Entering a new season may signify colder weather, shorter nights and the falling of leaves, but that doesn’t mean we are slowing down! Our calendar is in full swing offering events for the craft beer lover, wholesome family, or spooky activities for Halloween. Listed below are some of the exciting things happening this weekend:
Zombie Car Wash – October 27-29
Humans beware! Zombies have taken over the Rocketfast Car Wash and will be hanging out at this haunted drive-thru car wash. It’s good clean family fun for everyone. $20 per car. It is happening every night from October 27 – 29.
Shakespeare’s Macbeth at LSU Shreveport – October 28
“Double, double, toil and trouble. Fire burn and cauldron bubble!” LSU Shreveport invites you to dress in your best witch’s costume and attend a production of The Tragedy of Macbeth on Friday, October 28 at 6:00 p.m. This production will be performed by the Texas Shakespeare Festival as part of the TSF Roadshow.
Halloween at the Bossier City Farmers Market – October 29
Do some trick or treating at the Bossier City Farmers Market on Saturday, October 29. We will be celebrating Halloween at the Farmers Market from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. That means costumes, trick or treating, candy, face painting, and kids’ activities all at the Farmers Market!
The Cannon Ball – October 29
Captain Nicolas Greybeard the Loud and his bawdy pirate crew are back from the briny deep to bring you an evening of drink-a-longs, sing-a-longs, games, grub, and grog! The Cannon Ball will be held at Shreveport Aquarium in downtown Shreveport on Saturday, October 29 from 7-11 p.m.
Dixie Maze Farms Fall Festival – September 24 – October 31
Dixie Maze Farms will have entertainment for the whole family with a corn maze, outdoor movies, a pumpkin patch, duck races, a flower patch, a cow train, pig races, a corn bin and hayrides! Their Fall Festival runs from September 24 through October 31. For those looking for a fright, they also offer the Trail of Terror, the separate Haunted Corn Maze, and murder mystery dinners on select nights.
High Gravity Glassworks – October 28 – October 31
High Gravity Glassworks will be offering glow-in-the-dark glass to make spooky ghosts or bright pumpkins at their Create Your Own Workshops! You can pick out your colors, apply the colors to the hot glass, inflate it and use tools to shape the glass into the final piece. Each piece has to cool overnight and is available for pickup the next day. Workshops are great for children 8 and older and are fun for the whole family!
State Fair of Louisiana – October 27 – November 13
Enjoy fair food classics and exciting rides at the State Fair of Louisiana, coming to Shreveport October 27 – November 13. This event is the largest carnival and livestock show in the state. This 15-day festival also features magic shows, the State Fair Zoo, a sea lion splash show, a rodeo and more!
Shreveport Brew – October 29
There’s nothing like the crisp taste of a well-made beer. Whether you prefer the fruity notes of an IPA or the warm depth of a stout, you can try them all at Shreveport Brew on October 29. Enjoy premium brews and delicious food from Shreveport’s finest restaurants and thrilling entertainment!
QUEST: LGBTQ+ MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL – October 29
ShrevePride is partnering with local The Seventh Tap Brewing Project to bring an LGBTQ+ helmed music & arts festival that we hope will leave a lasting impression in this community. The date for QUEST: LGBTQ+ Music & Arts Festival is October 29.
You can also find several Trunk-or-Treats, church fall festivals, and costume parties on SBFunGuide.com using the Halloween filter!
Shreveport-Bossier City is ideally situated in northwest Louisiana about 15 minutes from the Texas border on the west and 30 minutes from the Arkansas border on the north. The Red River connects the two cities, and the riverfront has served as the hub of the city’s commercial life. The dining experience is unparalleled, mixing the wide-open Texas spirit with the spicy Louisiana Cajun attitude.
The northwest Louisiana sister cities are home to five casinos and one “racino,” more than 55 festivals and annual events, hundreds of unique local restaurants, and nearly 50 attractions. With so many fall events, be sure to check out the complete calendar of events at SBFunGuide.com, then book your hotel today and press play on fun!
The Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau is the official destination marketing organization for Caddo and Bossier Parishes in North Louisiana. For more information about Shreveport-Bossier, visit Shreveport-Bossier.org.