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Christmas in Alexandria - Pineville

Christmas in Alexandria - Pineville

The holiday season in Alexandria/Pineville is sure to bring both good tidings and great joy. The holiday extravaganza, in the heart of Louisiana will be complete with sparkling lights, community parades, appearances by Santa Claus, and performing arts. Whether it’s enjoying an old-fashioned Christmas, the annual Holiday Light Safari, the new AlexWinterFête, shopping for gifts, touring historic homes, or listening to Christmas carols that puts you in the holiday spirit, you can fi­nd it all in Alexandria/Pineville during their annual 12 Nights of Christmas.

So plan your trip today. Use the itinerary builder to create a list of events you don’t want to miss then book a hotel room. Merry Christmas!


E.g., 12/09/2018
E.g., 12/09/2018

This year's parade will once again start at Gus Kaplan Drive proceed up Jackson Street Extension and disassemble at the Alexandria Senior High School parking lot. The parade will start at 2pm and last until around 4pm.

Becky Deville, Co-Chairman 

Chris Chelette, Chairman

Alexandria, LA

Grammy award winner Jason Crabb will be special guest for the annual POA Christmas Concert. Tickets are on sale now! 

Sunday, December 9th at 6pm (doors open at 5pm)

Tickets prices: 

General Admission - $5.00 (+$1.25 ticket service fee)

VIP Seating - $15.00 (+1.75 ticket service fee) -VIP Sections are those sections closest to the stage. 

Children 4 years & older required to have a ticket. Anyone regardless of age, who takes up a seat, is required to have a ticket. *children 3 years or younger are allowed to sit in the lap of a parent/guardian and are not required to have a ticket. 

For questions or more information, call 318.427-6631

Pentecostals of Alexandria
2817 Rapides Avenue
Alexandria, LA 71301
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Bundle up and stroll through the Zoo's natural setting, aglow with thousands of glistening lights and "wild animal theme" light diplays. Enjoy train rides, Santa, activities for children, entertainment on select evenings, photo ops and more!

Alexandria Zoo
3016 Masonic Drive
Alexandria, LA 71301

The Garden District Neighborhood Foundation and the Alexandria Historic Preservation Commission present the 4th annual Holiday Tour of Homes on December 15th. This year the event starts and ends at St. James Church where folks can hop on the trolley and begin the tour of four beautifully decorated homes. The tour will run from 1pm to 5pm. Tickets are $20 before December 14th. 

St. James Episcopal Church
1620 Murray Street
Alexandria, LA 71301