Your 2020 Guide to the Holidays in Shreveport-Bossier, Louisiana

Your 2020 Guide to the Holidays and Christmas in Shreveport-Bossier, Louisiana

There’s plenty of Christmas cheer to go around in Shreveport-Bossier, where signature holiday events and shopping excursions have been re-imagined to be social distance-friendly for 2020. 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. While you’re out and about this season, be sure to stay safe by wearing a mask and minding social distancing regulations.

Signature Holiday Attractions and Events

Believe! The Magic of Christmas

See Santa and experience holiday magic before your very eyes at Shreveport Aquarium.

Nov. 27-Dec. 23

Shreveport Aquarium


Discover the magic of winter through science.

Nov. 27, 2020-Jan. 31, 2021

Sci-Port Discovery Center

Christmas on Caddo Fireworks Festival

Watch a fireworks show over Caddo Lake at this drive-in fest.

Dec. 5

Earl G. Williamson Park

Christmas in Roseland

See twinkling light displays at the nation’s largest park dedicated to roses.

Fridays-Sundays, Nov. 27-Dec. 13 and every night, Dec. 17-23.

American Rose Center

East Bank Holiday Market

Shop holiday-themed vendors, eat at food trucks, enjoy live music, and visit with Santa in Bossier City’s entertainment district.

Dec. 4 and Dec. 11

East Bank Plaza

For more information on holiday events and attractions in Shreveport-Bossier, click here.


No trip to the sister cities is complete without shopping. From local shops like The Enchanted Garden and artist marketplaces like The Agora Borealis, to finding great deals at Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets and exploring our boutiques, there are so many options for those on the hunt for the perfect gift.

For a complete list of shopping information in Shreveport-Bossier, click here.


Shreveport-Bossier’s beloved local restaurants have reopened with dine-in seating, patio dining, take-out and curbside options. Grab a cup of coffee or holiday drink at Rhino Coffee. Head to El Cabo Verde to see why MSN.com named it the best Mexican restaurant in Louisiana. Visit Orlandeaux’s Café or Eddie’s Restaurant to sample Shreveport-style stuffed shrimp, an iconic dish with roots dating back nearly 100 years. Enjoy fine dining and craft cocktails at 2Johns Steak & Seafood or pair craft beer with hand-crafted pizza at Flying Heart Brewing and Pub.

For more dining information in Shreveport-Bossier, click here.

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