Ensures Every Guest's Mardi Gras Trip Is a Success

Planning is key to ensuring the trip is everything one dreams of with Mardi Gras.

According to the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau, the annual Mardi Gras celebration brings in more than $32 million over the two largest parade weekends of Krewes of Centaur and Gemini. "With the help of, guests can find the information they want and need to make sure their trip is a success from start to finish," said Brandy Evans, site spokesperson.

Whether one is looking for details on various Mardi Gras parades in Shreveport or casinos in the area, the information is readily available on the website. Very few things match the wonder of the Mardi Gras season in this part of the state and the celebration in Shreveport-Bossier continues to be one of the biggest. More than 400,000 people are expected at the Krewe of Gemini and Krewe of Centaur parades, and many other events that will take place throughout the area. "Visit the site and learn more about the big parade weekends, and be sure to watch the Youtube video that highlights some of the major parades," Evans continues.

With the help of the site, visitors plan out the various events they wish to attend and activities they wish to try. One can determine where to stay and which restaurants to visit before ever leaving home. "As there is so much to see and do during Mardi Gras, planning becomes essential to ensure nothing is missed, and makes this planning easy.So be sure to check it out," Evans exclaims.

Some prefer a hotel near major attractions while others opt for a cozy bed-and-breakfast that is within easy distance of popular events, while still offering more privacy. From hotels with fancy spas to quiet getaways, the site provides information on a wide range of options. Once lodging has been secured, plan out meals. Although most associate Cajun food with Mardi Gras, visitors can find Greek, Caribbean and Indian restaurants are available, so everyone finds something they like. "Don't forget to look into area festivals and attractions, too. With so much to see and do in Shreveport-Bossier, boredom is never an issue," Evans states.

About provides the information visitors need when coming to experience the city. From Cajun spice and Texas cattle country to plantation elegance and Creole mystery, Shreveport-Bossier offers something for everyone. Elvis started his music career here and visitors love to browse the museums which tell the musical history of the city along with the stories of explorers, tycoons and more. helps visitors make the most of every trip, sharing tips on things to do, where to stay and where to eat, among other things.

Contact Info:
Name: Brandy Evans
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Organization: Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau
Address: 629 N Spring St, Shreveport, LA 71101
Phone: 318-429-0638

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