Celebrate the Season in Alexandria/Pineville


It’s the most wonderful time of the year in Alexandria/Pineville and we’d love to help you celebrate the season!

Experience the holiday traditions that make Central Louisiana unique – an Old-Fashioned Christmas celebration at Kent House; Teddy Bear Tea at the historic Hotel Bentley, the River Oaks Arts Center Porch Sale, and Garden District Holiday Tour of Homes. Find unique gifts at our many locally-owned shops & boutiques and listen to the sounds of the season with live holiday performances from the Rapides Symphony Orchestra, Lagniappe Theater Company, Red River Dance, and more.

Get set for the fête! The award-winning holiday festival AlexWinterFête returns to the City of Alexandria Dec. 9-12, offering a free, fun-filled, family-friendly festival filled with the activities that have made the event a major attraction, including an outdoor ice skating rink, Santa’s village, live music, Ugly Sweater 5K and fireworks display.

So plan your trip today! Use the itinerary builder here to create a list of the events you don’t want to miss and then, if you plan to stay over, book a hotel room.

If we can be of assistance in any way, please give us a call at (318) 442-9546 or visit alexandriapinevillela.com

Upcoming Events!

Christmas in Candy Land

Dec 03, 2021

12/03/2021 Part of the City of Alexandria’s 12 Days of Christmas! Join us in making Christmas ornaments, crafts and cookie decorating! Come celebrate the season

GTTP Ballet Academy Presents RUDOLPH!

Dec 03, 2021 - Dec 04 2021

12/03/2021 | 12/04/2021 GTTP Ballet Academy is proud to present: “Rudolph!”, classical ballet with the original choreography of Sarah Lavana Ochs. Friday, December 3 at 7 pm;

A Calvary Christmas

Dec 03, 2021 - Dec 05 2021

Thu, 12/02/2021 Fri, 12/03/2021 Sat, 12/04/2021 Sun, 12/05/2021 We are excited to announce that A Calvary Christmas is back for 2021. This will be a

people dancing christmas

Alexandria - Pineville

The 2021 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: Christmas Light Show Spetacular
giftbox design
upclose nutcracker


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 Market at Beck Curve Farm
Nutcracker design
Veterans Memorial Christmas Tree

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: Christmas at The Biedenharn
christmas wreath design


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, Next Event: 95TH ANNUAL NATCHITOCHES CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL
reindeer sleigh design
Christmas tree with lights and fireworks


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: Christmas on Caddo Fireworks Festival
christmas design
Plan Your Holiday Now

Plan Your Holiday Map
2021 Festivities

2021 Festivities LSU ornament
Press & News

Shrimp and Grits