Huge Christmas Event Is Back in Shreveport This Year
In just a couple of weeks, one of the biggest Christmas events of the season returns to Shreveport and Bossier City.
Rockets Over the Red is back this year. It will be happening in Riverview Park in downtown Shreveport and the Louisiana Boardwalk in Bossier City on Saturday, November 26 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. You can bring the family and enjoy the Christmas season with live music, activities, food trucks, Santa and more.
There will be face-painting sponsored by Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers. But the big finale is the breathtaking fireworks that can be viewed from both Bossier City and downtown Shreveport.
Rockets Over the Red Schedule of Events:
4 p.m. – Rockets Over the Red Festival Begins: Guests may arrive to select premier seating at Riverview Park or the Louisiana Boardwalk. Guests are encouraged to dress warm, bring blankets, chairs and more for a comfortable outdoor experience. Additionally, guests can enjoy Black Friday shopping at the Louisiana Boardwalk all day and stop at the riverfront to enjoy the festivities.
4-6 p.m. – Santa Arrives at Riverview Park: Friends and families can take photos with Santa or chat with him about your wildest Christmas wishes at Riverview Park.
4-6 p.m. – Live Music at Riverview Park and the Louisiana Boardwalk: Guests can enjoy two hours of live entertainment. Live music and face painting at the Louisiana Boardwalk will take place near the Feature Fountain. If you’re a fan of The Good News Band, you can catch them onstage at Riverview Park! This local band is known for cranking out good music and delivering a good time.
5:30 p.m. – Lighting of the Christmas Tree in Riverview Park: A countdown to light the magnificent tree in Riverview Park will signify the start of the Christmas season in Shreveport!
7:00 p.m. – Fireworks Show: Watch a spectacular show from Riverview Park and the Louisiana Boardwalk. These rockets will light up the Red River and send everyone off into the Christmas season with cheer as it concludes the festivities. 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.
Great Holiday Events Around Shreveport and Bossier City