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Christmas in DoMo

Posted on 03.07.2019
Enjoy Christmas in downtown Monroe at Christmas in DoMo. Finish up your holiday shopping while enjoying festive activities along the Ouachita River. Activities include: The Little Miss Christmas in DoMo Pageant, pictures with Santa, festive music, and more! After the event is over, stay at the Riverwalk for the holiday fireworks and Downtown River Jam!

Geeks Along the River

Posted on 03.07.2019
The fourth annual Geeks Along the River will sweep the Origin Bank RiverMarket this November! Enjoy shopping with local geek and artisan vendors, gaming tournaments, cosplay contests, and more while supporting local organizations.

Blues, Brews & BBQ

Posted on 03.07.2019
Blues, Brews & BBQ returns in November 2019! Enjoy beer from local homebrewers, a variety of delicious food trucks, and live blues music while shopping with local artisans. The second annual rib cook off will also happen this day. Stay tuned for more information about signing up!

Bloody Mary Festival

Posted on 03.07.2019
Tito's Vodka annually presents this bloody mary tasting event. Enjoy samples of diverse bloody mary recipes from the top local bars and restaurants while shopping with local artisans and eating at Food Truck Row. It is free to attend the festival and only costs to sample the bloody marys. Stay tuned for ticket information!

International Food Festival

Posted on 03.07.2019
The International Food Festival is a celebration of the local area's melting pot. From Jamaican to Indian, many cuisines will be available for purchase. Also enjoy activities like henna artists and dancing. Local vendors will also be on-site selling their wares.

Desiard Street Marketplace

Posted on 03.06.2019
We're moving the RiverMarket to the heart of downtown Monroe on Desiard Street! Artisans will line the street in front of businesses like 2 Dudes Brew & Que, Brass Monkey Pub & Patio, and H2Go for a unique shopping experience.

Little Miss Ouachita River...

Posted on 02.14.2019
The first annual Little Miss Ouachita River Pageant will be held at Love Your Community Day on April 13th. Ages 0-12 are welcome to enter. $40 per entry, $10 per each optional judging side. Click here for a downloadable entry form. Entry forms can be be e-mailed to Randee or mailed to RiverMarket, 401 Lea Joyner Expy, Monroe, LA 71201.

Food Truck Festival

Posted on 01.25.2019
  Origin Bank RiverMarket presents the Food Truck Festival. Enjoy shopping, family friendly activities, and lunch on food truck row with food trucks from across the region! It's free to attend.

Boutique Bazaar featuring Hurricane...

Posted on 01.25.2019
Boutiques are storming the river! This free, family friendly event in downtown Monroe will feature your favorite (and new favorite!) home and clothing boutiques from across the region. Enjoy lunch on food truck row, and more! Enjoy hurricane tastings from some of the area's top bars and restaurants during Hurricane Bacardi for only $15! Must be 21+ to participate. Get...

Love Your Community Day

Posted on 01.25.2019
Love Your Community Day is all about what makes our area special. Not only will this day feature vendors and food trucks, it will also feature activities and more for the whole family. Enjoy complimentary coffee and tea samples, activities in Kidz Zone, a local author fair, and visiting with local non-profits while shopping.
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