Shreveport-Bossier Fun Guide

Spring Events Celebrate Food, Flowers and More 

Spring is a busy time for festivals and annual events in Shreveport and Bossier City. New for 2017, the first BLOOM Festival at R.W. Norton Art Gallery will be held, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., on Saturday, April 1. This free event will include botanical garden tours, food trucks, educational programs for kids and more. The Texas Avenue Makers Fair, an enormous arts and crafts fair that takes place on historic Texas Avenue in downtown Shreveport, will also be held on April 1. Other exciting April events include: The Ark-La-Tex Ambassadors BBQ Cook-Off, April 8; Holiday in Dixie, April 14-23; Louisiana Comic Con, April 22-23; and Artbreak, April 24-30.

Planning a visit? Use the My Favorites tool to build a printable list of events and attractions, then print and use it as your itinerary. Or save your favorite events to your personal calendar for future reminders by clicking "Add to Calendar" on each event.

To book a hotel room or learn more about Shreveport-Bossier, visit for visitor information or call 1-800-551-8682.

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