Shreveport-Bossier COVID-19 update: Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has instituted a gradual reopening of many businesses with occupancy restrictions, enhanced sanitation, social distancing, personal protection equipment and other appropriate protection measures necessary to protect the health and safety of the people in Louisiana. Although many businesses have been approved for limited reopening, some nonessential businesses will remain closed to the public. Before you visit a business, please call to confirm that they are open, and to find out what restrictions are being enforced.
Five riverboat casinos - Margaritaville Resort Casino, Boomtown Casino and Hotel, Sam’s Town Hotel and Casino, Eldorado Resort Casino, and Horseshoe Casino and Hotel - are just the starting point for world-class excitement with around-the-clock blackjack, miles of slots, and poker tables beckoning gamers to try their hand with Lady Luck. These Vegas-style riverboats offer spas, steakhouses, and entertainment venues for around-the-clock entertainment.
In addition to gaming excitement, there’s retail therapy galore at Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets, the state’s largest outdoor shopping, dining and entertainment destination, or Line Avenue's five miles of boutiques, antique stores and restaurants.
Be sure to leave room for as many of the "20 Celebrated Bites" promoted in the Eat Here: A Food Lover’s Guide to Shreveport-Bossier as you possibly can. Sample Louisiana's famous cracklins at Bergeron’s Boudin and Cajun Meats, fresh Gulf seafood at Jimmy’s Seafood and Steak at Margaritaville Resort Casino, and Shreveport-style stuffed shrimp at various locations around the city.
With year-round festivals, pick your favorite time to visit and you’ll catch Mardi Gras at the start of the year, Cork – A Red River Revel Wine Event in the spring, Mudbug Madness Festival and Let the Good Times Roll Festival in the summer, Red River Revel Arts Festival, State Fair of Louisiana and Louisiana Film Prize in the fall and the Louisiana Holiday Trail of Lights in the winter.
Make plans today to visit Shreveport-Bossier. Book one of the recently launched non-stop flights on American Airlines and take advantage of hotel deals.