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Summer Fun List: Friendship Firehouse Festival

One of our favorite annual activities is the Friendship Firehouse Festival in Old Town Alexandria, VA.

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Founded in 1774, the Friendship Firehouse houses antique firefighting equipment in what is now a museum. The festival brings lots of emergency vehicles for children to explore to Old Town Alexandria, as well as vendors, snacks and fun plastic firefighter hats for the kids!

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Luke and Scarlett “drove” a firetruck.

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They got to see some real equipment too.

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They also got to play in a Red Cross Disaster Relief truck.

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They got to pretend to serve food out of the back.

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It was truck heaven for all the little kids in attendance. Luke loved it, even though he made this face.

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We also got some Naked Juice samples and fire safety coloring books. Fun Times. I’m sure we will be back next year.

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