Revel In The Fun

Sept 28 – Oct 6, 2024

Shreveport, LA

Explore the festival
Girl holding a large funnel cake at the Red River Revel.

Vendors serve everything from funnel cakes and seafood macaroni to favorites like Natchitoches meat pies and chicken & waffles!

Man juggling flaming torches.

Over 80 artists specializing in oils, acrylics, sculpture, jewelry, woodwork, glass, metal and much more!

Bang live on stage. On the left is an acoustic guitar player. In the middle is a man playing a mandolin. On the right is a man playing the bass. All men are smiling! Photo by Vidar Nordli-Mathisen on Unsplash.

Nine days.
Multiple stages.
One spectacular lineup.

Kids Center!

In addition to the festival classics like Mock Dig and Brookshires Miniature Grocery, or thrilling action rides and interactive exhibits, The Revel also hosts 5,000 4th graders each year during school hours for a dynamic arts education program. This program is organized by community education professionals and the education administrations of Caddo & Bossier Parishes.

& SoMuch More!

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Please Note: Revel Arts Festival admission tickets are available exclusively at the entrance of the event

how to revel
What are the festival hours?

The Revel opens daily at 11:00 AM and closes at 9:00 PM on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, and at 10:00 PM on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The Children’s Area closes at 8:00 PM daily. Art Alley closes one hour before the festival closes each day.

Where is parking located?

Street parking is free after 5 PM, Monday-Friday and on weekends.

Free parking lots are located at:

  • Railyard Lot (70 Lake St)
  • UHaul (315 Lake St).

Limited Handicapped Parking is available behind Riverview Hall (83 Crockett St, enter from Commerce St) and is available on a first come, first served basis.

Are pets allowed at the festival?

Pets of any kind are NOT ALLOWED at the festival. This includes birds, small dogs, cats, snakes or any other type of animal. Registered service dogs are allowed with the proper credentials.

How much does it cost to get in?

Admission is free before 5:00 PM on weekdays and only $5.00 after 5:00 PM or on weekends.

A $15.00 Reveler Pass allows guests access into the festival any day/time.

How else can I contact you?

You may call the Red River Revel at (318) 424-4000 Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM or email us at

For Media Inquiries: Please contact Emerie Eck Holtzclaw, Director of Marketing, at

To request a media credential pass, please fill out this form:

Wide photo of the pavilion at Festival Plaza in Shreveport, Louisiana. Under the pavilion are hundreds of people watching a live band. Behind the band is a large neon sign with the word "Revel" on it.