Tickets on Sale Now for Historic Alexandria Candlelight Tour
Tours Saturday December 14 and Sunday December 15, 2013
Take a break from the fast pace of the season and enjoy the unique charm and history of Old Town at Alexandria’s most popular holiday event. Tour Gadsby’s Tavern Museum (134 North Royal Street), Carlyle House Historic Park (121 North Fairfax Street), Lee-Fendall House (614 Oronoco Street), and Lloyd House (220 North Washington Street) by candlelight and enjoy seasonal decorations, entertainment and light refreshments. Tour times are from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, December 14 and from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, December 15.
The tour is self-guided and the sites may be visited in any order. A free shuttle is provided running in a continuous loop between the sites. Ticket prices are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors, and $5 for children (ages 6-17). For information, tickets, and group sales information, please contact Gadsby’s Tavern Museum at 703.746.4242. Tickets for this event can also be purchased online at http://shop.alexandriava.gov.
Old Town Alexandria is served by convenient public transportation, including the free King Street Trolley. Ample public parking is available at the Tavern Square and Market Square parking garages.
To learn more about other holiday events in historic Alexandria, please visit www.visitalexandriava.com and www.historicalexandria.org.