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Downtown Member Spotlight: Trend & Couture by Ann Manning and Deja Bleu House of Coffee

Trend & Couture by Ann Manning and Deja Bleu House of Coffee is a unique Boutique & Coffee Shop Combo located in beautiful downtown Alexandria. Opening as a women’s clothing store in 2016, the vision for the shop, at its inception, included incorporating a full coffee bar. In 2018, the coffee bar was launched along…

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Downtown Member Spotlight: Cherry Street Books

Cherry Street Books opened in June 2007. Since then, we have hosted hundreds of visiting authors and other fun events, started several on-going book clubs, and hosted Saturday morning story time for young kids every Saturday (temporarily suspended due to Covid).  We carry a wide variety of books to suit every age and interest along…

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Downtown Member Spotlight: Magpie

Magpie has been in its current location for 15 years; under new management for the past year. As the former owner and founder Judith Nemo decided to retire, Jan, an employee for 14 years, envisioned a new rebirth to Magpie. Her vision included additions to the already vast selection Magpie is known for, including new…

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Historic Downtown In Alexandria Minnesota Awaits YOU

Discover enchanting shops and beautiful boutiques that are sure to lure you inside.  Stroll through timeless antique stores to find unexpected treasures and nostalgic memorabilia. Then take a break and treat yourself at any one of our cozy eateries. Something for everyone!

Relax and enjoy Alexandria's Historic Downtown.
Come often - stay long - share the experience!!

2021 Events

Spring Review: April 5-10
Nordic Folk Art Festival: April 15

Memorial Day Sidewalk Sale: May 20-25
MN Alliance Local History Museums: May 27-30
Ole Oppe Fest: May 28-30

WAAC: June 11
Tow Truck Pull: June 26
Vikingland Band Festival: June 27

WAAC: July 30

Crazy Days: August 5-7

Octoberfest: September 10-11
Fall Preview: September 20-25

Fall Classic Cruse: Oct 2
Trick or Treat in Downtown: Oct 31
Fall Fest in the Fort: Oct 31

Shoppers on the Hunt: Nov 4-6
Christmas in the Fort: Nov 26
Small Business Saturday: Nov 27

European Christmas Market: Dec 4

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Downtown Flower Baskets

Would you help the downtown merchants with the flower basket project? You can help keep the downtown looking great. Your support is appreciated!

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