Popular Holiday Events in Shreveport‐Bossier Await Travelers for 2016

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Chris Jay, Public Relations and Social Media Manager
Shreveport‐Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau
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October 28, 2016

Popular Holiday Events in Shreveport‐Bossier Await Travelers for 2016
Christmas in Roseland, Christmas on Caddo Fireworks Festival and the Camping World Independence Bowl are among top annual holiday events.

SHREVEPORT‐BOSSIER, LA‐ From Nov. 13 to Dec. 31, 2016, there are more than two dozen holiday festivals, exhibits, shopping excursions, parades and performances in Shreveport‐ Bossier.

One of the most popular annual events is Christmas in Roseland, which will be held during the weekends of Nov. 13‐Dec. 23. During Christmas in Roseland, the Gardens of the American Rose Center are transformed into a winter wonderland featuring thousands of twinkling lights, giant Christmas cards, Christmas carolers and more. The holiday season continues with the lighting of a 30‐foot‐tall Christmas tree at the annual Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, Dec. 10. There will be live musical entertainment, snow and photos with Santa.

Other great holiday events planned for 2016 include: 

  • Holiday Shopping at Les Boutiques de Noel, Nov. 17‐19, at the Bossier Civic Center, Bossier City 
  • Rockets Over the Red Fireworks, Nov. 26, Riverview Park in downtown Shreveport and Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets in Bossier City 
  • Christmas on Caddo Fireworks Festival, Dec. 3, Earl Williamson Park, Oil City 
  • Benton Christmas on the Square, Dec. 10, Town Square, Benton 
  • Camping World Independence Bowl, Dec. 26, Independence Stadium, Shreveport

For a complete list of holiday events in Shreveport‐Bossier, visit www.HolidayTrailofLights.com or request a Shreveport‐Bossier Holly Jolly Handbook by calling (800) 551‐8682.

NOTE TO MEDIA: High resolution Christmas images are available. Please contact Chris Jay at cjay@sbctb.org to request photos .

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