Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission

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» Growing Economy

» Financial Incentives

» Site Selection

» Centrally Located

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» Career Growth

» Variety of Industry

» Robust Healthcare

» Short Commutes

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» Safe Hometown Feel

» Strong Education 

» Outdoor Living

» Arts & Culture

Upcoming Events...

Alexandria Farmers Market

Located just north of Downtown, on the Central Lakes Trail and nestled on the shores of Lake Agnes, the Alexandria Farmers Market has a wide variety of locally grown produce, cheese, meats, plants and much more! Enjoy the fresh goods ...
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Make & Take DIY Art (with help) Open Studio Hours

ART BAR 39 – MAKE + TAKE DIY (with help) OPEN STUDIO VISIT OUR STUDIO AND CREATE ON THE SPOT! WE PROVIDE ALL ART SUPPLIES & OFFER SEMI-GUIDED HELP FOR KIDS & ADULTS. PRICES START AT $7. Celebrate with art and ...
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United Way Chili Cook-Off

Join us for a DISNEY Themed Chili Cook-Off! Tuesday, October 1st 11:00am – 1:00pm Broadway Ballroom Tickets: $10 Cookers will be choosing their favorite Disney movie and following in theme for dress-up and table display! Admission ticket gets you a ...
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Alexandria Farmers Market

Located just north of Downtown, on the Central Lakes Trail and nestled on the shores of Lake Agnes, the Alexandria Farmers Market has a wide variety of locally grown produce, cheese, meats, plants and much more! Enjoy the fresh goods ...
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2019 Fall Festival at the State Park

Enjoy the rich colors of fall while learning about the history of the park and those who came before us. Come explore the park and the trails on your own, while enjoying the fall colors or participate in the many ...
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Make & Take DIY Art (with help) Open Studio Hours

ART BAR 39 – MAKE + TAKE DIY (with help) OPEN STUDIO VISIT OUR STUDIO AND CREATE ON THE SPOT! WE PROVIDE ALL ART SUPPLIES & OFFER SEMI-GUIDED HELP FOR KIDS & ADULTS. PRICES START AT $7. Celebrate with art ...
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Employment Law 101: An Overview of the Most Common Mistakes Small Employers Make

With the day-to-day challenges of running a small business, it can be tempting to put human resource issues on the back burner, or to ignore them altogether. However, failing to recognize the employment laws that apply to even the smallest ...
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Make & Take DIY Art (with help) Open Studio Hours

ART BAR 39 – MAKE + TAKE DIY (with help) OPEN STUDIO VISIT OUR STUDIO AND CREATE ON THE SPOT! WE PROVIDE ALL ART SUPPLIES & OFFER SEMI-GUIDED HELP FOR KIDS & ADULTS. PRICES START AT $7. Celebrate with art ...
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Downtown Fall Preview

Come Downtown and celebrate fall with fun and shopping! Super store specials, refreshments and fall fashions!
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Races at Viking Speedway

Catch some heart-pounding action at Alexandria’s own Viking Speedway, celebrating 54 Years in 2019! The Viking Speedway is a ½ mile semi-banked clay oval that that races five WISSOTA sanctioned classes; Late Models, Modifieds, Super Stocks, Midwest Modifieds and Street ...
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Honoring Geneva Capital

The 2019 Business and Industrial Appreciation Day (BIAD) event is fast approaching and will honor Geneva Capital, and their many ...
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Frequently Asked Questions

How are you living in the Alexandria Area?

We are so thankful we live in a place like Alexandria, where the community is growing and thriving.  It’s the perfect place to become an entrepreneur and it has been the perfect fit for our family. We LOVE so many things about Alexandria...we feel so lucky to live in a beautiful place where it feels like you’re on vacation every day.
- The Auran Family
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I’m originally from Bogota Columbia. Bogota has roughly 10 million people in the City, so I was looking for a community that I could be part of that would allow me to fully immerse myself in. I wanted to know what it was like to be Minnesotan. This area is so rich in culture – I mean, seriously, who says uff dah and eats lutefisk? I wanted a larger “small” community, and Alexandria was that fit.
-Andres Rodriguez
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