Shreveport-Bossier COVID-19 update: Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has instituted a gradual reopening of many businesses with occupancy restrictions, enhanced sanitation, social distancing, personal protection equipment and other appropriate protection measures necessary to protect the health and safety of the people in Louisiana. Although many businesses have been approved for limited reopening, some nonessential businesses will remain closed to the public. Before you visit a business, please call to confirm that they are open, and to find out what restrictions are being enforced.

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Family Fun and Adventure

Shreveport and Bossier offer dozens of family-friendly attractions and events for the entire family. Visit Gators and Friends Alligator Park and Exotic Zoo to enjoy the petting zoo, pony rides and all-new zip-line over alligators. Hit the lanes at Holiday Lanes, a family-owned bowling alley, to experience glow-in-the-dark bowling, arcade games and more. 

For family fun with an educational twist, tour the museums and galleries of Shreveport and Bossier. Explore Sci-Port Discovery Center’s 290 hands-on exhibits featuring the world of mathematics, science and technology. Check out the vintage aircraft at the Barksdale Global Power Museum or share the joy of art with your family at R.W. Norton Art Gallery. 

The Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau publishes a Shreveport-Bossier Family Adventure Guide. Download it and use it to explore water parks, paintball facilities, flyboarding, museums and more.

Browse this section for a complete list of family-friendly things to do. You can personalize your search by category, regions or keywords.