9th Annual Cherry Challenge Underway in Alexandria


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9th annual Cherry Challenge Celebrate’s George Washington

Looking for a sweet way to celebrate George Washington’s birthday?  The GW Birthday committee has a sweet contest ‘Cherry Challenge’ for you!

Each year, local Alexandria, Virginia restaurants are invited to participate in a culinary showdown.  Each participating restaurant has created a cherry drink, starter, entrée and/or dessert.

All you have to do is:

  • VISIT participating restaurants and enjoy cherry-themed drinks, starters, entrees and desserts.
  • VOTE for your favorite cherry challenge item, rating the taste, creativity, and presentation of the dish. Submit your ballot on location.
  • SHARE your experience by posting pictures of your feast on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram with the hashtag #gwcherrychallenge!

For more about this event, visit our events calendar.

The Cherry Challenge runs through February 11, 2017. For more information and a list of participating restaurants, visit this link.