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Alex River Fête

Event Category:
Festivals
Start Date:
May 03, 2018
End Date:
May 06, 2018
Location:
Downtown Alexandria

Dinner on the Bricks

Thursday, May 3, 2018 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Come dine on the bricks as locally owned restaurants and caterers showcase the best of their menus. Admission is free, but menu prices vary. Music provided by The Flip Flop Man

Participating Restaurants:

  • Atwood’s Bakery
  • Bentley Room
  • Brass Pearl
  • Café DeSoto
  • Crave
  • Diamond Grill
  • Embers
  • Jack’s Drinks
  • Levee Bar
  • Michot’s 
  • Odie’s Hotdogs
  • OLS Cookie Jar
  • Tamp & Grind
  • 2 Reign Catering

ArtWalk

Friday, May 4 and Saturday, May 5, 2018

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.

Indie Village

Friday, May 4 and Saturday, May 5, 2018

Enjoy live music, food, art, vendors, and more only from the locals. Celebrate the independent culture and fun that can only be experienced downtown.

Louisiana Dragon Boat Races™

Saturday, May 5, 2018

Now in it's 8th 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. 

Down By the Riverside Gospel Brunch

Sunday, May 6 at 11:00am

Join us in closing out the Fête weekend with our Gospel Brunch at the Indie Stage near Tamp & Grind. Enjoy food from locally owned restaurants and caterers at varying prices.

Thursday, May 3 

The Main Squeeze immediately after Dinner on the bricks

Friday, May 4

Fête Stage

7:00 - The New Respects
8:30 - Anderson East

Indie Stage (Located on Desoto Street)

5:00 - Chris Thacker
6:00 - Free For All
7:00 - Midnight Encore- Double Set
9:00 - Friday Night Headliners - Mojo Killjoy

Outward Spiral Stage (Location at the intersection of 4th and Murray Street)

4:00 - Red River Dance - Nutcracker Suite
5:00 - Mike Tam
6:00 - Caleb Smith
7:00 - Misery Needs Company - Double Set
9:00 - Friday Night Headliners - Reverend Charley’s Patent MedicineShow

Vibratory Alley (Located across from Tamp & Grand on 4th Street)

Music led by Prof.Jookey Man and his amazing Jam abilities, all you have to do is grab your instrument and show up!

Saturday, May 5 

Fête Stage

1:00 - 79rs Gang Mardi Gras Indians
2:30 - The Vegabonds 
4:00 - Mo Lowda & the Humble
6:30 - The Soul Rebels 
8:30 - ZZ Ward

Indie Stage (Located on Desoto Street)

11:00 - Jared Humphers
12:00 - Ben Rosier
1:00 - Monica Foster
2:00 - Chris Hamlett 
3:00. - CJ Ward
4:00 - Aurum 
5:00. - Relix - Double Set  
7:00 - Rock-It Science 
8:00 - Cenla De Mayo
9:00 - Saturday Night Headliners - Fall Of Isaac

Outward Spiral Stage (Location at the intersection of 4th and Murray Street)

11:00 - Dane & Dylon Ervin
12:00 - Come2Life
1:00 - The Squanders with Low Water Bridge 
3:00 - Flashback-Double Set
5:00 - Blindfold Blues Band-Double Set
7:00 - Saturday Night Headliners - Anxiety

Vibratory Alley (Located across from Tamp & Grand on 4th Street)

Music led by Prof.Jookey Man and his amazing Jam abilities, all you have to do is grab your instrument and show up! 

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