View of downtown Shreveport and Red River from Bossier City
A photo of Mardi Gras in Shreveport and Bossier City
A photo of Mardi Gras in Shreveport and Bossier City
A photo of Mardi Gras in Shreveport-Bossier
A photo of Mardi Gras in Shreveport and Bossier City
A photo of Mardi Gras in Shreveport-Bossier

Mardi Gras in Shreveport and Bossier City

Let’s Mardi Gras, Y’all! Shreveport-Bossier throws the best family-friendly Mardi Gras in Louisiana! Whether you’re catching beads at a parade, tapping your feet to a second-line band, or digging into a king cake with your crew, good times are waiting around every corner in Shreveport-Bossier.

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Here are three easy ways to plan your Mardi Gras nearcation:

Mardi Gras Itinerary: Parade Through Shreveport-Bossier

Plan your upcoming Mardi Gras adventure with help from this festive itinerary featuring recommendations on accommodations, restaurants, things to do, and lagniappe.

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Browse Upcoming Mardi Gras Events

Experience Mardi Gras in Shreveport-Bossier by attending the grand bals of local krewes, yelling "Throw Me Something, Mister!" for unique throws at parades, and shopping for souvenirs at makers fairs...

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Dine at Black-Owned Restaurants in the SBC

Shreveport-Bossier is home to many dynamic, Black-owned food businesses. No matter where you choose to dine, you are in for a special treat.

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In 2022, Shreveport-Bossier will be back to its regular schedule of parties, bals and parades. Plan ahead for these dates:

Twelfth Night
January 6, 2022
Saturday, January 15, 2022
Monday, January 17, 2022
Saturday, February 5, 2022
Sunday, February 13, 2022
Saturday, February 19, 2022
Saturday, February 26, 2022
Sunday, February 27, 2022

Mardi Gras 2022
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

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