Let the good times roll in February with these Bossier Parish events

As we enter Mardi Gras season, there’s plenty of seasonal and non-seasonal events to enjoy. From parades and float loading parties to high school sports and a comedy festival, Bossier Parish has plenty to offer this February!


Krewe of Centaur Loading Party

This Mardi Gras tradition will see the Krewe of Centaur open its den to the public to load their colorful floats with throws. There will be lots of food, music and fun for all ages.

When: Feb. 2 at 5 p.m.

Where: 351 Aero Dr., Shreveport

Find out more on Facebook.

Krewe of Centaur Parade

The Krewe of Centaur is one of the largest parading krewes in Louisiana, and their giant, colorful parade is a must-see! The parade will begin, rain or shine, at Clyde Fant Parkway in downtown Shreveport. The massive parade proceeds along Shreveport’s parade route, which follows Clyde Fant Parkway south from downtown Shreveport, turns right onto Shreveport-Barksdale Highway and ends in the Broadmoor neighborhood at East Kings Highway Park. The parade includes dozens of huge, colorful floats, marching bands, dance troupes and more. 

When: Feb. 3 at 3 p.m.

Where: Clyde Fant Parkway, along the Red River

Learn more here.

Krewe of Gemini Loading Party

Come celebrate Mardi Gras with the Krewe of Gemini. See their floats up close, collect fabulous themed beads, and enjoy some fabulous food and drinks!

When: Feb. 9 at 5 p.m.

Where: 2101 E. Texas St. in Bossier City

Find out more on their Facebook page.

Krewe of Gemini Parade

The Krewe of Gemini XXXV Grand Parade will roll along its full route from downtown Shreveport to the East Kings Highway Park. The Krewe of Gemini is the first parading Krewe in modern times in Shreveport and Bossier City. In 1990, the first Krewe of Gemini parade was held in Shreveport-Bossier. Today, masked revelers on floats, marchers and horseback riders respond to the age-old cry “Throw me something, Mister!” by tossing beads, toys and trinkets. 

When: Feb. 10 at 3 p.m.

Where: Clyde Fant Parkway, along the Red River

Find out more at this Facebook event.


LHSAA Wrestling State Championship

The Louisiana High School Association State Wrestling Championship is coming Bossier City. Come out and support these ladies and gentlemen as they battle for a championship.

When: Feb. 2 and 3

Where: Brookshire Grocery Arena in Bossier City

Learn more here.

The Aaron Lewis Acoustic Tour

Aaron Lewis grew up in Springfield, Vermont, listening to his grandparents’ country 8-tracks. Those roots inspired the multi-platinum founder to return to his origins for the #1 Billboard Country Album debut Town Line and Sinner, as well as Billboard’s #1 Hot Country Song debut “Am I The Only One,” only the 9th time since 1958. Having recorded with George Jones, Willie Nelson, Charlie Daniels, Alison Krauss and Vince Gill, Lewis has put a traditionalist brand on his outlier country.

When: Feb. 3 at 8 p.m.

Where: Margaritaville Resort Casino in Bossier City

Get tickets here.

Second Annual Red Carpet Black Tie Event

The 2nd Annual African American History Celebration Red-Carpet Black-Tie Dinner, hosted by the Community Promise Organization, will feature live performances by Windstorm Band, Vikie Baker, Carter & Crew and Comedian B-Phatt.

When: Feb. 16 at 5:30 p.m.
Where: Louisiana Downs Casino and Racetrack in Bossier City

Learn more at the Visit Shreveport Bossier website.

Bulls Bands and Barrels 2024

The hottest show in Western sports is heading your way with Bulls, Bands, & Barrels. Brace yourselves for a legendary night of bull riding, barrel racing, and a concert with the hottest artists Country music has to offer!

When: Feb. 17 at 6 p.m.

Where: Brookshire Grocery Arena in Bossier City

Get tickets here.

LoCo Fest 2024
30 comedians have submitted their entries for a chance to compete to be crowned champion of LoCo Fest with two shows for the top 10 to showcase their talents and you will decide the winner. East Bank Theatre has teamed up with Flying Heart Brewing for food, beverage and an after party where will be announcing the winner after both shows!

When: Feb. 17 at 5 p.m.

When: East Bank Theatre in Bossier City

Find out more here.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *