Shreveport-Bossier Fun Guide

Mardi Gras, Music and More!

Carnival season has arrived in Shreveport and Bossier City! Early parades include the Krewe of Sobek Parade and the Krewe of Harambee Martin Luther King Jr. Day Mardi Gras Parade, with major parade weekends taking place on Feb. 2-4 and Feb. 9-11. For a complete list of 2018 Mardi Gras parades in Shreveport-Bossier, check out our Mardi Gras site or download the 2018 edition of The Gris Gris Guide to Mardi Gras in Shreveport-Bossier. The live music scene is also starting off 2018 with a bang, including concerts by Keith Sweat, Cowboy Mouth, Ricky Skaggs and more.           

Enter to win! The Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau is giving away a Mardi Gras getaway including the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to ride in a Mardi Gras parade! Enter here by Jan. 15, 2018.

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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