Shreveport-Bossier Fun Guide

Live Music, Powerboats, Film Fests and More!

Summer is winding down in Shreveport-Bossier, but weekend calendars are heating up as fall festival season arrives. World championship powerboat racing comes to the Red River during the Powerboat Nationals Grand Prix of Louisiana - U.S. National Championship, Sept. 1 & 2. The 4th Annual Red River Pour-Off, an annual margarita festival held in downtown Shreveport, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 1. The Shreveport Blues and Southern Soul Pre-Labor Day Festival will bring blues and Southern soul artists to Festival Plaza on Sunday, Sept. 2. The North Louisiana Gay and Lesbian Film Festival will celebrate 10 years with screenings, parties, and more, Sept. 7-13. Check out for a complete list of upcoming events. 

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. You can also visit our local brochures page to download the Official Visitors' Guide to Shreveport-Bossier, our annual events calendar and other handy guides.

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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