Are you looking for a destination within the destination? Explore Shreveport-Bossier’s entertainment districts, each of which has its own unique personality combining shopping, attractions, events, dining and more!
The Fairfield Historic District boasts some of Shreveport’s oldest and most beautiful homes. Situated just a couple of miles from the bustling Shreveport downtown area, the area was one of Shreveport’s most prosperous neighborhoods in Shreveport’s early days. It continues to be a popular destination with its unique variety of architectural styles including Victorian, Queen Anne, Eclectic Revival, American Four Square and charming bungalows. The district is recognized in the National Registry of Historic Places. You might even recognize some of the homes that were locations in Hollywood movies!
The district is bounded by Fairfield Ave. and adjacent streets and roughly bounded by Olive and Dalzell streets., Line Ave., and Kings Hwy. in Shreveport.
The Highland Historic District boasts almost 100 acres of beautiful Colonial Revival, Queen Anne, and bungalow/craftsman homes, some built as early as 1875. The Highland neighborhood is also the host to what is arguably Shreveport’s most unique Mardi Gras parade. Hosted by, you guessed it, the Krewe of Highland, parade-goers are as likely to catch a hotdog or a package of Spam as they are beads and trinkets.
The original district is roughly bounded by Vine, Gilbert, and Topeka streets, and Irving Pl. in Shreveport. In 2001 the district was expanded and is now roughly bounded by Stoner, Centenary, Kings Hwy., and Line Ave.
To take the pulse of a destination, the best place to check is the heart of the city – its downtown. From the 24-hour gaming action at riverfront casinos to engaging exhibits at local museums and galleries, downtown Shreveport offers one adventure after another. Explore all there is to do in and around downtown Shreveport.
East Bank District
Bossier City's new entertainment and arts district includes Flying Heart Brewery, cafes, shops, businesses and East Bank Plaza, featuring festivals and community events. The heart of the district is the Plaza, designed as a gathering place for events and to host food trucks, festivals and outdoor activities.
I-20 is the primary north-south passage in Shreveport-Bossier, but you don’t have to settle for chain restaurants and concrete rest stops on your way through town. You can find great local cuisine, unique shopping and entertaining attractions just a quick exit away.
Line Avenue Shopping District
Shreveport’s Line Avenue Shopping District is a five-mile treasure trove of unique gifts and some of the best boutique and antique shopping in the region. The way is dotted with great local eateries so you can refresh your body after a marathon shopping experience. Pierremont Mall
The Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets consists of more than 60 retail stores and restaurants located on the scenic riverfront in Bossier City. From movies to ice cream, sporting goods to kitchenware, latest fashions to great food, Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets is the place to visit.
Red River District
Shreveport’s historic waterfront street offers popular locally owned businesses like Fully Stacked and Proud Mary 360° Grill, Fatty Arbuckles bar, Bon Temps Coffee Bar, Artipsy, Louisiana Specialty Gifts and more. The district is located under the Texas Street Bridge and near casinos and offers live entertainment.
Southeast Shreveport Shopping District
If they sell it, you’ll probably find it in Southeast Shreveport’s heaviest concentration of stores, eateries and entertainment. In addition to major retailers like Penneys, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Charming Charlie, White House|Black Market, Old Navy, Hobby Lobby, and more, you can indulge in one-of-a-kind shopping and dining experiences at Uniquely Yours Interiors, Lewis Gifts, Buttercups Cupcakes, Gibbons Fine Grill, Kim’s Seafood, and more.