Querbes Park Golf Course

Although every day is an opportunity to toast to fatherhood, Father’s Day in Shreveport-Bossier has an extra layer of celebration with many activities that cater to every dad's interests, from the golf enthusiast to the history buff. 

Whether enjoying the great outdoors, exploring rich historical sites, or relaxing with a cold brew, Shreveport-Bossier has some rad-dad things to do for Father's Day.

Explore History With Dad

Dive into Shreveport's past by visiting historic sites such as the Shreveport Railroad Museum, where you can explore the fascinating evolution of the railways that helped shape the nation. Nearby, the Shreveport Water Works Museum offers a glimpse into a bygone engineering era. 

Your history tour doesn’t stop there. 2024 is Louisiana’s Year of Music. Don’t miss the Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, which has historical significance but also the Elvis Presley statue, honoring his first performance at this very venue. The James Burton statue is another must-see for music lovers, celebrating the legendary guitarist born in Shreveport. Learn more about all the historic sites here!

Go Brewery Hopping

For dads who appreciate a fine brew, Shreveport’s craft breweries are the best places to bond over a pint. Plus, we know you don’t need an excuse to spend the day sampling some of the best local beers.

Flying Heart Brewing & Pub is a family-friendly crowd-pleaser because of its wood-fired pizzas and popular variety of board games. Great Raft Brewing is home to the beloved 318 lager and Dripp Hot Chicken. Great Raft's menu includes various non-alcoholic beers, too. Savor Father's Day with local brews and bites at The Seventh Tap's food trucks, or indulge in smashburgers at The Seventh Tap Eastbank Taproom & Kitchen. Don’t just stop here. Enjoy checking out even more brews around Shreveport-Bossier!

Man Drinking Seventh Tap Beer

Golf with Dad at These Golf Courses

Is there a more classic Father’s Day activity than golfing? Shreveport-Bossier has several scenic courses open to the public, making 18-holes a breeze. The Crooked Hollow Golf Club and The Golf Club at Stonebridge are perfect for enjoying a day on the greens, and Querbes Park Golf Course is the oldest, most historic course in the area. Courses can also include day passes for you to enjoy the courses and facilities. 

These well-maintained courses offer challenges for all skill levels and are a great way to spend quality time outdoors with the man of the hour: dad. Explore more golf courses to tee off with dad here! 

Where to Wine & Dine Dad

Treat dad to a memorable meal at one of Shreveport-Bossier’s best restaurants. Whether he prefers a steakhouse ambiance or a casual diner setting, the local culinary scene won't disappoint. Go all out at Anthony’s Steak and Seafood, or taste true Louisiana hospitality at Crawdaddy’s Kitchen. Of course, no visit to Shreveport-Bossier would be complete without a hearty Cajun meal like those found at Frank’s Louisiana Kitchen.

We know you wouldn’t miss out on the chance to spoil your dad on Father’s Day, and these restaurants are sure to give him something to smile about. Plus, there are so many more restaurants in the area to show dad how much you love him, too!

Take Dad Camping

If your dad loves the great outdoors, consider a camping trip at a nearby campground. Shreveport-Bossier is close to several beautiful sites that offer everything from basic tent camping to full RV hookups, ensuring a fun and relaxing getaway.

Cypress-Black Bayou Park & Recreation Area is a favorite of the area. It’s right on the water and has a marina where you can spend the day fishing and swimming. Hilltop Campgrounds and RV Park is another excellent choice known for its serene atmosphere. God’s Country Resort has options for the more luxurious camper with glamping opportunities, swimming pools, game rooms, and more. Check out all the popular campsites and RV parks in the area here

Family laughing together and sitting in camping chairs at Lake Claiborne

Events to Attend with Dad

Keep an eye on our SBFunGuide for Father's Day events, which may include special brunches, live music, or sporting events that make the day special. Here are some of the Father’s Day events this year:

Tonja D's Fun Zone Comedy Show Father's Day Edition - Sunday, June 16 at Lake Street Bar