Our venues: the Alexandria River Front Center, St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, Alexandria Convention Hall, Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, and the LSUA Evacuation Center.
Alexandria Riverfront Center
707 Second Street, Alexandria, Louisiana
Located in Beautiful Downtown Alexandria, The Alexandria River Front Center Is One Of Our New Locations.
The Riverfront Center offers all the amenities of big city convention centers combined with the convenience of being centrally located within the state. Mix in a generous helping of Southern hospitality and you've got the perfect resource to host your business or association's next annual meeting.
St. Francis Xavier Cathedral
626 Fourth Street, Alexandria, Louisiana
Across From The River Front Center, The St. Francis Xavier Cathedral Is Another Of Our New Locations.
The first Catholic chapel in Alexandria was built in 1817. It was the first church of any denomination in the city. St. Francis Xavier Church was built in 1834 on Front Street. It was located under the present levee between Bellier and Xavier Streets. Although churches of other denominations were built in the town in the ensuing years, they were all destroyed during the Civil War. St. Francis Xavier was the only church left standing in 1864 when Alexandria was burned by the Union Army.
Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center
1202 Third Street, Alexandria, Louisiana
The Coughlin-Sanders Performing Arts Center is part of a thriving arts community in Alexandria.
This beautiful facility, opened in 2004, features a 615-seat state-of-the-art theater. The Arts Center is the location of concerts, plays, recitals, ballets, dramas, musicals, Rapides Symphony Orchestra performances and a wide variety of cultural events and performing arts.