Our venues: the Alexandria River Front Center, St. Francis Xavier Cathedral and the Holiday Inn Downtown.
Alexandria Riverfront Center
707 Second Street, Alexandria, Louisiana
Located in right on the Red River in downtown Alexandria, The Alexandria Riverfront Center is the city's primary convention event venue.
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 Riverfront Center, St. Francis Xavier Cathedral is the historic home church for the Diocese of Alexandria.
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.
Holiday Inn Downtown
701 Fourth Street, Alexandria, Louisiana
It is centrally located between Shreveport and Baton Rouge, a little over three hours NW of New Orleans, and less than an hour south from historic Natchitoches along the Cane River.
200 Desoto Street, Alexandria, Louisiana
Unique and historic, the Hotel Bentley is an attaction in itself!
The palatial lobby features a magnificent marble staircase, stately columns, ornate fixtures and other architectural details.
It is located adjacent to the Alexandria Riverfront Center on the Red River in Downtown Alexandria.