Visit Alexandria/Pineville

Located at the Heart of Louisiana, the Alexandria/Pineville area offers history, events, food, family, music, arts, shopping, and outdoor adventure!

Lecompte Louisiana / The West's First Railroad Town

Ever wonder where the name Lecompte (pronounced Le Count) comes from? Or about its Railroad history?

This website has all the info on this great town in our area that is definitely worth exploring!!

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Who's ready for Mardi Gras💜💚💛?

It all kicks off in Cenla this Sunday, January 5th at the annual Epiphany mass at St. Frances Cabrini Church followed by the burning of the greens and the blessing of the king cake!

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First weekend of the new year!! Lots of different things to do in #Cenla!

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Happy New Year! Our offices will be closed today and tomorrow.

Christmas may be over but The Main Dish & More is always here for you when you just need a break from cooking for the family!

Make sure to place large orders ahead of time!!

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Thinking of new year's resolutions? How about staying up to date about what's happening in Cenla with our weekly newsletter!!!

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Check out what's happening this weekend and start making your New Years Eve plans!

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We wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas!

We are closed today and tomorrow for the holiday.

One of the best things about the holidays is being able to eat at the most delicious lunch spots that aren't open after work like Word Of Mouth Cafe!!

Get over there while you have the time and enjoy the friendly atmosphere and the pure deliciousness!!

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Harry Potter fans unite at the Finnegans Wake for the Harry Potter Yule Ball tonight!!

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*21 and over only

Tonight is the night to Rock the Holidays 🤘 at 7:30 PM at The Rapides Parish Coliseum.

The best way to celebrate this weekend and the holiday with KZMZ!!

Tickets are still available at the box office and the link below.

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Check out all the fun this weekend for those in town for the Holidays!!

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Have you heard the news??? Chicken Salad Chick is now open in Alexandria!!

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Whether looking for a gift 🎁 or looking for holiday entertaining supplies 🥂, Hokus Pokus Liquors - Alexandria has you covered!!

They offer a wide variety of spirits as well as gift cards. They also have a few fun events coming up.

Every Friday they host a wine tasting from 5-7 pm!

Sunday, December 22 they are hosting a rare whiskey tasting🥃!! Tickets🎫 are $50 and enter you into a drawing to one of the elusive bottles that are sure to impress this holiday season!!

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Healthy, home cooked meals while traveling to #Cenla for the holidays is totally possible with Good People Kitchen!

You can order meals in advance for you or the family or go and dine in.

Remember holiday hours will apply so check their hours!

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Friendly heads up 🚨 that tomorrow is #NationalCupcakeDay and most of our fabulous cupcake shops are closed so get out and celebrate with your cupcakes today!! Visit Little Cakes With BIG Attitude, Doce Vida Brazilian Bakery, Atwood's Bakery, and/or The Cake Barn!!

Choose one of them or go ahead and treat yourself from all of them!! And keep them in mind for your holiday parties!!

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Check out the schedule for Alex Winter Fête and start making your plans to be in the Alexandria/Pineville Area this weekend.

Don't forget about the 2019 Pineville Christmas Parade tonight!!!

So much holiday fun to have this weekend!!! Start making your plans today!!

Photos are always an important part of holidays and events📸! JB Studios could fill all your holiday and event photo needs!!

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Looking for a special holiday meal🧐?

Bellino's Restaurant could be just what you are looking for👍!

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It's beginning to look a lot like Alex Winter Fête! We hope you'll come check it out this year!!

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Who still needs their tickets to the 6th Annual Garden District Holiday Tour of Homes??

Get them while they're still available!!

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The 6th Annual Garden District Holiday Tour of Homes is taking place next Saturday, December 14 from 3-7pm.

Check out a sneak peek of the homes on this year's tour all located in the Alexandria Garden District. Tickets are on sale for $25!

Don't miss your chance to see these beautiful houses and their holiday decorations on the tour!

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Check out all the holiday fun to be had this weekend!!

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Xtreme Motorsports could be just what you are looking for when coming to town this holiday season!

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This weekend you can find all the perfect gifts at the Annual Christmas Porch Sale at River Oaks Square Arts Center!

You are sure to be blown away at how affordable these works of art can be at this sale so DO NOT MISS IT!!

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Now that we've finished Thanksgiving let's start talking about Christmas meals and Logan Farms Honey Glazed Hams in Alexandria, LA is taking online orders now!!

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The Holiday Light Safari kicks off this Thursday at the Alexandria Zoological Park and we couldn't be more excited 🤩!!

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The holiday won't slow us down in #Cenla!! Get out and have some fun this weekend!!

Don't forget about Small Business Saturday! Make sure to support all your favorite local shops and restaurants!!

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Get your holiday fitness plan in gear with FiXX Cycling!

They offer great class passes if you are passing through town and looking for a way to stay on track💪!

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Knock out some of that holiday shopping at the 5th Saturday Market on Main Street this Saturday starting at 9 am in Downtown Pineville!

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Looking for places to eat out this week to take some time off cooking??

Taqueria Los Compadres is just what you are looking for!! Tacos, Aguas Frescas, delicious daily specials, and a salsa bar😋 this is what dreams are made of🤩!!

We're getting so close to the KCS Holiday Express Returns to Pineville!

Start making your plans to be there on Monday, December 2!

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It's #NationalEspressoDay ☕️so get on over to Tamp & Grind Coffee for the Sip & Scrub event to drink your coffee and make some holiday soap scrub to gift your favorite folks🎁!!

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There is no better way to kick off the holiday season🎄 than by going to see The Nutcracker 2019 by our very own Red River Dance Theatre Company!!

Get your tickets🎟 for the shows on either Saturday, November 30 or Sunday, December 1!

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Another busy weekend with more holiday events!!

Please be aware this weekend the Youth Evangelism Conference will be in town. Make sure to plan for a little extra time if you are eating out or driving around the Rapides Parish Coliseum you may see lots of students and lots of buses.

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[11/20/19]   Make sure to mark your calendars for the Pilgrimage to Bethlehem from December 5 through 8 at Emmanuel Baptist Church this holiday season.

Due to the intense preparations they only host this event every couple of years.

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Y'all Brick Alley, LLC Pineville has so much cute holiday decor I just had to share!!

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Ho Ho Ho! If you decorate/collect Santas, Brick Alley is the place to go!!!! Come check us out!!!!

Nothing beats Jerusalem Mediterranean Cuisine's lentil soup to warm you up when it's a bit chilly out or in your office 🥶!!

It helps that everything else on the menu is delicious too 😋!!

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We are full-on Fall now in #Cenla and it makes Le Bistreaux Coffee and Waffle Bar a necessary treat 😋!!

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Don't forget about Santa Stop 2019 at the Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Pineville, LA tomorrow!! Hosted by Pineville, Louisiana and Stephens Media Group Pineville!!

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Despite the cold, there are lots of fun things happening this weekend!!

Get out and #explorecenla!!

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The Alexandria Museum of Art has an exhibit that is one that can't be missed! They're hosting several events throughout its time at the museum so make sure to check their page and website to learn more about it!

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Get on over to Poppy Lane Boutique and check out their selection! They just extended their hours to M-F 10am-6pm and Sat 10am-4pm!

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Head over to Green Heart Meals & Juices this holiday season to get meals for the family or just to grab a healthy meal for yourself!!

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