Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Dec 1,2,3,8,9,10,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23
Outdoor european market style
  • Art & Craft Vendors
  • Wine Bar
  • Diverse Food Selections
  • Entertainment


What is Alexandria’s Holiday Market 2017?

Alexandria’s Holiday Market is an annual signature event that transforms the Carlyle District into a lively Holiday Festival.

While shopping for unique art and craft items for your loved ones, enjoy live entertainment, food and sweets, hot Gluhwein wine, and hot cocoa.

Alexandria’s Holiday Market is the perfect place for children young and old. Visit the children’s corner for some fun kid’s activities to learn more about European traditions and culture.

Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from December 1ST to 23rd  and the week days leading to Christmas, vendors will sell traditional food, sweets and drinks combined with unique art and craft vendors to create a unique shopping experience.

Alexandria’s Holiday Market unique atmosphere will bring you in the perfect holiday spirit.

S and B Event Management LLC is the host and owner of the event and is organizing it in partnership with the City of Alexandria and Carlyle Community Council.

What are the exact dates and time?

December 1-3rd  from 11am to 7pm
December 8-10th  from 11am to 7pm
December 15-17th & 18th-23rd from 11am to 7pm

Where is it located?

300 John Carlyle Street – Alexandria VA 22314
It’s located in John Carlyle Square in the Carlyle District of Alexandria. It is easily accessible by car, Metrorail or Dash Bus. It’s conveniently located just three blocks from the King Street Metro Station and four blocks from the Eisenhower Avenue Metro Station on Metrorail’s Yellow and Blue Lines.

Who benefits from the Alexandria’s Holiday Market?

The event also features the Holiday Sharing – Toy Drive program to support families in need through Volunteer Alexandria in partnership with the Alexandria City Department of Community and Human Services.

Additionally AHM attendees are encouraged to support the Alexandria’s Holiday Gift Drive by donating baby items and any toys for children aged one month to 12 years old. For the toy donations, there is a special need for baby dolls of all races. For further ideas, those wanting to give are encouraged to view the Alexandria’s Holiday Gift Amazon Wish List.

Parking: Street or indoor parking

  1. 1925 Ballenger Ave: $5 flat rate on Saturday
  2. 1800 Diagonal Rd: $8 on weekend
  3. Westin Alexandria 400 Courthouse Square: Valet parking $10/day
  4. Marriott Residence Inn 1456 Duke Street: $10/Day

Is this a FREE event?

This is a FREE event for anyone to enjoy the unique experience and the holiday spirit.

What is the children’s corner?

Children’s Corner is open on weekend from 12pm to 6pm. Enjoy our “Paint Your Own Christmas Ornament” activity, pick up our children’s activity book.