This Halloween, head to Old Town Alexandria to learn about its haunted history and indulge in some tasty treats. From graveyard tours to trick-or-treat shopping, there’s something for Halloween enthusiasts of all ages, including your four-legged friends - all steps from EYA's new home communities in Alexandria!
More than two dozen member stores in the Old Town Boutique District will be handing out treats – and maybe some tricks – on October 26 from 11 am to 6 pm.
Trick or Treat with the Boutiques
Grab your “ghoulfriends” and stop by the Old Town Boutique District on Saturday, October 26th for Trick or Treat with the Boutiques. More than two dozen Old Town boutiques will be handing out special treats from 11 AM – 6 PM. Participating stores include Red Barn Mercantile, Bellacara, The Shoe Hive and Apple Seed.
Ghost and Graveyard Halloween Tour
For a frightfully good time, join Alexandria Colonial Tours for their special Ghost and Graveyard Halloween Tour. Follow an 18th Century costumed guide through the charming streets of historic Old Town as you hear tales of angry ghosts looking for revenge, legends, folklore and unsolved mysteries. The one-hour tour ends with the guide abandoning you in a local graveyard!
Canine Costume Contest
Don’t leave your four-legged friends behind this Halloween. Stop by Jackson 20 on Halloween night for their annual Howl-o-ween canine costume contest! Local pets and their humans will model their finest Halloween attire in this popular pet costume contest.
View the full list of Old Town Halloween happenings here. And while you are in the neighborhood, be sure to stop by EYA’s newest Old Town communities, Old Town Commons and The Oronoco, just moments from King Street’s acclaimed boutiques and restaurants. Happy Haunting!
The greater DC metro area has a vast array of incredible walking/biking trails. From the scenic Mount Vernon Trail winding along the Potomac River to the leafy Capital Crescent Trail connecting Georgetown to Bethesda, there are many popular trails that provide endless recreation for cyclists and pedestrians and vital paths for commuters who bike to work.
Now more than ever, we’re looking for more ways to get outside, stay active, and get some fresh air, without venturing too far from home. From sunrise to sunset, visitors are invited to explore the 528-acres of inviting woodland trails, sports fields, picnic shelters, playgrounds, and more at Cabin John Regional Park. Throughout all four seasons ice skating, tennis classes, camps, recreational sports and more are just a few of the activities held in this quiet oasis just steps from the lively shopping, dining, and entertainment opportunities at Cabin John Village.
Located across the street from the Wiehle-Reston East Metro station, the Townhomes at Reston Station bring city living to Reston, VA. These new, modern townhomes are perfectly situated to offer residents both the proximity to local amenities and businesses they love as well as easy access to the city nearby. A quick walk to the Metro, the beloved W&OD trail, favorite restaurants, parks, and more, the Townhomes at Reston Station offer the best of urban living with the established convenience of Reston.
For both artists and art lovers, The Art League's annual Patrons' Show is the highlight of the year. Described as part block party, part fundraiser, The Patrons' Show is a unique opportunity to view and purchase locally made art, while supporting a great cause. This year marks the 52nd anniversary of The Patrons' Show and EYA is proud to sponsor of the event.