Rummage up your favorite ugly sweater and join us for a 5K with a Christmas twist. It's a 5K full of fun and cheer that is held in conjunction with the award-winning AlexWinterFête holiday celebration in downtown Alexandria. The race will start at 8 a.m. in front of Alexandria City Hall.
AlexWinterFête begins its final day at Noon in downtown Alexandria with ice skating and the Alexandria Christmas Parade, which will roll through downtown Alexandria starting at 2 p.m. For more information go online to
AlexWinterFête resumes at 10 a.m. in downtown Alexandria with ice skating, Santa Claus, approximately 200 arts and crafts and food vendors, Indie Village, live musical performances and tons of family-friendly activities. Saturday highlights include a Gumbo Cook-Off, Caroling Karaoke, a cookie eating contest, the Alexandria Museum of Art's Luminary Procession at 6 p.m. and a fabulous fireworks display over the Red River at 10 p.m.
AlexWinterFête resumes at 4 p.m. in downtown Alexandria with ice skating, Santa Claus, approximately 200 arts and crafts and food vendors, live musical performances and tons of family-friendly activities. At 8:30 p.m. the AlexWinterFête All Star Jam will take the stage for a live musical performance.
AlexWinterFête kicks off at 5 p.m. with ice skating and the traditional Holiday Magic celebration in downtown Alexandria. Come see the lighting of the City Christmas Tree and welcome Santa Claus as he arrives. Also watch special holiday performances from area dance and theater groups. At 6:30 p.m.
Come shine with AMoA during Winter Fete during our Winter Fete Illuminated Procession! Come walk with our giant snowman, Christmas tree, Polar Bear and new surprise character! We'll line up at 5:30 and roll at 6pm.
Need something to carry? We have small luminaries and hats available on a first come first serve basis to borrow. Want to make your own luminary? Join us on November 21 at 6 pm for the Community Luminary Workshop and make your own illuminated elf hat or giant Christmas bulb bling!
The Arts Council of Central Louisiana is proud to present LightWire Theatre: A Very Electric Christmas!
Brighten your holidays with LightWire Theatre’s A Very Electric Christmas! Audiences of all ages will treasure this magical and captivating tale of family, friendship and hope set to timeless holiday hits. This delightful holiday production will make children wide-eyed with delight and warm even the smallest of hearts!
LightWire Theatre: A Very Electric Christmas will be presented on Thursday, December 5th @ 7 PM at Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center.
Alexandria’s Garden District Neighborhood Foundation has been working hard to present the 6th Annual Garden District Holiday Tour of Homes to be held on Saturday, December 14, 2019, from 3:00-7:00 p.m.
Four historic homes will be open for tour in the historic Garden District, each with individual history and architectural character. Tour participants begin their tour at the St James Episcopal Church, located at Murray Street and Bolton Avenue, where they can pick up their tickets and tour the beautiful historic
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