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.  The statewide mask mandate has been lifted. However, mask policies in Louisiana will be set by local leaders and business owners. Under the Governor’s new public health order, masks will still be required on public transit and in state government buildings, K-12 schools, early childhood education centers, colleges and universities, and healthcare facilities. Before you visit a business, please call to confirm that they are open, and to find out what restrictions are being enforced at that location.

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Prize Fest
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A photo of the Let the Good Times Roll Festival
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A photo of the Shreveport Stuffed Shrimp Festival
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Festivals Showcases Shreveport-Bossier's Fun Side

Shreveport-Bossier's nearly 55 festivals and annual events showcases the community's fun side. You can celebrate everything from Mardi Gras and crawfish to film and beer. Many of those events are held at Festival Plaza in downtown Shreveport. Music, food and fun are the highlights of these family-friendly celebrations.

Here is a list of 10 popular Shreveport-Bossier festivals arranged by event occurrence:

  1. Battle of the Gumbo Gladiators
  2. Cork Premier Wine Tasting
  3. Red River Balloon Rally
  4. Barksdale Air Force Base Airshow
  5. Mudbug Madness Festival
  6. Let the Good Times Roll Festival
  7. Red River Revel Arts Festival
  8. Prize Fest
  9. Brew: A Premier Beer Tasting Event
  10. State Fair of Louisiana

Explore this section for a complete list of festivals and annual events in Shreveport-Bossier and surrounding communities. Check out this video to get a flavor of the festivals in the area.