Celebrate the Start of Summer with These June Events in Bossier

Summer has arrived in Bossier and there’s no better way to kick it off than an array of events across the area. From food truck festivals and markets to garden tours and reptile shows, there’s something for everyone with these June events in Bossier Parish.

Barksdale Market

The new South Bossier Barksdale Market is open every Sunday through June 16. This free event offers food trucks and more than 45 vendors including market goods, unique food, shopping, food trucks, crafts, jewelry, soap, candles, retail, boutiques, beauty, clothes, tamales, baked goods, and more. It is also pet-friendly so don’t forget to bring your furry friend!

When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sundays through June 16

Where: 3226 Barksdale Boulevard (by Southern Maid and the Bus Barn) in Bossier City

Find out more online at www.BarksdaleMarket.com

Le Tour des Jardins Garden Tour

The Northwest Louisiana Master Gardeners will hold their annual spring garden tour, Le Tour des Jardins. Six homes, including two in Bossier City, will be available to tour while a Garden Bazaar will be held during the tour at the Red River Research Station in South Bossier City, featuring food trucks and vendors. While there, enjoy a tour of the Louisiana Super Plants gardens, a project of the Northwest Louisiana Master Gardeners. Mark Wilson, Northwest Louisiana Horticulture Extension agent will be on hand to discuss Louisiana Super Plants and answer any questions.

When: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 1 and 12 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 2

Where: Red River Research Station in south Bossier City

Get tickets and find out more here.

Music Summer Camp

Willie B Music Group’s very first music camp in Shreveport-Bossier aims to build the next generation of creatives, musicians, singers, and producers while reviving, restoring, and inspiring this young talent in Bossier and Shreveport. Parents, if your child is currently a creative, just starting out, or wanting to give music a try, this is for you and them!

When: June 3-7

Where: Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets in Bossier City

Find out more by calling (318) 239-1141.

Power Yoga

Perfect for fitness enthusiasts and yogis alike, this dynamic session blends traditional yoga postures with high-intensity flow, providing a full-body workout that leaves you feeling invigorated and empowered. Led by expert instructors, you’ll experience a fusion of strength-building sequences, breath work, and mindfulness techniques, all set to energizing music. Whether you’re looking to build muscle tone, increase flexibility, or simply revitalize your routine, this Power Yoga class is your ticket to a healthier, happier you.

When: 8:30-9:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday

Where: Sage Crossfit in Bossier City

Find out more online here.

ARTini 2024

Get ready for the 14th annual ARTini fundraiser for the Bossier Arts Council. ARTini celebrates various forms of creative expression and encompasses the culinary, musical, and visual arts by having local mixologists create signature martinis and compete for the coveted title of “Judges Choice,” “People’s Choice,” and “Most M’artisanal.” The funds raised from the event support the Bossier Arts Council’s programming, local artist support, and outreach projects for the entire year. Tickets include entrance to the event, a hand-painted martini glass, live music, food, and a myriad of martinis from the area’s most popular restaurants and bars.

When: 7 p.m. on June 8

Where: Sam’s Town Casino and Hotel in downtown Shreveport

Find out more at the Bossier Arts Council’s Facebook.

Bossier City Gun and Knife Show

Bring your gun and trade for the gun you always wanted. See the hundreds of displays of new and old guns, ammo, gun parts, books, knives, jewelry, camouflage, militaria and related items at discounted prices. 

When: June 8-9

Where: Bossier Civic Center in Bossier City

Find out more from their website.

Show Me Reptile Show

Picture a world where the spotlight shines on nature’s most awe-inspiring creations, from majestic pythons to the enigmatic chameleons, all gathered under one roof for your viewing pleasure. The Show Me Reptile Show is for all herpetology enthusiasts, critter lovers, and reptile aficionados, this event is your passport to a reptilian wonderland where you can not only admire these remarkable animals but also take home a scaly friend of your very own.

When: 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on June 15 and 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on June 16

Where: Bossier Civic Center in Bossier City

Find out more at their website here.

East Bank Food Truck Festival

Get ready for a fun and flourishing Food Truck Festival stacked with multiple deliciously local options provided by the Shreveport Bossier Food Trucks Coalition. Previously announced participants include the Good Cravingz Food Truck with loaded nachos, chicken wings, and twisted lemonades; the Masshole truck featuring lobster rolls, grilled cheeses, and classic burgers; Island Vibez with Jamaican cusine; Yeero-Yeero offering Greek dining options; Big Pit Smoking with BBQ’d meats; Dripp Hot Chicken with spicy chicken; and the Hot Dawg Hut with 100% beef hot dogs, smash burgers, and cheesesteaks. 

When: 12-7 p.m. June 22

Where: East Bank District and Plaza

Find out more at this Facebook event page.

The Tools w/Elite Deftones Tribute


Hurricane Alley frequently offers music, festivals, and events in the Bossier’s entertainment district and will continue its season with a concert of hard rock from The Tools and Elite.

When: 7-11 p.m. on June 22

Where: Hurricane Alley in Bossier City’s East Bank District

Find out more on their Facebook here.

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