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Celebrate Mardi Gras with Shreveport-Bossier CTB

Carnival season is quickly approaching in Louisiana, and Shreveport-Bossier's Mardi Gras krewes are gearing up to present a busy schedule of parades, float-loading parties, extravagant balls, and more.

Book your next group on a fantastic Mardi Gras adventure at the 10th Annual Red River Mardi Gras Bash in downtown Shreveport, Louisiana.

The party, a 2014 American Bus Association Top 100 Event, starts at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 30, and is hosted by the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau. Groups will enjoy this exclusive party and front-row experience to the Krewe of Centaur parade—one of the largest Mardi Gras parades in Louisiana. The climate-controlled party tent is located along the riverfront, and tickets to the bash include live entertainment, savory Cajun/Creole food, king cake, commemorative Mardi Gras beads and T-shirt, and several hands-on experiences. Tickets are $40 per person.

Contact Erica Howard, group sales manager for the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau, at 800.551.8682, ext. 104, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for hotel discounts, group rate information, and more. For additional information about Mardi Gras season in northwest Louisiana, visit

Click here to download the Mardi Gras Bash flyer.

Logo courtesy of Shreveport-Bossier Convention & Tourist Bureau | Photo courtesy of Ashleigh Whitby/



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