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Alexandria, VA Event Planning

Key Highlights

Hotels 42
Total Sleeping Rooms 6,278
Committable Sleeping Rooms* 496
Committable Meeting Rooms* 43
Largest Exhibit Space 4,845 Sq. Ft.
Largest Ballroom 10,200 Sq. Ft.
Average Hotel Room Rate USD $209
Average Daily Meal Cost USD $69
Average Weekly Car Rental USD $212
*Maximum for a single hotel

Alexandria, VA Key Stats for Meeting Planners

Time Zone: Eastern Time (ET)
Hotel at Convention Center? No
Sleeping Rooms 1 Mile from Convention Center: 4,700
Airport(s): Destination Type(s):
  • Luxury Destination
  • Smoke-free Restaurants
  • Historic Destination
  • Cultural Destination
  • Government Destination
  • Special Event Venues
  • 41
  • Population
  • 150,575
  • Restaurants
  • 70
  • Country Code
  • 1
  • Sales Tax
  • 6.00%
  • Currency
  • U.S. Dollar
  • Standard Tipping Practice
  • 10-20%
  • Electricity
  • 120V / 60Hz
  • Official Languages
  • English
Credit Cards and Travelers Cheques widely accepted? Yes

All average costs based on U.S. Government Per Diem rates as published by the U.S. General Services Administration.

Cities Near Alexandria, VA

Distance Estimated Driving Time Estimated Min. Flying Time Estimated Flight Cost
Richmond, VA 103 mi 1 hr 38 min 49 min USD $381+
Philadelphia, PA 147 mi 2 hr 28 min 45 min USD $305+
Norfolk, VA 189 mi 3 hr 4 min 50 min USD $246+
New York, NY 234 mi 4 hr 11 min 55 min USD $182+
Atlanta, GA 633 mi 9 hr 28 min 1 hr 45 min USD $163+

Alexandria, VA Climate Information

JanFeb MarApr MayJun JulAug SepOct NovDec
Avg. High (°F) 42 46 57 67 76 85 88 87 80 69 58 47
Avg. Low (°F) 27 29 38 46 56 66 71 70 62 50 41 31
Rec. High (°F) - - - - - - - - - - - -
Rec. Low (°F) - - - - - - - - - - - -
Rainfall (in) 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.7 3.0 4.0 4.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0

Alexandria experiences four seasons, ranging from warm, humid weather from April to October to winters seeing temperatures dropping into the 20s. Alexandria summers are hot and humid with average temperatures in the high 80s. The warmest month is July, with an average high of 88°F, while the coldest month is January, with an average low of 28°F.

Alexandria's average annual precipitation is 40 inches evenly distributed throughout the year. Occasional heavy snowfalls occur during the winter, though light snowfalls are more common. Fall and spring are the best seasons to visit the city, as temperatures range from the 50s to 70s, the skies remain sunny and the humidity levels are lower.

 
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