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Spring Festivals Galore   
Shreveport-Bossier's spring festival season is underway, with major festivals and annual events planned for every weekend in April and May. The 2019 Grillin' for Grads BBQ Cook-Off, a major regional barbecue festival, is set to return on Saturday, April 27. The 7th Annual Spring Fling at Betty Virginia Park will be held on Sunday, April 28. Oil City's Gusher Days Festival returns on Saturday, May 4. The popular Barksdale Air Force Base Airshow returns, May 18-19, and the enormous Mudbug Madness Festival 36 is set for May 24-26. See a complete list of April and May festivals here.

Be a Fan of Shreveport-Bossier
The month of May is jam-packed with festivals, concerts and outdoor fun in Shreveport-Bossier. If you’re planning a visit, May 1-31, be sure to check out The Be a Fan of Shreveport-Bossier program incentivizes locals and visitors alike to explore local attractions by offering exclusive admission discounts as well as giveaways and special events. Get started planning your trip with money-saving offers from Shreveport Aquarium, Splash Kingdom Water Park, Spirit of the Red River Cruise, and more.
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    There’s always something to do in Shreveport-Bossier.  View some of our upcoming events.

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    2019 Gusher Days Festival Bass Tournament

    This tournament is open to all ages. Winner wins cash.…

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