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Visiting the Tall Ships
The highlight of the Alexandria Waterfront Festival is visiting the Gazela Primeiro, a historic ship that will be docked and offer tours at Robinson's Pier. The Gazela Primeiro was built in 1883 in the shipyard of J. M. Mendes in Setubal, Portugal to carry fishermen to the Grand Banks of Newfoundland.
Oronoco Bay Park, at the northern end of Union Street along the Old Town Alexandria waterfront. See a map of Alexandria
Parking is limited in the area. Free shuttles will run between the Eisenhower Avenue and King Street Metro stations.
Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.; Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
$15 per adult; one child is free with an adult, $5 for children 2-12 years old; and children under 2 are free.
A Food Court is set up on Pendleton Street offering a variety of food including barbecue, seafood, smoothies and old fashioned sodas. Snacks will also be on sale throughout the park.