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.
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 4, 2017 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Come dine on the bricks as locally owned restaurants and caterers showcase the best of their menus. Musical entertainment provided by Dane Erwin Admission is free, but menu prices vary.
Friday, May 5 and Saturday, May 6, 2017
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 6, 2017
Now in its fifth 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 4
Mojo Killjoy immediately after Dinner on the bricks
Friday, May 5
7:00 - Eric Krasno & Friends 8:45 - Robert Randolph & Family Band
5:00 - The Flip Flop Man Trey Ward 6:00 - Mike Tam Zack Johnson 7:00 - MAT 8:00 - Reverend Charley's Patent Medicine Show 9:00 - Blindfold Blues Band
Saturday, May 6
12:00 - 79rs Gang Mardi Gras Indians 1:00 - Nayo Jones 2:00- Ray Boudreaux 3:30 - Mo Lowda & the Humble 5:00 - New Breed Brass Band 6:30 - The Main Squeeze 8:30 - JJ Grey & Mofro
10:00 - Willow & Wisp 11:00 - Hoochie Digs 12:00 - Jookeyman with the Real Deal 1:00 - Chris Hamlett 2:00 - Old Bull Lee 3:00 - Agent Undercover 4:00 - Aurum 5:00 - Broken By The Burden 6:00 - Astro Motel 7:00 - Omnisonic Theory 8:00 - Fall Of Isaac 9:00 - Mojo Killjoy with Special Guest appearance by Ben Bombs