We invite our youngest revelers to explore music, culture, and fun, with live performances from Culture Queen, Mike Rose Magic, Groovy Nate, and a few surprises!

Friday, December 31 – TWO SHOWS! 

12:00PM-2:00PM and 3:00PM-5:00PM

Location: GW Masonic Temple, 101 Callahan Drive
Doors Open 15 minutes prior to show start

Tickets – $5 per person (ages 2 and up)

Doors open 15 minutes prior to each show. No refunds. Fully transferable. Limited Seating. Tickets available online until sold out.

Mask required for admittance.

More experienced party animals can enjoy a daytime show featuring comedy with PT Bratton, a dance performance by Local Motion Youth Collectives, powerful R&B, Southern Soul, Motown & Oldies music with Lady Mary.

Friday, December 31 – TWO SHOWS! 

12:00PM-2:00PM and 3:00PM-5:00PM

Location: Durant Center, 1605 Cameron St
Doors Open 30 minutes prior to show start

Tickets – $20 (includes light snack)

Doors open 15 minutes prior to each show. No refunds. Fully transferable. Limited Seating. Tickets available online until sold out.

Mask required for admittance.

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Roots Rock ‘n’ Roll and Swingin’ Americana collide with Bill Kirchen Music & Too Much Fun, and The Grandsons, in a NEW VENUE FOR 2021, The George Washington Masonic National Memorial Theater.

These award-winning musicians bring a fun-filled mix of swingin’ old school country, roots rock ‘n’ roll, ska, New Orleans R&B, country, and latin. High energy family fun!

SHOWTIMES: Friday, Dec. 31 at 7:00-8:30PM & 9:30-11:00PM | GW Masonic Temple – Memorial Theater (101 Callahan Drive)

Doors open 15 minutes prior to each show. No refunds. Fully transferable. Limited Seating. Tickets available online until sold out.

Mask required for admittance.

Classic R&B and Soul will fill the North Lodge of the George Washington Masonic National Memorial with the Momentum Collective Inc. SOUL DIVAS REVUE – The music of Patti LaBelle, Aretha Franklin, and Gladys Knight. With comic relief from Nikkie Knowles of Clean Comedy Connection, this high-energy show is sure to be a favorite!

*NOTE – The North Lodge of the Masonic Temple is NOT handicapped accessible. The only access is up a flight of stairs.  If you can navigate stairs, it will be worth it!

SHOWTIMES: Friday, Dec. 31 at 7:00-8:30PM & 9:30-11:00PM | GW Masonic Temple – North Lodge (101 Callahan Drive)

Doors open 15 minutes prior to each show. No refunds. Fully transferable. Limited Seating. Tickets available online until sold out.

Mask required for admittance.

Dance the Night away at the Battle of the DJs! Using the latest wireless headphone technology, Sneak Party delivers a silent/personal disco where you can choose from Reggae/Afro Beats/Latin, 90s Hip Hop/R&B, and Current Top 40s Hits in an epic DJ Battle with DJ Konsistance, DJ Papito, and DJ DME3.

SHOWTIME: Friday, Dec. 31 at 7:00-11:00PM | GW Masonic Temple – Grand Masonic Hall (101 Callahan Drive)

Doors open 15 minutes prior to each show. No refunds. Fully transferable. Limited Seating. Tickets available online until sold out.

Mask required for admittance.

For nearly 40 years the Irish Breakfast Band has brought high-energy, multi-instrumental music to Alexandria – jigs, reels, hornpipes, ballads, waltzes and more – rooted in traditional Irish ceilidh (community dance) music.  Now, the highly-talented, next generation of musicians “distilled” from the Irish Breakfast Band’s ranks – known as the Whiskey Before Breakfast Band – interpret the tradition as only they can, with a ‘strong spirit’ and vibrant arrangements.

SHOWTIMES: Friday, Dec. 31 at 7:00-8:30PM & 9:30-11:00PM | St. Paul’s Episcopal Church (228 S Pitt St)

Doors open 15 minutes prior to each show. No refunds. Fully transferable. Limited Seating. Tickets available online until sold out.

Mask required for admittance.

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Enjoy familiar covers and award-winning original music, Roots Rock to Americana Country, from the Janine Wilson Band and Ruthie and the Wranglers. Clever lyrics and heavenly harmonies will make this show one to remember!

SHOWTIMES: Friday, Dec. 31 at 7:00-8:30PM & 9:30-11:00PM | American Legion Post 24 (400 Cameron St)

Doors open 15 minutes prior to each show. No refunds. Fully transferable. Limited Seating. Tickets available online until sold out.

Mask required for admittance.

‘JAZZ & JOKES’ – Fan Favorite Common Ground Jazz brings an upbeat blend of Jazz, R&B, and Soul for the most discriminating music lover, from old standards rearranged for the contemporary listener and recent urban style hits remade with a jazzy feel. Comedian Dewayne White, of Clean Comedy Connection, draws much of his humor from his unique take on his military experience and general family life craziness. Don’t miss this unique blend of Jazz & Jokes!

SHOWTIMES: Friday, Dec. 31 at 7:00-8:30PM & 9:30-11:00PM | The Lyceum (201 S Washington)

Doors open 15 minutes prior to each show. No refunds. Fully transferable. Limited Seating. Tickets available online until sold out.

Mask required for admittance.

‘INTERSECTIONS’ – Join Vaughn Ambrose’s Yellow Door Concert Series and Local Motion Project for an evening of Jazz music with featured sections of contemporary dance. Experience the improvisational interplay between music and dance.

SHOWTIME: Friday, Dec. 31 at 7:00-8:30PM & 9:30-11:00PM | Durant Center (1605 Cameron St)

Doors open 15 minutes prior to each show. No refunds. Fully transferable. Limited Seating. Tickets available online until sold out. Adult and student pricing available.

Mask required for admittance.

Wrap up your incredible evening of performing arts with our Countdown to 2022 Street Party at Alexandria Market Square, featuring music, comic relief with Clean Comedy Connection, giveaways, prizes, and more! Top off the evening and ring in the New Year with a fireworks finale over the Potomac that’s sure to make you “ooh and aah”!

SHOWTIME: Friday, Dec. 31, 10:00PM-Midnight | Market Square (301 King St)

The Countdown to 2022 Street Party and Fireworks finale are free and open to the public.

To keep the music playing and fireworks bursting for years to come, feel free to enter a donation amount of your choice at checkout.

To limit crowds and prevent the spread of COVID-19, this year’s fireworks display will be visible from multiple vantage points along the Potomac River waterfront from Canal Center Plaza to Jones Point Park.

BEST SPOTS TO WATCH:
Canal Center Plaza (Center Canal Plaza)
Rivergate Park (2 Montgomery St.)
Oronoco Bay Park (100 Madison St.)
Founders Park (351 North Union St.)
Waterfront Park (1A Prince St.)
Windmill Hill Park (501 South Union St.)
Ford’s Landing Boardwalk (99 Franklin St.)
Jones Point Park (Jones Point Dr.)
George Washington Masonic Temple (101 Callahan Dr.)

Please leave pets at home.

In case of inclement weather, fireworks only will be rescheduled for Saturday , January 1, 2022, at 7PM.