Celebrate the Season in Shreveport – Bossier

Celebrate Holidays on the Red in Shreveport-Bossier, Louisiana. You and your family are invited to take part in our signature events. From dazzling fireworks at the annual Rockets Over the Red festival, twinkling light displays at Christmas in Roseland, and flurries of snow at the Sno-Port exhibit inside Sci-Port Discovery Center, there are many ways to make the season bright.

While you’re here, catch a glimpse of the new Bakowski Bridge of Lights spanning the Red River between our sister cities. Unveiled in February 2022, the new lights on the bridge know how to put on a show. Get the perfect view while strolling through RiverView Park in downtown Shreveport or while finishing up some holiday shopping at the Louisiana Boardwalk outdoor shopping center in Bossier City.

For a delicious meal, head to the East Bank District in Bossier City for Cajun food at BeauxJax Crafthouse, frozen daiquiris at the Frozen Pirogue, or fresh pizzas at Flying Heart Brewery. On the Shreveport side, grab some stuffed shrimp at Orlandeaux’s or try flavorful street tacos at Ki’Mexico. Sweetport Ice Cream Shop or Lowder Bakery can take care of those sugary Christmas cravings.

So plan your trip today. Use the itinerary builder to create a list of events you don’t want to miss then book a hotel room. For more Christmas-related events and ideas, visit www.Shreveport-Bossier.org and download the Official Visitors’ Guide to Shreveport-Bossier to make trip planning easy. Merry Christmas!

Upcoming Events!

Christmas in Roseland

Nov 25, 2022 - Dec 23 2022

Christmas in Roseland returns to the American Rose Center this holiday season! Watch as we transform the gardens into a whimsical winter wonderland from the

Christmas light displays, life-size Christmas cards are enjoyed by guests.

BELIEVE! Lights the Night

Nov 25, 2022 - Dec 18 2022

BELIEVE! Lights the Night returns to Shreveport Aquarium in downtown Shreveport on November 25 & 26 and December 2 &3, 9 and 16-18, running from


Nov 25, 2022 - Jan 29 2023

Sno-Port will be held at Sci-Port Discovery Center in Shreveport beginning Friday, November 25 at 9:00 a.m. Admission is $6 and up. Visitors from across

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Alexandria - Pineville

The 2021 festivities will be complete with sparking lights (check out our spirited Water Towers!), community parades appearances by Santa Claus, and various performing opportunities to enjoy the arts.
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Grand Cane


Celebrate your Christmas holiday with a visit to the historic community of Logansport in DeSoto Parish. Located on the Sabine River you’ll enjoy the hard work that turns Logansport into a wonderland of lights from late November through the New Year.


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Experience the Old World charm of historic downtown Minden with its original brick streets lined with hundreds of life-sized nutcrackers, thousands of twinkling lights, and Disney characters.
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Monroe-West Monroe

Our holiday season is chocked full of family-friendly events and attractions including two parades,a variety of shops, a spectacular fireworks show,ballet performances and other great holiday events. Next Event: Holiday Open House
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Thousands of twinkling lights illuminate the downtown district and Cane River Lake. During the six-week holiday season, experience Natchitoches traditions such as carriage tours, fireworks and live entertainment,
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The holiday magic is alive in Ruston with carriage rides, visits with Santa, beautifully decorated downtown shops, streets lined with twinkling lights, a Christmas parade, and more festive fun throughout the entire parish!
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From dazzling fireworks at the drive-in Christmas on Caddo Fireworks Festival to twinkling light displays at Christmas in Roseland, there are many ways to make the season bright in Shreveport-Bossier.
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