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Port City Brewing Company's Alexandria Holiday Boat Parade of Lights Waterfront Beer Garden Pop-Up

December 1, 2018 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm

On December 1st, Port City Brewing Company is popping up a Waterfront Beer Garden! They will be on the Alexandria City Marina (0 Cameron St) from 4:00-8:00pm serving up a variety of PCBC pints, before, during and after the Alexandria Holiday Boat Parade of Lights. Enjoy a Tidings Ale in our Beer Garden while watching the parade and take in the views of the Potomac! Featuring AR Workshop AlexandriaDolci GelatiVola's Dockside Grill and plenty of Portside Festivities from Visit Alexandria VA.


Details from Visit Alexandria on the Event

Spectators on both sides of the Potomac River will gather to enjoy a beloved holiday tradition on Saturday, December 1, 2018. The Wharf in Washington, D.C., and Alexandria, Virginia, present parades of illuminated boats back-to-back on the same evening, along with dockside festivities to celebrate the season. The Alexandria Holiday Boat Parade of Lights begins at 5:30 p.m. in Old Town with activities at the Alexandria City Marina from 2 to 8 p.m. 

At 5:30pm on the day of the iconic Scottish Christmas Walk Parade, Alexandria's harbor shines as dozens of brightly lit boats cruise the Potomac River at the historic waterfront for the Alexandria Holiday Boat Parade of Lights, which was named a Top 10 Best Holiday Parade by the USA Today 10Best Readers' Choice Awards in 2017. Tommy McFly of and NBC4 will serve as the parade announcer. Enjoy festivities at the Alexandria City Marina from 4:00-8:00pm, including a pop-up beer garden from Port City Brewing Company featuring their popular seasonal Tidings Ale, a pop-up Vola’s Dockside Grill,and giveaways from Lyft, which is also offering 20% off your ride to the Alexandria Holiday Boat Parade of Lights with the code HOLIDAYPARADE18!. Take part in a Letters to Santa postcard pop-up from paper goods boutique Penny Post, a DIY holiday wood ornament craft activity from AR Workshop Alexandria and a hot chocolate bar from Dolci Gelati. Parade-goers are invited to step into the Torpedo Factory Art Center, located at the Alexandria City Marina, for their annual holiday festivities from 2:00-8:00pm.

Alexandria City Marina