Holi Fest

Saturday April 21st

Downtown Alexandria

4k Walk & Run 11a

Indian Cuisine Lunch $10 11:30 - 12:30p

Enjoy Indian Beat Dance & Music During Lunch

Register for Walk & Run @ Ticket Central

Proceeds Go To Children's Advocacy Center



Alexandria Zoological Park: Party for the Planet

Saturday April 21st

11:00AM - 3:00PM

Alexandria Zoological Park


3016 Masonic Drive
Adult & Teen (Ages 13-64) $7.50 / Child (Ages 4-12) $5.50 / Senior (Ages 65+) $4.50 / Ages 3 & Under Free / FOTAZ Member With Card & ID Free / Train Ride (Ages 1+) $2.00


18th Annual Lecompte Pie Festival

Friday thru Sunday, April 27-29th

4:00PM - 10:00PM

Town of Lecompte


2204 Saint Charles Avenue

Friday, April 27, 2018 4pm-10pm

Saturday, April 28, 2018 8am-10pm

Sunday, April 29, 2018 Noon-8pm


Relay on the Red



League of Trucks

Saturday, April 28th

9:00AM - 1:00PM
Buhlow Lake Boat Launch


Lake Buhlow
Phone: (318) 443-6975






Dragon Boat teams consist of 20 paddlers (a minimum of eight (8) must be female) and one drummer. The helmsman will be provided.
There will be a practice session for each team during the week preceding the event.

To register as a competing team, choose the "Boat Team" Ticket, and complete the registration and payment forms at checkout.

Team Registration is now open. 

Ready to team up? Call AMoA at 318-443-3458 or click here.

Click Here to register your team online.*


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. 


Thursday, May 3 

The Main Squeeze immediately after Dinner on the bricks

Friday, May 4

Fête Stage

7:00 - The New Respects
8:30 - Anderson East

Saturday, May 5 

Fête Stage

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





Yoga in the Gallery

Every Tuesday

Alexandria Museum of Art
933 Second St
Alexandria, LA
5:30PM - 7:00PM

Yoga is offered FREE of charge every Tuesday, thanks to a grant from The Rapides Foundation. Yoga instructor, b. Hedrick is an ascetic Taoist yogi with 14 years of yoga practice. Yoga Tao is for all experience levels, incorporating spirit-mind-body techniques.

Admission Is Free!



Every Tuesday Evening


1200 Texas Avenue
Join us every Tuesday at 6:15pm on the Patio at Spirits located at 1200 Texas Avenue, Alexandria, La.  Our 3 mile route is bike, walk, run and running stroller friendly.  All paces are welcome.  SERIOUSLY.  All paces.  

The first Tuesday of every month is our Patriot Run.  We carry all the American Flags that we can carry and wear all the red, white and blue that we have!

Admission:  FREE