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Bally’s Shreveport Casino and Hotel 451 Clyde Fant Parkway Shreveport, Louisiana 71101 United States Toll-Free: 877-602-0711 Local: 318-220-0711
Explore all that Shreveport has to offer while you're here! From aquariums, to parades and festivals, make your stay with us even more memorable.
What began in 1984 as a two-day street festival in downtown Shreveport is now one of Louisiana’s largest and most popular Cajun festivals, featuring renowned Cajun, Zydeco, Blues and Jazz artists, mouth-watering Cajun cuisine, raucous contests, and fun for all ages. Now a three-day festival held each Memorial Day weekend, Mudbug Madness is nationally recognized as one of the Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Events, drawing as many as 56,000 people in one day!Located at Festival Plaza, within walking distance (0.3mi) of Bally's Shreveport - The official hotel of Mudbug Madness!
Explore an underwater world of wonder with over 3,000 animals, ranging from starfish to snapping turtles to sharks and understand how you can make a difference in their world and ours - Located next door to Bally's Shreveport!
Sci-Port Discovery Center is a 92,000 square-foot science and edu-tainment center made up of a Space Center, the Sawyer Space Dome Planetarium, the Power of Play (PoP) Children’s Museum, the Gallery of Intrigue, and Louisiana’s only Digital Laser IMAX® Dome Theatre. In all, there are 200+ hands-on exhibits, interactive programs, live demonstrations, and planetarium programs, and both IMAX documentary style films as well as full length feature films.
Located one block away from Bally's Shreveport!
Take a guided bicycle tour through historic downtown Shreveport with SB Rides!
Sitting in the heart of downtown Shreveport, the beautiful Strand Theatre anchors the arts district now known as the West Edge. A one-of-a-kind classic, the Strand Theatre rivals the world’s finest opera houses. After extensive restoration, The Strand reopened in 1984 to a SRO crowd and has presented the highest quality entertainment for over thirty-five seasons. Most recently, Shreveport’s own Academy Award-winning William Joyce called the Strand “a palace of dreams.”
Enjoy a 2-theater movie house with an upstairs bistro! Screens independent, international & classic films.
See the history of the area come to life!
From the Native Americans to the early explorers, to the Great Raft Log Jam cleared by Capt. Henry Miller Shreve and beyond, learn about Shreveport's history via diverse exhibits and artifacts in an 1860's bank building!
Downtown Shreveport's history is rich with artful expressions, specifically in the form of beautiful and intricate murals and sculptures. Some tell the story of our city, and represent both the challenges and achievements of the people of Shreveport; some are there to highlight what makes our city and state so great. All are beautiful, and make an afternoon walk something special!
Perhaps the most famous mural of Downtown Shreveport, the Once in a Millennium Moon Mural, done in 2000 by Philadelphia artist Meg Saligman, is located on the corner of Cotton and Marshall Street, and can be seen easily on I-20. This incredible piece covers all 14 stories of the east side of the AT&T building, and features 19 people of various ages doing activities relevant to the Shreveport area.
This colorful mural on the corner of Crockett and Edwards Street was completed in 2022 by a team of five artists: Whitney Tates, Ben Moss, Linda Moss, Ka’Davien Baylor, and Lindsey Simpson. The piece was accomplished by using a projector to place the image onto the wall, where it was then traced out and painted in. Each letter in Shreveport contains a beloved aspect of our city, from Art the Dog, to the Stand Theatre and the Aquarium, the annual Red River Balloon Rally to the entrance to the historic Highland district, and so much more. See what you can point out on your next visit!
Located at the corner of Crockett and Spring Street on the wall of the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau, "A Call to Action" is a colorful piece that promotes local attractions, festivals, music, gaming, dining and sports. The mural is a 75'x20', full-wall acrylic by artist Ali Bahler. Catch it at night for a colorful neon display!
Designed by William (Bill) Joyce (Shreveport-native, Academy Award-winner and creator of the hit children's show, Rolie Polie Olie) and painted by Michael Dean, this piece has been a part of Downton Shreveport's history for almost 30 years. The building that houses this piece is over 140 years old, and was the previous home for the Sci-Port discovery center! Located on the Northwest corner of Commerce Street at Milam.