Alex River Fete
The City of Alexandria – in partnership with dozens of local arts organizations and programs – combines the success of existing cultural events, bringing them “all under one roof” for three days in Downtown Alexandria. Together with numerous local businesses, community participants, teams, civic leaders and sponsors, the AlexRiverFête celebration embodies the spirit of community, culture and collaboration.
*Ask for Alex River Fête rate by calling hotel directly
Baymont Inn & Suites - (318) 619-3300 (Mention AlexRiverFête when booking)
Standard - $59.00
Holiday Inn Downtown Alexandria - (318) 541-8333
Standard - $99.00
Hampton Inn & Suites - (318) 445-4449 (Code: ARF)
Standard - $109.00
LaQuinta Inn & Suites - (318) 442-3700 (Mention AlexRiverFête when booking)
Standard - $85.00
Country Inn & Suites - (318) 641-8332
Standard - $85.00
Suite - $95.00
The Hotel Bentley - (318) 442-2226 (Mention AlexRiverFête when booking)
King - $99.00 (Vendor Rate: $89.00)
Double - $99.00 (Vendor Rate: $89.00)
Corporate Suite - $139.00
Bridal Suite - $200.00
HomeTowne Studios & Suites - (318) 448-8500
Low Daily Rates Starting at: $42.99
Special 5 Day Rate Starting at: $225.00
Weekly Rates Starting at: $239.99
Locals and visitors alike will have plenty to see and do in Downtown Alexandria during the three-day AlexRiverFête: Festivities include:
Dinner on the Bricks
Thursday, May 3, 2018 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Come dine on the bricks as locally owned restaurants and caterers showcase the best of their menus. Admission is free, but menu prices vary.
Friday, May 4 and Saturday, May 5, 2018
Sidewalks, green spaces, and the streets of Downtown Alexandria will come alive with 100's of local and regional participating artists, vendors, and performers showcasing their talent.
Louisiana Dragon Boat Races™
Saturday, May 5, 2018
Now in it's 8th year, the Louisiana Dragon Boat Races™ will feature more teams, entertainment, food, fun and elaborate costumes than ever before. Presented by the Alexandria Museum of Art (AMoA), this must-see family event is a full day of spirited racing and entertainment on and off the water.
More Event Details to Come!
Thursday, May 3
The Main Squeeze immediately after Dinner on the bricks
Friday, May 4
7:00 - The New Respects
8:30 - Anderson East
Saturday, May 5
1:00 - 79rs Gang Mardi Gras Indians
2:30 - The Vegabounds
4:00 - Mo Lowda & the Humble
6:30 - The Soul Rebels
8:30 - ZZ Ward
Indie Village / Vibratory Alley Line-ups Coming Soon!