Campagna Center's Annual Scottish Christmas Walk Parade and Weekend
The parade honors Alexandria's Scottish heritage and features over 100 Scottish clans dressed in traditional garb playing Scottish music as they march through Old Town. This year’s event will take place from Dec. 4 through Dec. 6 with the parade starting at 11 a.m. on Saturday. This parade features over 100 marching units and typically draws a big crowd. 2015 marks the parade’s 45th year.
The Campagna Center is located at 418 S. Washington Street, and you can learn more about the other festivities surrounding this event on the official website.
Torpedo Art Factory's Holiday Open House
Each December the Torpedo Art Factory Center features a holiday event. Visitors are invited to the studios, which stay open late, to do some holiday shopping to find those unique gifts.
This year's theme "Take a Walk in the Woods" takes place on Dec. 5 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. and features a children's scavenger hunt, raffles, giveaways, live music, snacks and a special visit from Santa.
If you are shopping for the art aficionado in your life, this may be a great place to get your shopping done. The Torpedo Art Factory Center is located at 105 Union St., in Old Town right on the waterfront.
Carlyle House's Annual Soldier's Christmas Open House
Carlyle House is located at 121 N. Fairfax St., Alexandria, Va. 22314. In addition to regular tours, many special events are held throughout the year.
Alexandria Archaeology Museum's Ornament Decorating Workshop
Parade of Lights Holiday Boat Parade
December 5th is going to be a busy day in Old Town!