Shreveport, Louisiana

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Shreveport, Louisiana, USA

Entertainment & Events in Shreveport, Louisiana

Special Events

  • Barksdale Air Show
    Barksdale Air Force Base
    318-456-6955
    An annual air show at the Barksdale Air Force Base. Held in May. more

  • Christmas in Roseland
    8877 Jefferson-Paige Road
    Shreveport, LA 71119
    Gardens of the American Rose Center
    318-938-5402
    Walk the illuminated paths and see the larger-than-life greeting cards. Visit Santa's gift shop and take a ride on the Roseland Express - a replica steam engine. Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays only from 5:30 to 10 p.m.; last car admitted at 9:30 p.m. Begins in November. more

  • Cork...A Red River Wine Event
    101 Crockett Street
    Shreveport, LA 71101
    318-424-4000
    CORK offers three distinct wine events featuring an afternoon Wine Tasting Festival with delectable food and live entertainment, a Wine Seminar and a Premier Wine Tasting Evening. Held in April. more

  • Classic Arms Gun & Knife Show
    600 Clyde Fant Parkway
    Shreveport, LA 71109
    Riverview Hall
    985-624-8577
    Buy, sell and trade at this show. Bring your gun and trade for the gun you always wanted. See hundreds of displays of new and old guns, ammo, gun parts, knives, coins, camoflage, and related items at discount prices. Held in May. more

Cinema

  • Tinseltown 17
    8400 Millicent Way
    Shreveport, LA 71115
    318-798-6400
    This large and comfortable movie theater features stadium style seating, digital surround sound, and huge screens showing a variety of first run movies. more

  • Robinson Film Center
    617 Texas Street
    Shreveport, LA 71101
    Located Downtown
    318-459-4122
    Robinson Film Center is a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit arts organization based in Shreveport, LA. Their mission is to provide a venue for independent, international, and classic cinema while serving as a resource for film production and media education. In addition to their daily film programming, they offer film and media production classes for all ages and provide a variety of resources and facilities to the region's burgeoning film industry. more

Night Life

  • Funny Bone, The
    450 Clyde Fant Parkway
    Shreveport, LA 71101
    Red River District
    318-221-4290
    "America's #1 comedy night club", this entertaining club features the best in live stand-up comedy by well established and well known comedians. Shows are available Wednesday through Saturday.

  • Lee's
    639 East Kings Highway
    Shreveport, LA 71105
    318-861-2151
    This venue features rhythm & blues, Cajun, zydeco and country music.

  • Cheer's Sports Bar
    9370 Mansfield Road
    Shreveport, LA 71118
    318-688-4240
    Cheer's is a cozy neighborhood bar that feature karaoke on Fridays and drink specials.

  • Chicago Downtown
    118 Texas Street
    Shreveport, LA 71101
    318-221-0490
    This top-rated, multi-venue club features Top 40 and rock music.

  • Wet Willie's
    450 Clyde Fant Parkway, Suite C
    Shreveport, LA 71101
    Located in The Red River District
    318-226-5650
    Wet Willie's specializes in great tasting frozen daiquiris with 10-15 selections readily available to mix and drink. more

  • Phoenix Underground
    600 Market Street
    Shreveport, LA 71101
    318-676-0950
    The place where you can be entertained and enjoy the best hits of the 70s, 80s, 90s, and today in a magical environment.  more

  • Crow's Nest Pub
    1738 East Texas
    Shreveport, LA 71111
    318-747-7688
    Cozy neighborhood pub with friendly bartenders, music, karaoke, pool tables, and video poker. Good selection of bottled beers and spirits. Bike parking in rear. Open Monday through Saturday from 2 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Concerts & Performances

  • Shreveport Symphony Orchestra
    600 Clyde Fant Parkway
    Shreveport, LA 71162
    318-222-7496
    Professional symphonic orchestra that performs a wide repertoire of musical performances from February to May. more

  • Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet
    520 Olive Street
    Shreveport, LA 71104
    318-459-1457
    Founded in 1973, this professional ballet company presents three full-length classical ballet performances during the year including the free "Ballet Under The Stars" in September and a magnificent rendition of "The Nutcracker" in December. more

  • Shreveport Opera
    212 Texas Street, #101
    Shreveport, LA 71101
    318-227-9503
    Enjoy the choreography of ballet, the acting of theater, and the experience of live opera by this professional opera company that performs a wide variety of shows. more

  • Municipal Memorial Auditorium
    705 Elvis Presley Boulevard
    Shreveport, LA 71101
    318-222-9391
    Home of the Stage of Stars Museum, this historic Art Deco auditorium hosts a wide variety of concerts in a range of styles including country, pop, blues, and rock. Features of the building include a 6,300 square foot arena, a 54 foot proscenium arch, and one of the largest stages in the area. more

  • RiverView Theater
    600 Clyde Fant Parkway
    Shreveport, LA 71101
    Riverfront/Downtown Entertainment District
    318-673-5100
    A premier performing arts venue that hosts performances by the Shreveport Symphony, the Shreveport Opera, and the Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet. They also host an array of touring children's plays, comedy performances, and concerts.

  • "Legacy of Stars" Hall of Fame Theatre
    836 Grimmett Drive
    Shreveport, LA 71107
    318-560-1260
    Theater and museum of local gospel and country music hall-of-famers.

Plays & Productions

  • Mahogony Ensemble Theatre
    318-870-2787
    Quality African-American mainstage and youth theatre. more

  • Strand Theatre
    619 Louisiana Avenue
    Shreveport, LA 71101
    318-226-1481
    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this historic theatre was built in 1925 and presents a wide variety of entertainment including touring Broadway shows, concerts, comedies, and other special events. more

  • Shreveport Little Theatre
    601 Olive Street
    Shreveport, LA 71134
    318-424-4439
    Established in 1922, this theatre is the oldest continuously operating community theatre in the United States that features an entertaining array of high quality live theatrical performances. more

  • River City Repertory Theatre
    2829 Youree Drive, Suite #4
    Shreveport, LA 71104
    318-868-5888
    River City Repertory Theatre is the only professional theatre company of Shreveport/Bossier City. The productions feature nationally known actors and local actors who are members of Actors' Equity, the national union for professional actors. more

Antique Shows & Auctions

  • Auctions Unlimited
    9526 Linwood Avenue
    Shreveport, LA 71106
    318-469-2472
    Shreveport's premier auction house featuring air conditioning, a smoke free environment, and auctions almost every weekend. Items offered include antiques, items from liquidations and estates. more

Festivals & Fairs

  • Holiday in Dixie
    Held at Various Locations
    318-865-5555
    Celebrate spring with over 50 events during this annual ten-day festival, "one of the oldest running festivals in Louisiana," that includes an art show, parades, a carnival, sports, cultural events, a treasure hunt, and tournaments. Held in April. more

  • Mudbug Madness
    Festival Plaza
    Shreveport, LA 71104
    Located in Downtown Shreveport
    318-222-7403
    Mudbug Madness is an annual four-day crawfish festival that offers an array of Cajun and Zydeco music, Cajun and Creole cuisine, the Mudbug 5K, crafts, children's activities, and contests. Held in May. more

  • Louisiana State Fair
    The Fairgrounds
    Shreveport, LA 71104
    Located 3 Miles West of Downtown Shreveport
    318-635-1361
    One of the largest fairs in the country and the official State Fair of Louisiana, this 17-day event features the largest midway in Louisiana with over 70 thrilling rides available and one of the finest livestock gatherings. Held in October. more

  • ArtBreak Festival
    Located at the Shreveport Convention Center
    318-673-6500
    "The largest children's festival in the state," this three-day event provides fun for the whole family and includes a 5K road race, live music, hands-on arts activities, dancing, theatrical performances, and delicious food. Held in April. more

  • Red River Quilters Annual Quilt Show
    Riverview Hall
    318-425-2003
    Judged quilt show including 200 + quilts and garments. Small Quilt Silent Auction continuing throughout quilt show. Exhibit by Award winning quilter,Gayle Wallace "Alzheimers: Forgetting Piece by Piece", 52 quilt exhibit Something here to be enjoyed by everyone. Donation quilt tickets available: Queen sized quilt featuring log cabin and fan blocks, using Civil War Era reproduction fabrics on a beige background. One of a kind. more

Parades

  • African American Parade
    705 Elvis Presley Avenue
    Shreveport, LA 71101
    318-635-2923
    A black history parade that begins at the Municipal Auditorium. Held in February.

  • Krewe of Centaur Mardi Gras Parade
    Corner of Lake Street and Clyde Fant Parkway
    318-741-9264
    This parade travels through Shreveport featuring several entries of large floats, marching bands, and plenty of throws. The parade will start in downtown Shreveport at Lake Street and Clyde Fant Parkway, will proceed south down the parkway to Shreveport-Barksdale Highway, then west to East Kings Highway, from East Kings Highway to Preston Street where the parade will end. It will begin at 4:30 p.m.

Tours

  • Holladay Tours
    111 Patton Avenue
    Shreveport, LA 71101
    318-861-1445
    Step-on guides, itinerary planning, and tour packages. Fun for the whole family. more

  

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