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Celebrate the Season in Alexandria/Pineville

 

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year in Alexandria/Pineville! Immerse yourself in the holiday traditions that make Central Louisiana truly special. Experience the charm of the Old-Fashioned Christmas celebration at Kent House and explore the River Oaks Arts Center Porch Sale and Garden District Holiday Tour of Homes. Discover unique gifts at our locally owned shops and boutiques while enjoying live holiday performances by the Rapides Symphony Orchestra, Lagniappe Theater Company, Red River Dance, and more. And don’t forget to indulge in delicious meals at our diverse selection of local restaurants.

Prepare for the much-anticipated AlexWinterFête, an award-winning holiday festival returning to Alexandria. This free, family-friendly event is packed with exciting activities, making it a significant attraction. From an outdoor ice-skating rink and Santa’s village to live music and a dazzling fireworks display, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Start planning your trip today! Use our handy itinerary builder to create a personalized list of must-see events. Book a hotel room in advance if you’re considering an overnight stay.

For any assistance or inquiries, please call us at (318) 442-9546 or visit our website at alexandriapinevillela.com. We’re here to make your holiday season unforgettable!

Upcoming Events!


The Very Merry Market

Oct 12, 2023 - Oct 14 2023

  Join us for the 20th Annual A Very Merry Market! From October 12-14, 2023, the Randolph Riverfront Center in downtown Alexandria will be filled

AlexWinterFete

Nov 30, 2023 - Dec 02 2023

Get ready for an unforgettable and free family-friendly festival in Alexandria! Stay tuned for exciting details as we unveil activities for all ages. Enjoy the

Pineville Christmas Parade

Dec 08, 2023

Get ready to embrace the magic of the holiday season as the much-anticipated Pineville Christmas Parade returns! Mark your calendars for Friday, December 8, 2023,

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Alexandria - Pineville

The festivities will be complete with sparking lights (check out our spirited Water Towers!), community parades appearances by Santa Claus, and various performing opportunities to enjoy the arts. Next Event: Pineville Christmas Parade
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Logansport

Celebrate your Christmas holiday with a visit to the historic community of Logansport in DeSoto Parish. Located on the Sabine River you’ll enjoy the hard work that turns Logansport into a wonderland of lights from late November through the New Year. Next Event: Back Alley Theatre presents Dashing Through The Snow

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Next Event: Mansfield Christmas Parade
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Minden

Experience the Old World charm of historic downtown Minden with its original brick streets lined with hundreds of life-sized nutcrackers, thousands of twinkling lights, and Disney characters. Next Event: Christmas in Minden Festival
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Monroe-West Monroe

Our holiday season is chocked full of family-friendly events and attractions including two parades,a variety of shops, a spectacular fireworks show,ballet performances and other great holiday events. Next Event: Downtown Art Gallery Crawl
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Natchitoches

Thousands of twinkling lights illuminate the downtown district and Cane River Lake. During the six-week holiday season, experience Natchitoches traditions such as carriage tours, fireworks and live entertainment,
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Ruston

The holiday magic is alive in Ruston with carriage rides, visits with Santa, beautifully decorated downtown shops, streets lined with twinkling lights, a Christmas parade, and more festive fun throughout the entire parish! Next Event: Holiday Sip and Stroll
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Shreveport-Bossier

From dazzling fireworks at the drive-in Christmas on Caddo Fireworks Festival to twinkling light displays at Christmas in Roseland, there are many ways to make the season bright in Shreveport-Bossier. Next Event: Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl Parade
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