Frequently Asked Questions

What is Be a Fan Week?

Be A Fan Week is a week of non-stop discounted fun, exclusive experiences, obscure excursions, a digital scavenger hunt, and more that you can only find in Shreveport-Bossier. Be A Fan Week takes place in conjunction with National Travel and Tourism Week, which is celebrated annually during the first week of May. Discounts and events for Be A Fan Week are heavily focused on our attractions and the unforgettable experiences that they offer to families, friends, adventurers, couples, and groups. It’s a great way to promote local attractions with wallet-friendly things to do.

What is an attraction?

An attraction is a business or event that draws tourists to Shreveport-Bossier including but not limited to festivals, art galleries, museums, nature centers, outdoor recreation, performing arts venues, and tours.

When is Be A Fan Week?

The first full week of May each year.

When is National Travel and Tourism Week?

The first full week of May each year.

Where do I find Be a Fan Week Discounts and Events?

A full list of discounts to local attractions will be posted on this website as the event date approaches.

Do I need to print out coupons or have them saved on my phone to get the deals?

Unless the deal you are interested in requires a ticket purchase in advance, you don’t need to present any coupons to claim your discount. You will need to buy tickets in advance for some of the Be A Fan Week events.

How can my attractions participate in Be A Fan Week?

If you’re interested in participating, please contact Emerie Gentry by email at

Free Attractions

Red River National Wildlife Refuge

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Boom or Bust Byway

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Louisiana State Exhibit Museum

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Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park

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Shreveport Water Works Museum

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