Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards took significant measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Louisiana. A statewide "stay at home" order was issued through April 12 requiring Louisiana residents to shelter in place unless going out for essential tasks, as one of the most stringent steps yet to stanch the “community spread” of COVID-19.
May We Interest You in...May Events?
Due to nationwide efforts to "flatten the curve" and fight the spread of the COVID-19 virus, numerous spring festivals and events in Shreveport-Bossier (see a list here) have been cancelled or postponed. However, there are many great May, June and July events on the horizon! Outstanding events that are currently scheduled to take place include: the Kegs & Corks Craft Beer and Wine Festival on Saturday, May 9, the Shreveport Stuffed Shrimp Festival on Sunday, May 10; Mudbug Madness Festival on Memorial Day Weekend; and the Sunflower Trail & Festival on Saturday, June 20. To see a complete list of festivals and annual events in Shreveport-Bossier, view or download our 2020 Festivals and Events Guide.
At the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau, we're doing our best to maintain a current calendar of events, including information on cancellations and postponements, at www.SBFunGuide.com.
Love to explore local restaurants? The fifth edition of Eat Here: A Foodie's Guide to Shreveport-Bossier is now available to download or view online in an e-reader. This photo-filled guide, published each year during 318 Restaurant Week, is one of our most popular publications. From hole-in-the-wall diners to fine dining, this guide captures the heart and soul of our local restaurant community. Check it out and discover some great local eateries that will need our support in the near future.
Sign up for our e-newsletter, Getaways, to receive monthly updates about things to see, do, taste and experience in Shreveport-Bossier. Check out our arts and culture calendar, www.SBFunGuide.com, for a complete list of upcoming events in Shreveport and Bossier City.