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Alexandria, Virginia is a great place to be during the summer. From boat tours to beer yoga, there’s something for everyone. Alexandria is known for its award-winning culture, which ranges from live music to holiday celebrations. Even on days when special events aren’t happening, there is always something to do. New restaurants open often, new historical experiences pop up frequently and the relaxed, welcoming vibe of Alexandria is always present. We’ve compiled some of the best events that are happening in the area this June. A lot of these events are reoccurring throughout the whole summer, so even if you can’t make it on a specific day there is chance that you will be able to choose another day to experience it. Alexandria, Virginia is the perfect place to live and also a great summer getaway!
1) Alexandria Seaport Tour
Every day until October 9, the Alexandria Seaport narrated tour of the colonial Alexandria seaport sets sail. This immersive cruise highlights Founders Park, Old Town Yacht Basin, Captains Row and Jones Point Lighthouse! Get an up-close look at the beautiful waterfront. This tour departs from Alexandria City Marina. Check the website for specific times and to purchase a ticket in advance!
2) Canine Cruise
Take your four-legged friend on the cruise of a lifetime on the Alexandria Seaport. The best part? All dogs ride for free! Purchase your tickets in advance to reserve your spot now. This hour-long cruise is a great way for your furry friends to network with other canines and have a fun day out that’s all about them!
3) Restaurant Openings
Experience all that the Alexandria dining scene has to offer. Waterfront dining and outdoor dining are very popular in this town. There are many restaurants that are opening this summer that will provide you with the perfect dining experience, whether you prefer outdoor dining or dining by the waterfront. The culinary culture of Washington, D.C., also has an influence in the high-quality, chef-driven menus that you will come across at every corner. These locally owned restaurants are sure to provide you with a unique flavor that you will love!
4) Beer Yoga at Port City Brewery
Yes, you read that correctly: Beer Yoga. What better way to move closer to ultimate relaxation than to practice some yoga poses in the Brewhouse, with the promise of a perfect pint after your workout? This event happens every Tuesday at 7 p.m., until October 17th. Be sure to register in advance. Don’t forget to wear comfortable clothing and bring with you a yoga mat, a bottle of water and a towel.
5) Summer Escape at Mount Vernon
You’ll love this after-hours tour of George Washington’s estate, complete with gourmet food and locally sourced craft beer and wine. Enjoy a historically accurate trip through the 18th century as you stroll through lantern-lit grounds, and enjoy music and dancing. There will even be a chocolatier on site that will provide educational chocolate demonstrations. This event takes place rain or shine and costs $25 to enter. Be sure to purchase your tickets on the website!
Apartments In Alexandria, Virginia
Lerner Excelsior Tower is a highly sought-after apartment community with five-star amenities and convenient access to all that Alexandria, Virginia has to offer. Residents enjoy a state-of-the-art fitness center, an easy commute to Washington, D.C., and spacious floor plans. Every apartment home was designed in a modern contemporary style you’ll love. Luxury and community come together seamlessly at Excelsior Tower. When you live here, there’s never a dull moment! Check out the virtual tour for a taste of home.