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Reminder: Alexandria’s 265th Birthday Celebration Tomorrow Night at Oronoco Bay Park (Video)

The City of Alexandria will celebrate its 265th birthday and the USA’s 238th birthday tomorrow night (7/12) from 7 to 10 p.m. at Oronoco Bay Park, 100 Madison St., located at the Potomac River between Fairfax, Pendleton, and Madison Streets. Admission is free.

The celebration includes fun for the entire family, including musical entertainment, refreshments, and birthday cake. Fuse Box is performing at 7:00 PM with the featured performance of the evening being a concert by the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra at 8:30 p.m., culminating with a Grand Fireworks Finale featuring Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture” with cannon support by the United States Marine Corps Basic Training School beginning at 9:30 p.m. In the event of inclement weather, fireworks only will be rescheduled for Sunday, July 13 at 9:30 p.m.

Oronoco Bay Park has lawn seating, and participants are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets. Refreshments will be available for purchase, but everyone is welcome to pack a picnic dinner. No grilling allowed.

If you have NEVER been to the annual birthday celebration, below is a look at the pretty awesome fireworks at the celebration.

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