Are you searching for a one-of-a-kind experience that combines art, music, and mouthwatering cuisine? Look no further than the Red River Revel Arts Festival, your gateway to a nine-day celebration that fuses the finest elements of culture, cuisine, and community. From September 30 to October 8, immerse yourself in an experience like no other at Festival Plaza in downtown Shreveport. Get your tickets here!
Artistry Beyond Boundaries:
Step into a world of creativity like no other, featuring 100 talented artists specializing in a wide range of mediums including oils, acrylics, sculpture, jewelry, woodwork, glass, and metal. Discover the magic of their masterpieces as you stroll through the artistic wonderland, each piece telling a unique story that reflects the essence of human imagination.
Rhythms that Move You
Let the music move you as an exhilarating lineup of over 60 performances across multiple genres comes to life. From soulful melodies to foot-tapping beats, stages will come alive with the sounds of local and guest artists, offering a diverse musical experience that resonates with every note.
Experience a Feast for the Senses:
Indulge in a sensory journey as you explore a world of delectable delights and refreshing beverages that tempt your taste buds. Savor the flavors of local and international cuisines, from beloved classics like Natchitoches meat pies to mouthwatering seafood macaroni. Don't miss out on favorites like funnel cakes, chicken & waffles, and more, served by a diverse array of vendors. The options are endless, and your taste buds are the canvas.
Fun for the Whole Family:
The Red River Revel Arts Festival is a haven for families, offering a wide array of family-friendly activities that cater to all ages. Teaming up with Sci-Port at the Cross/Blue Shield DMZ Stage, immerse in educational exhibits and free attractions like Artist for a Day and Drum Wall. Embark on thrilling activities including Laser Tag, Face 2 Face Climbing Wall, and Nerf Battle Maze, while igniting young imaginations with storytelling and face painting. Uncover a celebration fusing art, education, and excitement, tailor-made for all ages to create timeless memories.
Accessible and Convenient:
Enjoy free admission before 5:00 PM on weekdays, and only a nominal $5.00 fee after 5:00 PM or on weekends, making attending the Revel easy and accessible for everyone. Ample free street parking is available after 5 PM on weekdays and throughout the weekends. For those with limited mobility, handicapped parking is provided behind Riverview Hall on a first-come, first-served basis.
At the heart of the Revel lies a commitment to arts education. A dynamic arts education program invites 5,000 fourth graders from local schools to explore the world of creativity and expression. Led by community education professionals and education administrations from Caddo & Bossier Parishes, this program offers a unique opportunity for young minds to engage with the arts.