Events & Recreation
Huntington and nearby Alexandria have many events that take place year round. Check out annual events like the Scottish Walk Parade, the George Washington Birthday Celebration, the Red Cross Waterfront Festival and the fall Festival of the Arts. Old Town's Farmers Market in downtown Alexandria offers a busy plaza where local farmers and artists have been selling their products since 1753. Rich in historical relevance, nearby Washington, DC, offers monument tours, museum trips, libraries and countless educational expeditions. The area also serves as a major national center for the arts, with many venues for the performing arts in the city.
Huntington, VA Job Market
While Federal Government entities remain as the major employers of the Washington, DC area, including the military installations at The Pentagon, The Navy Annex, Ft. Belvoir, Ft. Myer and Ft. McNair, the DC area's job market is also fueled by high-technology, aerospace and defense, education and healthcare. Some of the largest employers in the area are from the financial sectors, Information Technology and hospitality. In addition, tourism remains a large contributor to area economic strength.
Huntington students are served by Mount Eagle and Clermont Elementary Schools, Mark Twain Middle School and Edison High School. Numerous institutes of higher education are available to area residents, including George Washington University, Strayer University, Virginia Tech (Washington Center), or Georgetown, George Washington, Howard, and Catholic Universities in the nation's capital.
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