The nation’s largest George Washington Birthday parade marches a one-mile route through the streets of Old Town Alexandria, Virginia on Monday, February 18, 2019, from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM.
Prior to the George Washington Birthday Parade in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, come honor our nation’s veterans and active military, and sign the community covenant document showing your support for our armed forces and their families at the Parade Reviewing Stand adjacent to Market Square.
Today, on President's Day, we honor the nation's first president, George Washington, who was born on February 22, 1732 and all persons who have served as president. Here's a link to a transcript of Washington's first Inaugural address from April 30, 1789.
On Monday, February 20 (Presidents Day), several Historic Alexandria sites will celebrate by hosting special open houses with free admission. Details...
The U.S. Postal Service will commemorate the centennial of President John F. Kennedy’s birth on President's Day by dedicating a Forever stamp in his honor at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston.