logo downtown alexandria mn

Downtown Member Spotlight : The Potomac Bead Company/i-Try Studios

The Potomac Bead Company offers a full-range of beads and beading supplies, in addition to yarns and knitting supplies.    Within The Potomac Bead Company, you’ll find i-Try Studios. i-Try Studios offers a variety of classes ranging from wine and soap making, to copper enameling and glass fusion, giving you a chance to explore new outlets…

Read More

Downtown Member Spotlight : Runestone Museum Foundation

The Runestone Museum is a Regional History, Heritage and Natural Science Museum offering a variety of children’s activities, audio tour stops, and a large gift shop with a focus on local talent. In addition to the world famous and controversial Kensington Rune Stone Exhibit, the museum includes displays showcasing Ojibwe and Dakota First Minnesotans, European…

Read More

Downtown Member Spotlight : Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce

At the Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce, their purpose is to connect and collaborate with businesses, organizations and community members to enhance our thriving community. They strive to offer superior service and to be resourceful, collaborative and loyal to their members and our community.   You can find them at 206 Broadway in downtown Alexandria,…

Read More

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!!

Thank you to Raapers Eatery & Ale for hosting our monthly General Membership Meeting!
- We meet the 4th Friday of each month at 8am

2018 Events

Memorial Day May 24-28
Wine, Ale & Art Crawl Friday June 22nd
Party in the Street July 20th
Crazy Days August 2-4th
Downtown Fall Festival September 20-22nd
Halloween Trick or Treat October 31st
Shoppers on the Hunt November 1-3rd
Small Business Saturday November 24
A Hometown Christmas Experience Nov 26-Dec 24

flowers downtown alexandria mn

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!

Downtown Alexandria History - discover more