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Boating in Alexandria
Summer fun includes boating and fishing on the Red River in Alexandria.

Located on the banks of the Red River, Alexandria-Pineville and the surrounding area form a center for hunting, fishing and sports tournaments and activities ranging from softball and soccer to golf and powerboat racing.

Alexandria and Pineville are rich in heritage and culture

Historic plantation homes offer an authentic look at plantation life, and cultural art museums and galleries are a must-see in Alexandria.  Thriving agriculture, historic landmarks, flourishing art and cozy bed-and-breakfasts are just some of what the "Heart of Louisiana” has to offer.  In Alexandria-Pineville, residents and guests enjoy a treasured, peaceful lifestyle, celebrating diversity through food, fun, family, arts and festivals.  Take a spin around the dance floor and enjoy the southern hospitality.

Annual events

Alexandria-Pineville hosts festivals and events the whole year through:  Alexandria Mardi Gras, Jazz on the River, Que’in on the Red BBQ Festival, Alexandria ACES Baseball, Downtown Rocks, Louisiana Nursery Festival, 12 Nights of Christmas, Annual Cemetery Tour, 2nd Saturday Art Walk, Pops on the River, Pie Festival, Rock the Red, Alexandria Zoo Boo, Fall Family Festival, Kent House Sugar Day, Louisiana Pecan Festival are a few favorites.

For more information on the Alexandria-Pineville area visit the Alexandria and Pineville city pages.  You can find things to do, places to stay, and events to attend on each city page.  We look forward to seeing you!