For Immediate Release: November 12, 2012
City of Alexandria’s Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony Scheduled for Friday, November 23
Kick off the holiday season by making plans to attend the 2012 City of Alexandria Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, November 23, at 7 p.m. at Market Square, 301 King St. Admission is free, and the event will be held rain or shine.
Entertainment features a message from the Mayor, a visit from Santa, a performance of Santa’s Frosty’s Follies by the Metropolitan Fine Arts Center, and caroling with a community sing along.
The public is encouraged to take public transit or walk to the event. Visitors to Old Town can take the Metrorail lines to the King Street Station, and then take the free King Street Trolley to the event. For DASH schedule information, call 703.370.DASH or visit www.dashbus.com. For Metrobus schedule information, call 202.637.7000 or visit wmata.com. For a parking map, visit alexandriava.gov/12490.
For additional information, please call the City’s Special Events Hotline at 703.746.5592 or visit alexandriava.gov/recreation.
The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the City’s Human Rights Code and the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable accommodation or to request materials in an alternative format, call Cheryl Lawrence, Office of Special Events, at 703.746.5419 (VA Relay 711) or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.