Sunset Tour and Fall Harvest Festival. Explore more fall events and happenings below.

Special Offer: Stay in participating Alexandria hotels now through December 31, 2022 and get two free Key to the City attraction passes. Learn more.

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Starting Sept. 10 through Nov. 5, 2022, there will be no Metrorail service south of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport due to ongoing construction. Free shuttles will be available to operating stations.

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Alexandria is currently at a low COVID-19 community level. Wearing a mask is not required in most settings, but individuals are welcome to do so at any time; certain businesses may still require masks. Learn more.


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