A photo of Mardi Gras in Shreveport-Bossier
Krewe of Centaur
Huge parade will roll on Feb. 3, 2018
A photo of floats outside of Marilynns Place
Marilynn's Party
Huge party with food, music and more planned during Krewe of Highland Parade
Krewe of Gemini Float Loading
Krewe of Gemini
Float-loading party is Friday, Feb. 9, 2018.

Mardi Gras in Shreveport and Bossier

Mardi Gras is one of the greatest parties on earth. It is best celebrated with family and friends in Shreveport – Bossier. Use this website to browse dozens of events including masked balls, parades, float-loading parties, live music events and more or download the 2018 edition of The Gris Gris Guide to Mardi Gras in Shreveport-Bossier, our popular annual guide to Carnival season festivities. 

Some of the best parts of Mardi Gras - besides the beads! - are the tastes of Mardi Gras. King cake, boudin, beignets and gumbo are just some of the local favorites associated with Carnival in Shreveport – Bossier. Many local restaurants serve up these delicious dishes.

If you are part of a group of 10 or more, reserve your space for the Red River Mardi Gras Bash hosted by the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau during the Krewe of Centaur Parade, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019.

Looking for videos about Mardi Gras in Shreveport – Bossier? Check out our Youtube playlist here.  

Upcoming Mardi Gras Events