Main content
City of Alexandria Homepage
Wednesday, April 23  •  55°Partly Cloudy Air Quality: Green
CloseWeather Forecast
Today: High 61° Low 40°
Clear/WindAir Quality: Green
Thu: High 66° Low 44°
SunnyAir Quality: Green
Fri: High 69° Low 50°
Isolated ThunderstormsAir Quality: Green
Sat: High 77° Low 45°
SunnyAir Quality: Green
Sun: High 69° Low 45°
Mostly Sunny
City of Alexandria, VA City of Alexandria, VA
Recreation
Share Share RSS RSS Print Print Text Size Text Size NormalText Size LargeText Size Extra Large
Page updated Sep 26, 2010 5:13 PM
CloseComments

No Comments Posted Yet

City of Alexandria in Search of 2010 Holiday Tree

During the holidays, Market Square glistens with the sparkling majesty of a Holiday Tree, made possible only through a generous donation each year. The City of Alexandria is once again in search of a Colorado Blue Spruce, Leyland Cypress or other well-formed evergreen tree, approximately 25 to 35 feet tall, to serve as the City’s official 2010 Holiday Tree. The City will remove the tree from the donor’s property in mid-November and grind the stump at no cost. The tree will be decorated and displayed at Market Square, 301 King St., throughout the holiday season.

The lighting of the Holiday Tree officially opens the holiday season in Alexandria. The City’s Holiday Tree will be lighted during the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at 7 p.m. on Friday, November 26, at Market Square, 301 King St. The ceremony will feature a special visit by Santa Claus, along with entertainment and caroling.

Persons in the Washington metropolitan area who are interested in donating a tree should call John Noelle, City Arborist, at 703.746.5499 or e-mail john.noelle@alexandriava.gov.

1108 Jefferson St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
703.746.4343
Fax: 703.838.6344
E-Mail

Office Hours
Monday-Friday
8 am - 5 pm

James B. Spengler
Director
703.746.5500