Alexandria-Caen Sister Cities Committee to Commemorate Anniversary of D-Day with Market Square Event

Alexandria remembers the sacrifice of American troops and celebrates its sister city partnership with Caen, France by commemorating the anniversary of the D-Day invasions on the beaches of Normandy with two events this June.


Please join us for the sixth annual D-Day Commemoration Event on Market Square in Old Town, Alexandria on Saturday, June 3. Beginning at 2:30 p.m., the program will include WWII reenactors, vehicles, and static displays; period music from “Blue Jazz” along with swing dancing on Market Square, and an official remembrance ceremony with Alexandria elected officials.  Children are encouraged to attend and all activities are free! A full schedule of activities will be available on the Alexandria-Caen Sister Cities website at[].

Bienvenue and à bientôt!




Alexandria-Caen Sister Cities Committee–

Market Square/City Hall Plaza: 301 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314


The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended. To request a reasonable accommodation, e-mail or call 703.746.4554 or Virginia Relay 711. 

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