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November 2015

November 2015

Shreveport-Bossier kicks off Holiday Season at Tree Lighting Ceremony

Tonight, Nov. 12, 2015, marks the official beginning of the Holiday Season in Shreveport-Bossier at the 10th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets at 6 p.m. Mayor Walker, Santa and Mrs. Claus will ring in the season by lighting the 30-foot-tall Christmas tree as “snow” gently blankets the banks of the Red River. The lighting will feature performances by cheerleaders from local schools including Kingston Elementary, Waller Elementary, Haughton Middle School, Bossier High School and Legacy Elementary. Admission is free.

George’s Pond at Hirsch Coliseum to offer Public Ice Skating

Ice Skating in Shreveport Bossier

Ice skating is back and better than ever in Shreveport-Bossier!

No longer do we have to drive all the way to Marshall, Texas to ice skate. Encompass Sports Group and the Mudbug Hockey team are bringing this holiday past time to you with public ice skating at George’s Pond located inside the Hirsch Coliseum from November 7 all the way through February 2016. George’s Pond at Hirsch Coliseum will be turned into a winter wonderland where visitors can skate to Christmas carols.