Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau, in partnership with Superior Bathhouse Brewery in Hot Springs, Arkansas, will present an evening of Carnival-inspired festivities, 7-10 p.m., Friday, Jan. 12 at Superior Bathhouse Brewery. The free, all-ages event will include interactive performances from members of the Shreveport Second Line Jazz Band as well as complementary samples of king cake from Tubbs Hardware and Cajun Gifts in Bossier City, free Mardi Gras beads, Cajun food and drink specials from Superior Bathhouse Brewery, giveaways and more. During the event, attendees can also enter to win the opportunity to ride on a float in the Krewe of Highland Parade XXIII in Shreveport on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018.
Shreveport-Bossier’s parade calendar begins in mid-January, with major parades scheduled for the following dates: The Krewe of Centaur Parade XXVII, Saturday, Feb. 3; The Krewe of Gemini Parade XXIX, Saturday, Feb. 10; and The Krewe of Highland Parade XXIII, Sunday, Feb. 11. Dozens of events including smaller parades, concerts, masked bals and parties contribute to Shreveport-Bossier’s busy Carnival calendar. Download The Gris Gris Guide to Mardi Gras in Shreveport-Bossier for a complete list of Mardi Gras events.
RSVP to the official Facebook event for the Shreveport-Bossier Mardi Gras Roadshow in Hot Springs.