Ways to support local, shop Shreveport-Bossier

As we begin to file and get our taxes back, it’s important to remember to look local first! Before you use a major retailer, check some of the smaller mom and pop shops who are owned by our friends, neighbors, and family.

Money spent in the Shreveport-Bossier community makes our area a better place. It support’s those who support us.

There are a multitude of things to do, appetizing restaurants, and unique boutiques that offer goods and services only available in our community.

Entertainment & Things to Do

We have a large number of festivals, events, and attractions in our community. Discover upcoming events and more. From awe-inspiring high-level acrobatics to popular theatre productions, an aquarium, and independent films, we’ve got something for everyone. Share experiences with your children or friends and make memories.

The East Bank District’s new Hurricane Alley has multiple restaurants, axe throwing, a huge stage with renowned performers, and more all within a single area. Plus, the East Bank District is the only open container district in Shreveport-Bossier!

Eateries & Dining

Shreveport-Bossier has one of the most remarkable food scenes that would rival almost any other city in America! From African cuisine to Cajun dishes, Mexican, Italian, Greek, and more. We also have several annual events dedicated solely to different cultures and food. Or, if you’re looking for a night out, you’ll want to check out our Complete Guide to Happy Hours in Shreveport.

You can also learn about new places to visit by checking out our Best of Shreveport series, including the best food trucks, brunch places, Mexican restaurants, and more.


Our community has tons of things to do with the little ones! We’ve compiled a list of family-friend events throughout the area. Explore new things to do, rediscover old places you haven’t visited in a while, and more.

The Shreveport-Bossier community is what you make of it. We have so many amazing things to offer, some not found anywhere else, and others found elsewhere but with a considerable drive and traffic. I encourage you to truly explore all of the great things we have to offer singles, couple, and families. I think you’ll be surprised about what you may have missed!

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Paul Savage, Jr.

Paul Savage, Jr. is a graduate of Centenary College of Louisiana and is the owner, founder, & designer of Savage Creative Solutions. Savage Creative Solutions is a full-service, integrated marketing agency headquartered in Shreveport, LA with a growing national footprint across multiple industries. Savage is a local marketing and communication professional, entrepreneur, and accomplished author. His debut memoir, "Diary of A Testicular Cancer Survivor," has been featured on Amazon's best-seller list.

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