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Have a Blast on Independence Day

Looking for a special way to celebrate Independence Day? Shreveport-Bossier offers a packed calendar of events featuring fireworks, live music, craft beer, food, and patriotic fun. Major Independence Day events include the KTBS 3 KPXJ Independence Day Festival in downtown Shreveport, Great Raft Brewing's "Independents" Day Party, the Sportspectrum Firecracker 5K Race for Research, and more. See regularly updated list of Independence Day events here or browse all upcoming events at  

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    featured Events

    There’s always something to do in Shreveport-Bossier.  View some of our upcoming events.

    Sportspectrum Firecracker 5K Race For Research

    The 34th Annual Sportspectrum Firecracker 5K Race For…

    KTBS-3 Independence Day Festival

    In honor of the military, Shreveport's Festival Plaza will…

    Exotic Animal Races and Independence Day Racing

    Harrah's Louisiana Downs is hosting the Exotic Animal…

    IndiePenDance Day

    Go underground with Dare Day Club and Ultrapool for the…

    Great Raft Brewing's "Independents" Day

    Join Great Raft Brewing on Wednesday, July 4 for their 5th…