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Downtown River Market at Louisiana
Distance from hotel: 2.7 miles
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Monroe Downtown Rivermarket: eat, shop & celebrate louisiana

Located along the Ouachita River in historic downtown Monroe, the Downtown RiverMarket is one of Louisiana's premier, "buzz-worthy" events. Held on weekends throughout nine months of the year, the Downtown RiverMarket invites visitors to shop, eat and celebrate the rich culture of Louisiana.Shop local produce at the Monroe Farmer's Market, browse eclectic art galleries, enjoy live music and street performers, and sample cuisine authentic to the region. The Market also hosts special events throughout the year, and our hotel near the Downtown River Market in Monroe, LA is the ideal choice for attending these popular festivities.


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9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekends. Individual merchant hours may vary.


  • Holiday Celebrations
  • Bloody Mary Festival 
  • LA Food & Music Festival


  • Dining
  • Live Music
  • Shopping
  • Kid-Friendly Activities
  • Farmer's Market


  • what events can I attend at the river market?

    The Downtown RiverMarket holds plenty of fun events throughout the year. Along with the live music, vendors and performers each weekend, annual events include the LA Food & Music Festival, showcasing the best of Louisiana's rich culinary and musical traditions, and the annual Christmas on the River celebrations in December. During the holiday season, you can enjoy Christmas parades, fireworks, festive vendors and extended hours. For something a bit more adult, the RiverWalk also hosts an annual Bloody Mary Festival and Margarita Festival.
  • where can i park ?

    Parking to visit the Downtown RiverWalk can be found along DeSiard, Walnut, and South Grand streets. There are also some parking spaces available along the Riverwalk. Although parking may be relatively easy to locate during regular weekends, parking may be more difficult during special events and festivals. Thanks to our hotel's excellent location, you're minutes from these events via public transportation.

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