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Alex River Fête

Event Category:
Festivals
Start Date:
May 04, 2017
End Date:
May 06, 2017
Location:
Downtown Alexandria
 

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.

ArtWalk

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

4:00 PM - Food Vendor Check In 
6:00 PM -8:00 PM - Dinner on the Bricks 
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM - Mojo Killjoy
10:00 PM - AlexRiverFête Closes  

Friday, May 5

8:00 AM - 3rd Street Closed for Parking 
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM - Food Vendor Check In 
1:00 PM- Indie Village Vendor Check In 
2:00 PM - Art Fête Vendor Check In 
4:00 PM - Arcade Opens 
7:00 PM - Fête Stage - Music Kicks Off
8:15 PM - Luminary Procession
11:00 PM - AlexRiverFête Closes  

Saturday, May 6

8:00 AM - Louisiana Dragon Boat Races™ Captain Meeting 
8:30 AM - Louisiana Dragon Boat Races™ Opening Ceremony / Live Streaming Begins
9:00 AM - Louisiana Dragon Boat Races™ Races Begin
       Art Fête Opens
       Classtic Car Fête 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM - AMOA Kids Art Activities 
10:00 AM - Kids Fête
12:00 PM - AMOA Tour 
2:00 PM - AMOA Tour 
11:00 PM - AlexRiverFête Closes  

Sunday, May 7

9:30 AM - Indie Villiage Gospel Brunch  

Thursday, May 4 

Mojo Killjoy immediately after Dinner on the bricks

Friday, May 5

Fête Stage

7:00 - Eric Krasno & Friends
8:45 - Robert Randolph & Family Band 

Indie Stage 

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 

Fête Stage

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

Indie Stage 

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 

Vibratory Alleyway/ FSM ST Stage  

12:00 - The Triple Fool 
2:00 - Flashback 
4:00 - Kunimitsu
5:00 - Cedric
6:00 - Seaduck and the Oscillators
7:00 - Blake Robicheaux Angst Machine 
8:00 - Zetroc
9:00 - Shed

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