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Stay Holly & Jolly – Holidays in Old Town Alexandria

Friday, November 1st, 2019

Named one of America’s Top Holiday Towns by USA Today, Alexandria, VA truly sparkles with holiday cheer. The most magical season to visit Old Town Alexandria, the holidays bring twinkling lights strung across brick-lined streets, colorful décor, and an array of seasonal festivals. During your winter getaway to Morrison House, stay holly and jolly with
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Uncover Alexandria’s Literary Past

Monday, October 7th, 2019

Step back in time to 18th century America and uncover Old Town Alexandria’s deeply historic literary roots during a special walking tour hosted by Morrison House. Begin your journey to the past in the lobby of our Federalist-style mansion where your guide will introduce the city’s history and the array of notable literary figures who
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Art in Old Town – 17th Annual Alexandria King Street Art Festival

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019

Each year, Alexandria’s famed King Street transforms into a world-class, outdoor art gallery with both sides of the thoroughfare between Washington and Union Streets hosting more than 200 artists from the US and abroad. Taking place on September 21 and 22, the 17th Annual Alexandria King Street Art Festival is an art-lover’s dream, featuring fine
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Join the Party – Alexandria’s Favorite Summer Festivals

Monday, August 5th, 2019

Discover the best festivals hosted in and around historic Old-Town Alexandria this summer. Join the Party – Alexandria’s Favorite Summer Festivals Summertime in Alexandria is filled with an array of festivals, fairs, and celebrations. During your stay at Morrison House, discover the heart-beat of our historic city and explore the city’s best summer festivals. From
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Beat the Heat – Alexandria’s Best Indoor Attractions

Wednesday, June 26th, 2019

When it’s hot outside, beat the heat with the best indoor attractions in the historic Old Town Alexandria, VA area. Beat the Heat – Alexandria’s Best Indoor Attractions When it’s hot outside, beat the heat with some of Alexandria’s favorite indoor attractions. A short water taxi ride from Washington D.C., our downtown Alexandria hotel is
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Hotel for Alexandria Holiday Boat Parade of Lights

Tuesday, November 6th, 2018

It’s a yuletide tradition you won’t want to miss: Alexandria’s annual Holiday Boat Parade of Lights on the grand old Potomac River! Join us for Autograph Collection-caliber hospitality here in Old Town Alexandria and take advantage of our plush comforts and convenient location to the city’s waterfront where this much-loved nautical processional will be taking place on
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Hotel near Scottish Christmas Walk Weekend

Tuesday, November 6th, 2018

Scottish heritage runs mighty deep in our fair city of Alexandria, which after all was established by Scotsmen and which honors one of them, John Alexander, in its very name. That heritage has been celebrated for nearly a full half-century in the Scottish Christmas Walk Weekend & Parade, which will be filling Old Town Alexandria with
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Fall Activities & Things to Do in Alexandria, VA

Friday, October 12th, 2018

Morrison House serves as an excellent home base for getaways, given our regal perch smack dab in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. Our immediate neighborhood alone offers a wealth of fall activities, while the world-class attractions of Washington, D.C. are but a hop, skip, and a jump away. Alexandria recently topped MONEY’s list of the top 20 places
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Luxurious Hotel near Del Ray Halloween Parade

Friday, October 12th, 2018

Bring the whole crew to Old Town Alexandria and get spooky with us here at Morrison House, where you and the gang will be within easy reach of a much-loved local Halloween tradition: the Del Ray Halloween Parade. The 2018 Del Ray Halloween Parade This year’s Del Ray Halloween Parade—the very impressive 22nd annual—will take place on
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Visit the Beautiful Gardens of Alexandria

Friday, September 14th, 2018

If you’re looking for a little dose of tranquil nature during your visit to Old Town Alexandria, Virginia and the Washington D.C. area with Morrison House, you’ve got a feast of different options: from riverway greenspaces to nature preserves. Our region also comes well-endowed with some lovely botanical gardens, including several right here in Alexandria.
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