Since 1976

Meet Us at the Revel

Festival Plaza
Downtown Shreveport

Food & Fun

Find artists, events, and food here on our map.

Explore the Revel

Red River Revel is one of Louisiana’s oldest, largest, and most celebrated festivals.

Hours

MON - WED: 11AM - 9PM
THURS - SAT: 11AM - 10PM
SUN: 11AM - 7PM

Dates

October 2-10, 2021

Location

Festival Plaza
101 Crockett St.

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We hope y’all had a great week!!

True that. !

Perfect weather!

But please send real rain soon!!

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How to Revel

Visual Artists

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

Eat & Drink

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

Music Lineup

Nine days, two stages, and a spectacular lineup.

Kids Activities

There is an entire area exclusively for children’s activities, complete with its own performance stage!

Festival Map & Info

Find your way around the festival with the map and festival info.

Festival Map

Tickets & Parking

Tickets

$5 General Admission:

Saturdays: 11AM – 10PM

Sundays: 11AM – 7PM

Tuesday – Friday: 5:30PM – CLOSE

Free Admission:

Monday: All Day (11 AM – 9PM)

Tuesday – Friday: 11 AM – 5:30PM

Everyday to Children 12 and Under Accompanied by an Adult

Everyday to Military and First Responders with Valid ID

9-Day Reveler Pass: $10

Free Parking

  • Railyard lot on Lake Street
  • The lower level lot between SciPort and Waterway Commission Buildings

Be the Revel

Visual Artist Application

We strive to make the Revel an enjoyable experience for visual artists — they are an important part of our festival. Artists are selected to participate based on a jury process.

Food Vendors

If you would like to reserve a food both, email us at rrr@redriverrevel.com

Sponsors

We value our Sponsors. Support provided by local corporations and businesses allows for our festival to thrive here in North Louisiana.

About the Revel

Our Beginnings

The Red River Revel Arts Festival began in 1976 as the Junior League of Shreveport’s Bicentennial gift to the citizens of the region. From traditional Cajun cuisine to deep-rooted music and hand-crafted art, the Revel offers a vast experience through activities, entertainment, food, and local traditions.

The People of the Revel

The Red River Revel is administered by a Governing Board of 21 members representing the sponsors and the general community; it is facilitated by an Executive Director, a Festival Production Committee of 9, and 250 volunteer Chairmen.

Additionally, 2,500 community volunteers help implement the festival.  The Revel features fine arts, food booths run by non-profit organizations, arts education programs, exhibits, and music and performing arts programs on multiple outdoor stages.

What We Are

Our nine-day festival attracts more than 80,000 people annually to honor the history and culture of visual and performing arts.  Our goal is to provide the general populace a ‘Celebration of the Arts’ that brings the finest in visual and performing arts experiences to our area.  The Revel is designed to be primarily educational in nature, entirely non-commercial, non-political, non-partisan and non-sectarian. We strive to deliver an amazing week of art and music education and entertainment for kids, teens and adults to enjoy.