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Have fun at the African American History Parade

The African American History Parade is held annually in February. This is the 31st installment of this family friendly event. Those who attend will get to enjoy and take part in celebrations, live music, floats and much more. Also don’t miss out on marching bands marching up and down the route.

The parade is free for all who plan on attending. The parade will feature many family friendly events. The opening ceremony will begin at 11:00am in front of the Caddo Parish Courthouse at 501 Texas Street. Follow the event on Facebook.

Parade Route:

The parade typically starts at Shreveport Municipal Auditorium and run through downtown Shreveport.

Common Parade Rules

  • Don’t throw objects at a parade float.
  • No large flags are permitted.
  • No underage alcohol consumption is allowed.
  • Don’t cross barricades during the duration of the parade.

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