Join us for the Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets – Bass Pro Shops Annual Santa Parade and Opening of Santa’s Wonderland. The parade will begin at Courtyard by Marriott Shreveport-Bossier City/Louisiana Boardwalk at 4:30 p.m. and end at Bass Pro Shops, where Santa will light up the store to start the holiday season.
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Plan Your Holiday
It's easy to plan your next visit to one or several of the cities along the Louisiana Holiday Trail of Lights. First, check out the map and decide which part of the trail you'd like to start on and where you would like to end. Then, select a region or choose from several options to find your favorite offerings and build your itinerary. Then, visit our lodging section and select a region to book your hotel accommodations and stay awhile. You can also select a themed itinerary to make your travel planning experience even easier and enjoy the Louisiana Holiday Trail of Lights, as well as learn about about shopping opportunities on the Louisiana Shopping Trail.
Walk through a winter wonderland with thousands of twinkling lights, giant Christmas cards, nightly entertainment, Roseland Express train rides, photos with Santa, and more.
Celebrate the holiday season with fireworks over the Red River, Christmas music, food trucks, Santa Claus, and more.
Alexandria Zoo is lighting up the season with Holiday Light Safari. Create wonderful holiday memories with a casual stroll through the Zoo’s colorful environment sparkling with thousands of lights and whimsical lighted animal figures.
Holiday Light Safari features hundreds of thousands of lights, holiday train rides, Santa, kids' activities, and more!
December 5-7, 12-14, 19-21 & 26-28, 2019
(Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays)
This exclusive shopping experience chauffeurs participants to locally-owned retailers along Line Avenue. Tinsel shoppers can enjoy food, entertainmnt, discounts, and more.
The annual Country Christmas Festival entertains guests with delcious food, entertainment, crafts, holiday lights, and more.
The Cenla Christmas Spectacular is back for its twelfth year; ready to bring you the same great yuletide
entertainment that you’ve come to expect. Completely home grown here in Cenla. Featuring performing arts
organizations from all over Cenla, performances by the Lagniappe Theatre Company, and your two favorite Cajun radio hosts Dirty Coutille and Jean “the Clod” Claude. Don’t miss your chance to have your Christmas Spirit lifted and have your funny bone tickled!