Shreveport-Bossier Fun Guide

Mardi Gras, 318 Restaurant Week and More

Mardi Gras season is underway in Shreveport and Bossier City, with a busy calendar of parades, parties and events planned now through Fat Tuesday, Feb. 28. Upcoming parades include the Krewe of Gemini Parade XXVIII on Saturday, Feb. 25 and the Krewe of Highland Parade XXII on Sunday, Feb. 26. On Fat Tuesday, the Krewe de Les Femmes Mystique Children's Mardi Gras Parade and the new Fat Tuesday in Shreve Town Walking Parade will be the final parade events of the year. Check out The Gris Gris Guide to Mardi Gras in Shreveport-Bossier for a complete guide to upcoming Carnival season festivities.

318 Restaurant Week, a popular event showcasing local restaurants with one-night-only dining experiences and daily prix fixe lunch and dinner specials, will return on March 14-18. Tickets to these special dinners must be purchased in advance and are available now. Check out the 318 Restaurant Week section of this website to browse one-night-only dinner event listings or enter to win a prize package featuring gift certificates for local shopping, dining and more.

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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