Mardi Gras in Shreveport, La.
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Mardi Gras is fun time in Shreveport - Bossier, Louisiana. Be sure to yell, "Throw Me Something, Mister".
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Carnival season is in full swing in Shreveport and Bossier City, where some of the largest Mardi Gras parades in Louisiana invite visitors to shout “Throw me somethin’, mister!” This year’s major parade dates include: the Krewe of Sobek Parade (Saturday, Jan. 16); Krewe of Harambee MLK Day Parade (Monday, Jan. 18); Krewe of Centaur Parade (Saturday, Jan. 30); Krewe of Barkus and Meoux Pet Parade (Sunday, Jan. 31); Krewe of Gemini Parade (Saturday, Feb. 6); and Krewe of Highland Parade (Sunday, Feb. 7). For more information on Mardi Gras in Shreveport and Bossier City, including masked bals, float-loading parties and more, visit www.sbfunguide.com.

As Mardi Gras winds down, a busy schedule of spring festivals kicks off with annual events such as the Battle of the Gumbo Gladiators (Saturday, March 19), Cork – A Red River Revel Wine Event (April 2) and the ASEANA Spring Festival (April 2). From Mardi Gras parades to spring festivals, it’s a great time to visit Shreveport-Bossier: Louisiana’s Other Side!       

 

 

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