Thursday, December 8 @ 5:00pm – 9:00pm

Friday, December 9 @ 5:00pm – 11:00pm

Saturday, December 10 @ 10:00am – midnight

Sunday, December 11, Alexandria Christmas Parade @ 2:00pm

Ice Rink opens after parade until 8:00pm

This free, family-friendly festival returns to Alexandria with many exciting activities that everyone will enjoy. Try a twirl on the outdoor skating rink, watch in wonder at the fireworks over the Red River, explore the children’s area known as Jolly Junction, and interact with talented stilt walkers, fire breathers, live bands, and more. Don’t miss the downtown shopping vendors and delicious food that Fetes have become known for as well. It all begins with the traditional lighting of the tree during Holiday Magic and Santa’s arrival at Santa’s Village at the Alexander Fulton Mini Park downtown on Thursday, December 8th at 5 pm. Other must-see events include the Ugly Sweater 5K on Saturday and the Alexandria Mardi Gras Association Christmas Parade downtown at 2 pm on Sunday.


Sunday, DEC 11 @ 2:00pm

Presented by the Alexandria Mardi Gras Association


Fast Passes Now Available!

Purchase your fast passes and enjoy this one-of-a-kind family winter experience!