The City of Alexandria will celebrate its 273rd and the USA’s 246th birthday on Saturday, July 9, and Alexandria Symphony will again perform as the main event concluding with a grand finale fireworks display. Enjoy the return of the big birthday experience of years past with cupcakes, local vendors, food trucks, live music and an extended runtime. The concert will include music by Copland, the Armed Forces Medley, film scores, patriotic favorites and highlights from ASO’s upcoming season. The grand finale will feature a spectacular fireworks display, accompanied by other patriotic tunes. The celebration is sponsored by the city and coordinated by the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities. The ASO’s performance is underwritten by generous sponsors listed below. The event is free and open to the public.

Oronoco Bay Park
100 Madison Street
Alexandria, VA  22314

6:00 p.m. Gates Open – live music
7:30 p.m. Announcements and Cupcakes
8:30 p.m. Alexandria Symphony concert
9:30 p.m. Fireworks with ASO
9:50 p.m. Event ends

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