Rockets Over the Red Fireworks Festival returns to Riverview Park
in downtown Shreveport and Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets in Bossier City
Saturday, Nov. 26 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Fireworks don’t have to be a summer thing. Those bright lights can be used to celebrate any time of year. So, we’re going to be showing off our holiday spirit with Rockets over the Red.
On Saturday, Nov. 26 4 pm-7 pm, the festival will kick off the holiday season by bringing Christmas cheer to Riverview Park in Shreveport and the Louisiana Boardwalk in Bossier City.
Rockets Over the Red is proudly sponsored by Shreveport Regional Arts Council, Cumulus Media, Raising Canes Chicken Fingers, Pyromania Fireworks, Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau, City of Shreveport and other community partners.
What’s going on at Rockets Over the Red?
4-6 pm -Santa Claus is set to arrive at the festival’s start. He will be ready for plenty of pictures and can’t wait to hear what’s on your list this year. The entertainment doesn’t stop with Ole St. Nick! Live music and face painting will be happening around the Feature Fountain on the Louisiana Boardwalk. Local favorites, The Good News Band, will be giving a can’t-miss performance on the main stage. Learn more about the Good News Band by visiting their Facebook.
5:30 pm – The holiday cheer continues with the lighting of a magnificent Christmas tree in Riverview Park at 5:30 pm.
7 pm -The night will end with a spectacular fireworks display that will truly light up Red River. The grand rockets will be seen from both Bossier City and downtown Shreveport.
Thanks to the Shreveport Regional Arts Council, the Bakowski Bridge of Lights will also have an impressive light show in tandem with the fireworks and Christmas music! Cumulus will be streaming the music from all five of their radio stations so you can listen anywhere: KRMD-AM, KRMD-FM, KQHN-FM, KVMA-FM and KMJJ-FM.
If you plan to attend, make sure to bundle up, and bring blankets and chairs to make for the best outdoor experience.
Don’t worry, we didn’t forget about the food. There will be food trucks galore including Wonderstick, Cajan Asian, Hot Dog Hut and Hippies and Cowboys. Downtown Shreveport Unlimited will be selling drinks and Pepsi products!
If you’re coming from out of town to enjoy Rockets Over the Red, here are some things to keep in mind and check out while you’re here.
Where to lay your head
Shreveport Bossier offers more than 10,000 hotel rooms to choose from. Stay anywhere from a quaint Bed and Breakfast to a Casino and Hotel combo. We’ll have what you’re looking for. Check out https://www.shreveport-bossier.org/hotels/ for a full list of hotels and their different accommodations.
Shop till you drop
Get started on your holiday shopping at Shreveport-Bossier’s boutiques, antiques and more! Look for higher end products in the Line Avenue Shopping District or stick to Rockets Over the Red by shopping at the Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets. For more information on shopping in Shreveport-Bossier visit https://www.shreveport-bossier.org/things-to-do/shopping/.
Cap off a full weekend of Black Friday (and Saturday) shopping, and start this holiday season off right at Rockets over the Red.