Alexandria After Dark – Best Nighttime Attractions and Tours
Experience Alexandria after dark during your getaway to Morrison House in Old Town Alexandria. From live music, monuments, and museums, downtown Alexandria and the surrounding areas comes to life when the sun goes down.
Stay up late and discover some of our favorite nighttime attractions and tours in and around Old Town Alexandria:
Monuments by Moonlight
Across the Potomac River from Washington D.C., Old Town Alexandria is just a short water taxi ride from numerous monuments and memorials, including the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, the U.S. Capitol Building, and the White House. During your stay at Morrison House, see the nation in a different light and spend an enchanted evening marveling at America’s most iconic landmarks by moonlight. Explore on your own or join a guided tour of the nation’s capital after dark.
Fancy a Nightcap?
Sip something sophisticated during your stay at Morrison House. Visit Jackson 20 at our sister hotel The Alexandrian in Old Town Alexandria and make a toast to a day well spent exploring the Alexandria waterfront, King Street shops, or nearby Mount Vernon. Enjoy handcrafted cocktails, local brews, and regional wines at this casual neighborhood restaurant and bar.
Founded in 1749, Alexandria is rife with history of European settlers, Civil War soldiers, and founding fathers. Discover something spooky during your stay at Morrison House and follow an 18th century costumed guide through the historic district of downtown Alexandria. Guided by lantern light, learn about ghosts, local legends, and the unsolved mysteries that have captivated curious minds in Old Town Alexandria for centuries.
Music to My Ears
If live entertainment in the heart of Old Town Alexandria is music to your ears, don’t miss live local talent every Friday and Saturday night at Blackwall Hitch. A coastal-inspired American restaurant in downtown Alexandria, Blackwall Hitch hosts singers and songwriters every weekend and welcomes visitors and local alike to enjoy sights and sounds on the Alexandria waterfront.
Night at the Museum
Home to world class museums and national collections, take a water taxi ride from the Potomac River waterfront in Old Town Alexandria to the nation’s capital for a night at the museum. Open late, visit the National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian American Art Museum or discover monthly special events, including a concert series and live story sessions at some of the most popular museums located just across the river from our hotel in downtown Alexandria.