Alexandria The 42nd Annual Scottish Christmas Walk Weekend kicks off the holiday season Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 as more than 30,000 participants and families descend on Old Town for a weekend of festivities that is consistently ranked by the Southeast Tourism Society as one of the top 20 events in the South.
With the exception of the Del Ray Artisans Holiday Market, parade, tour of homes and Holiday Boat Parade, all listed events take place at the George Washington Masonic Memorial, 101 Callahan Drive, Alexandria.
Friday, Nov. 30
Christmas Marketplace — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Heather and Greens sale — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Deck the Halls With Santa, A Children's Party — 1-3 p.m.
Del Ray Artisans Holiday Market — reception 6-9 p.m., 2704 Mount Vernon Ave.
Taste of Scotland — 7 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 1
Holiday Homes Tours — 11 a.m.-4.p.m. (various locations)
Heather and Greens sale — 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Del Ray Artisans Holiday Market — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 2704 Mount Vernon Ave.
Scottish Walk Parade — 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Massed Band concert — 1:30 p.m. at Market Square
Holiday Parade of Lights along the waterfront — 5 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 2
Del Ray Artisans Holiday Market — noon to 4 p.m., 2704 Mount Vernon Ave.
Find more information on these and other holiday events at www.visitalexandriava.com.