2017 First Night Alexandria Badge


The price of an admission badge is $30 and remains that price through 12/31/17. To gain admission to all First Night Alexandria venues you need just one badge per adult. You do not need a badge for just the fireworks.  Kids 12 and under and active military get in for FREE!* Children must be accompanied by an adult with a badge.

Want to get your tickets right now?  Here are four locations where you can do that!  Please check their web sites for hours of operation.

Alexandria Visitor Center, 221 King St., Alexandria

The Old Town Shop, 105 S. Union St., Alexandria

Unwined, 3690-J King St. and 1600 Belle View Blvd., Alexandria

First Night tickets will be on sale at ALL venues! Most venues are cash only, but credit cards will be accepted at the Durant Arts Center, the Torpedo Factory Art Center and the George Washington Masonic Memorial until 10:00 pm, and at the Alexandria Visitor Center until 9:00 p.m.

BADGES ARE NOT REFUNDABLE; please purchase carefully. The show goes on rain, snow, sleet or dark of night!

Badges WILL NOT be mailed. You will receive emails confirming payment and where to pick up badges.

* Military must provide an active ID to receive their First Night badge.  Military badges can be picked up on December 31st at the Durant Arts Center, 1605 Cameron Street any time between noon and 10:00 p.m.; at the Alexandria Visitor Center, 221 King Street between 10:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m.; or at any venue after 7:00 p.m. Spouses, significant others and additional family members of active military must purchase badges.

If you purchase online and want to pick up your badges before December 31st, you can do so at the Alexandria Visitor Center, 221 King Street beginning on Thursday, December 21st.

Badges purchased online and not picked up at the Alexandria Visitor Center from December 20th until December 31st must be picked up before 10:00 pm on December 31st at:

In addition to purchasing online now, badges can be purchased at these Alexandria locations after Thanksgiving: