Shreveport-Bossier Area




We’re so excited you are coming to visit Shreveport-Bossier City for your sporting event!

Affordability, gaming, live music, year-round festivals, incredible food, and southern hospitality are the ingredients to serve a tasteful experience to Shreveport-Bossier City!

This playground offers the perfect mix of Southern hospitality, casinos, bold Louisiana dishes, and cultural festivals and events. It is an easy drive on I-20 and I-49 and a major hub of the area known as the Ark-La-Tex, where the three states meet.

With over 10,000 hotel rooms, five casinos, eight champion golf courses, over 200 restaurants, 15 museums, and the mighty Red River pulsing through our two cities, our destination will WOW you and then some.

Events and Deals:

USA Boxing National Championship
Dec. 6-11

BeauxJax Crafthouse
Free cup of gumbo!

BeauxJax Crafthouse in Bossier City is giving all 2021 USA Boxing National Championship guests a free cup of gumbo December 5-11, while supplies last!

Johnny’s Pizza House
Best local Pizza!

Try our favorite local pizza or some of their mouthwatering shareables & desserts! They have buttery breadsticks, garlic-butter cheesesticks, muffuletta sandwiches, Peach Puddin Pie, cinnamon sticks, 8 inch chocolate chip cookie, crustless pizza bowls & Johnny’s Flips!

Sam’s Town Hotel and Casino
Walk-able gaming!

Guests can enjoy all their favorite casino games at Sam’s Town on an authentic dockside riverboat, a 19th-century paddlewheel featuring approximately 1,200 slots, gaming machines and table games!

Sci-Port Discovery Center

Experience the seasonal ‘Sno-Port’ with interactive snow and ice-themed exhibits, displays, and games as well as information about the science and wonder of snow and snowflakes for all visitors.

The American Rose Center
Christmas in Roseland

Christmas in Roseland features thousands of twinkling lights, dozens of lighted displays, giant Christmas Cards to the Community, nightly entertainment, photos with Santa, and tons of fun for the whole family!

Shreveport Aquarium

Are you on Santa’s naughty or nice list this year? Come find out! Celebrating its second year of Christmas magic, BELIEVE! is the ultimate interactive magical Christmas journey.


SBCTB - Downtown Shreveport Street View
Underwater adventures at Shreveport Aquarium in downtown Shreveport
Shreveport Aquarium offers aquatic adventures in downtown Shreveport
Agora Borealis offers local works of art in downtown Shreveport
Artspace in downtown Shreveport
Local art exhibition at Artspace in downtown Shreveport
Elvis Presley statue in front of historic Municipal Auditorium in downtown Shreveport
Holy Trinity Catholic Church located in downtown Shreveport
Sci-Port Discovery Center nightime shot in downtown Shreveport
Shreveport Water Works Museum is an engineering marvel from the Victorian era located in downtown Shreveport
Spring Street Museum located in old bank in downtown Shreveport

Explore the Heart of Shreveport-Bossier City- Downtown

We are made of equal parts colorful history, present day pluck and optimism about our future; we combine the best of Texas tenacity and Louisiana laissez le bon temps rouler. 

To take the pulse of a destination, the best place to check is the heart of the city – its downtown. From the 24-hour gaming action at riverfront casinos to engaging exhibits at local museums and galleries, downtown Shreveport offers one adventure after another. Explore all there is to do in and around downtown Shreveport.

East Bank District

Let Loose in the East Bank District in Bossier City

Louisiana’s only open-container district outside of New Orleans is the perfect spot for a night on the town

Bossier City’s newest entertainment district has quickly become the heart of the city. Here, you’ll find restaurants, Flying Heart Brewing and Pub, Bayou Axe Throwing Co., Bossier Arts Council, and plenty of fun! In the middle of the district is the East Bank Plaza, where community events, live music and parties are held. Grab a to-go drink from any of the restaurants or brewery and explore all that the East Bank District has to offer.

The East Bank District is also conveniently located within walking distance of Horseshoe Casino and Hotel, Boomtown Casino and Hotel, Margaritaville Resort Casino, Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets, as well as several hotels.

Bayou Axe in East Bank District in Bossier City
Flight of beer at Flying Heart Brewing and Pub in East Bank District in Bossier City
Friends riding bikes in East Bank District in Bossier City
Eateries, Brewery, Nightlife, Fun with friends
Young woman posted in front of mural in East Bank District in Bossier City
Eateries, Brewery, Nightlife, Fun with friends
East Bank District and Plaza- East Bank Market

Louisiana Boardwalk

Louisiana Boardwalk
boardwalk rivergoddess
LA Boardwalk Shoppers
Bass Pro Shops a part of the Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets in Bossier City
Outdoor Shopping on the river front in Bossier City
Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets 2
Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets

Shop Till You Drop at the Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets

Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets is the first lifestyle center to open in the state of Louisiana offering outlet shopping, an entertainment district and riverfront dining.

The Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets consists of more than 60 retail stores and restaurants located on the scenic riverfront in Bossier City. From movies to ice cream, sporting goods to kitchenware, latest fashions to great food, Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets is the place to visit.


Get Your Game on in Shreveport-Bossier

If you’re looking for an exciting riverboat casino experience, you’ll hit the jackpot in Shreveport-Bossier!

Lady Luck is wearing her dancing shoes and is ready to take you for a spin! Whether you get your fill of fun with penny slots or prefer the high-octane thrill of the high-stakes games, get ready for an unforgettable gaming experience on the banks of the Red River. Shreveport-Bossier’s riverboat casinos offer a winning combination of table games, slots, poker and more.

Check out the entertainment schedule and make plans to enjoy performances by musical superstars, comedy favorites and local legends.

In addition to great games and entertainment, you can also enjoy luxury spa treatments, indoor shopping and a wide variety of dining options from coffee shops to grand buffets to top-ranked steakhouses. Each casino also offers hotels with well-appointed guest rooms when you’re finally ready for a rest.

8oz Burger Bar inside Horseshoe Casino in Bossier City
Bar are at Jimmy's Seafood and Steak Restaurant inside Margaritaville Casino in Bossier City
Blackjack card game at Horseshoe Casino in Bossier City
Casino food
Clay Pot Dinner Plated-Margaritaville Casino
Cocktails available at Dare Daypool at Horseshoe Casino in Bossier City
Eldorado Resort Casino in downtown Shreveport
Horseshoe Casino
Hotel balcony at Margaritaville Casino in Bossier City
Eldorado Casino Hotel suite #1804
Jimmy's Seafood and Steak Restaurant inside Margaritaville Casino in Bossier City
Lobby of Eldorado Resort Casino in downtown Shreveport
Margaritaville Resort Casino in Bossier City
Sam's Town Casino
Sam's Town
5 O'Clock Somewhere Bar at Margaritaville Casino

To explore other places to Eat. Play. Shop. in Shreveport-Bossier City visit the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourism Bureau’s website at .


To see events and festivals while you’re in town, please visit