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Did you know that the Red River Revel Arts Festival was created in 1976 as a gift from the Junior League of Shreveport? In fact, Festival Plaza in downtown Shreveport was created for the Revel! For anyone who has taken a field trip to the Revel, you know what a gift to our community this event truly is. Research shows that exposure to the arts fuels positive skills and capacities that are valued by leaders and employers, such as persistence, collaboration, creative thinking, problem-solving, and motivation. Plus, art, no matter the medium, makes our world a more beautiful place. In addition to bringing art to the Ark-La-Tex, the Revel also celebrates our unique regional culture.

Whether it's visual, performance, or musical art, the Revel has it and this year, we think you're going to love some of our new attractions. The new attraction I'm most excited about personally is the step show competition Friday, October 8th followed by Coolio and Rob Base on the main stage at 9 pm!

Revel 45 Entertainment Highlights

Saturday, October 2nd - Marc Broussard 8:30 - 10 pm
Sunday, October 3rd - The Simple Church Band 11 am - 12 pm, the Hollow Decks 5:30 - 7 pm
Monday, October 4th - The Joanitones 6:30 - 7:30 pm, The Rockin' Redeyes 8 - 9 pm
Tuesday, October 5th - Seth Bradford 6:30 - 7:30 pm, Dirtfoot 8 - 9 pm
Wednesday, October 6th - King's Kaleidoscope 7:45 - 9 pm
Thursday, October 7th - Maggie Koerner 6:30 - 8 pm, Samantha Fish 8:30 - 10 pm
Friday, October 8th - Coolio and Rob Base 9 - 10 pm
Saturday, October 9th - Cody Cooke and the Bayou Outlaws 6:30 - 8 pm, Laine Hardy 8:30 - 10 pm
Sunday, October 10th - Shreveport Second Line Brass Band Parade with Beat the Streets Drumline 11:30 am - 12: 30 pm, Windstorm 5:30 - 7 pm

See the entire entertainment line up here, including community performers! Don't forget to head to the Revel for lunch each weekday for great food and entertainment.

One of the musical artists we can't wait to see is Louisiana's own Laine Hardy!

Here's his latest video inviting you to 'Feed Your Soul' here in Louisiana!

Tickets and Admission

Saturday, October 2nd - Sunday, October 10th, 2021
$5 General Admission:
Saturdays: 11 am – 10 pm, Sundays: 11 am – 7 pm, Tuesday – Friday: 5:30 pm – close

The best way to enjoy the Revel is with a 9 Day Reveler pass for just $10. It will get you in for the duration of the festival. Remember, military and first responders are always free with ID and children ages 12 and under are free when accompanied by an adult.


Free parking is available at the railyard lot on Lake Street, the lower level lot between SciPort and Waterway Commission Buildings, and the Regions Bank parking garage is also available on Saturdays and Sundays from 8 am - 10 pm.

Courtesy of the Red River Revel Arts Festival
Courtesy of the Red River Revel Arts Festival


The Red River Revel Arts Festival is always looking for amazing members of the community to lend a helping hand. Click the link for the volunteer opportunity that interests you to sign up. Not only will you be able to enjoy the Revel, but you'll also be the recipient of our undying gratitude!

Courtesy of the Red River Revel Arts Festival
Courtesy of the Red River Revel Arts Festival

Festival Map

From food and drink to the amazing artists on-site displaying their wares, there's something for everyone at Revel 45! Make sure you don't miss out on the children's activities and special performances by our local community groups! Plan your day(s) at the Revel with our handy festival map!

Courtesy of the Red River Revel Arts Festival
Courtesy of the Red River Revel Arts Festival

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