Randolph Riverfront Center

Central Louisiana's "Go-To" Event Space for Conventions, Meetings, and Private Events

The Randolph Riverfront Center is uniquely positioned in the heart of Central Louisiana, making it the perfect venue for a variety of events. Located at 707 2nd Street, Alexandria, LA 71301, our center offers easy access for both local and out-of-town guests. This prime location ensures convenience and connectivity, whether you’re hosting a convention, trade show, wedding, or private event. The central location also provides easy access to major highways and nearby attractions, enhancing the overall experience for your attendees.

Randolph Riverfront Center


Theatre Style Seeting


Rounds of 10


10x10 booths


Connected hotels

The Randolph Riverfront Center offers a variety of spaces to suit any event, each with unique features and ample room for customization:

  • Main Ballroom:
    • Square Footage: 32,000 square feet
    • Seating Capacity: Up to 2,800 guests in theatre-style seating
  • Total Event Space:
    • Square Footage: 67,000 square feet
    • Includes: Flexible configurations for conventions, trade shows, and private events
  • Half Space Rental:
    • Square Footage: 16,000 square feet
    • Seating Capacity: Up to 1,400 guests in theatre-style seating
  • Round Tables:
    • Quantity: 125 tables of 10
  • Booth Space:
    • Quantity: 150 10×10 booths
  • Additional Rooms:
    • Meeting Rooms: Various sizes available for breakout sessions, meetings, and smaller gatherings
    • Pre-Function Area: Ideal for receptions and networking events
    • Outdoor Plaza: Perfect for outdoor events and additional space requirements

These diverse spaces provide the flexibility needed to create a successful and memorable event, no matter the size or scope.

Randolph Riverfront Center

Event Types

The Randolph Riverfront Center is versatile and equipped to host a wide range of events. Here are the different types of events we specialize in, along with key features and benefits for each:


Our wedding venue in Alexandria, LA, offers elegant spaces perfect for wedding receptions, bridal parties, and ceremonies. Enjoy a beautiful outdoor plaza for your special day and convenient guest accommodations at connected hotels.


  • Elegant main ballroom for grand receptions
  • Beautiful outdoor plaza for ceremonies
  • Convenient accommodations at connected hotels for guests


As a premier convention center in Alexandria, LA, we provide 67,000 square feet of flexible event space ideal for trade shows, exhibitions, and corporate events. Our main ballroom seats up to 2,800 attendees in theatre-style seating, with multiple breakout rooms and pre-function areas.


  • 67,000 square feet of flexible event space
  • Large main ballroom with theatre-style seating for up to 2,800 attendees
  • Multiple breakout rooms and pre-function areas


Host your corporate meetings, board meetings, and business events in our professional meeting rooms. Our conference rooms in Alexandria, LA, are equipped with modern amenities and ample parking, perfect for gatherings of all sizes.


  • Various sizes of meeting rooms available for small to large gatherings
  • Professional setup with modern amenities
  • Accessible location with ample parking

Trade Shows

Our trade show venue offers 150 10×10 booth spaces, large open areas for exhibitions, and product showcases. Conveniently located in Alexandria, LA, we provide ample space for setup and loading docks.


  • 150 10×10 booth spaces available
  • Large open areas for exhibitions and product displays
  • Loading docks and ample space for setup

Private Events

Plan your next private event, party, or family gathering at our versatile private event venue in Alexandria, LA. We offer customizable spaces, flexible seating arrangements, and cozy settings for intimate celebrations.


  • Customizable spaces for parties and family gatherings
  • Flexible seating arrangements and decor options
  • Cozy and intimate settings for smaller celebrations

Vendor Services

While the Randolph Riverfront Center does not directly provide catering, event planning, marketing and promotional support, or advanced AV equipment, we can connect you with trusted vendors who offer these services. Our team is happy to assist in finding the right professionals to meet your event needs.

Connecting Hotels

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A luxurious interior with ornate decoration.

Hotel Bentley

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a Holiday Inn building with a white facade, large windows, and palm trees.

Holiday Inn

The Randolph Riverfront Center offers convenient access to exceptional accommodation options, ensuring your guests have a comfortable and seamless event experience. Our connected hotels provide luxury, convenience, and top-notch amenities just steps away from our event spaces.

Hotel Bentley

  • Features: Historic and luxurious hotel with meeting spaces.
  • Accommodations: 93 beautifully appointed rooms and suites.
  • Dining: Enjoy fine dining at The Bentley Room Restaurant and relax at The Mirror Room Lounge.
  • Proximity: A short walk from the event center, offering convenience and comfort.

Holiday Inn

  • Features: Full-service hotel with comprehensive meeting facilities.
  • Accommodations: 168 rooms and suites designed for comfort and relaxation.
  • Amenities: Gold Dust Studio Hair & Makeup, a seasonal pool, and the Crossroads Restaurant & Tavern.
  • Proximity: Conveniently located near the Randolph Riverfront Center, providing easy access for your guests.

Each of these hotels offers unique amenities and services to enhance your event experience. Whether your guests are looking for luxury, historic charm, or modern convenience, they’ll find the perfect accommodation option close to the Randolph Riverfront Center.

Frequently Asked Questions

Booking an event at the Randolph Riverfront Center is simple. You can contact our event planning team via phone or email to discuss your event needs, check availability, and receive a customized quote. We are here to help you every step of the way to ensure your event is a success.

The Randolph Riverfront Center offers a variety of facilities to accommodate different types of events. These include:

  • Main Ballroom: 32,000 square feet for large gatherings.
  • Meeting Rooms: Various sizes for breakout sessions, meetings, and smaller gatherings.
  • Pre-Function Area: Ideal for receptions and networking events.
  • Outdoor Plaza: Perfect for outdoor events.
  • Caterer’s Kitchen: Fully equipped to support your catering needs.

Yes, the Randolph Riverfront Center is connected to two hotels, the Hotel Bentley, and Holiday Inn. These hotels provide luxurious and convenient accommodations for your guests, ensuring a seamless event experience.

Absolutely! We encourage potential clients to tour our facility to get a better understanding of the spaces available and how they can be configured to meet your event needs. Contact our event planning team to schedule a tour at your convenience.

The Randolph Riverfront Center is conveniently located at 707 2nd Street, Alexandria, LA 71301. It is easily accessible by major highways and offers ample parking for guests. Detailed directions and parking information can be provided by our event planning team.

Our event planning team will provide you with detailed payment terms and conditions when you receive your customized quote. We offer flexible payment options to accommodate your budget and scheduling needs.

If you have any other questions or need further assistance, please don’t hesitate to contact our event planning team. We are here to help make your event at the Randolph Riverfront Center a memorable success.

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