For great weekend fun, head to the Let the Good Times Roll Festival

Expect fun, food and family

SHREVEPORT, La. (Ark-La-Tex Weekend) -

It’s one of the longest running festivals in the Ark-La-Tex, the Let the Good Times Roll Festival (LTGTRF) happens one weekend in June (around Juneteenth) to celebrate music, art, culture, fashion and unity of the African-American community. 2022 marks the 35th year. There’s going to be all sorts of music for this family-friendly event. Head on down to Shreveport’s Festival Plaza in downtown for all of the fun. Hours vary by day but most of the music starts a little after 4:00pm.

For a full schedule of events, click here.

Friday, June 17

The first LTGTRF parade rolls down Commerce Street at 4:00pm to kick off the festival. It’s Trail Ride Night with zydeco and line dancing in a fun family atmosphere. Chris Ardoin and J-Wonn headline the evening’s entertainment.

Saturday, June 18

The morning contains a 5K, the Shreveport Farmers’ Market will be in full swing, free haircuts for kids, and a health fair. The morning events conclude at 12:30pm. Saturday night starts at 4:00pm and it’s R&B and Hip Hop night. National and local recording artists are scheduled to perform including SWV and Deion Sanders Junior.

Sunday, June 19

Get ready for some old school beats from Rap and Hip Hop. Slick Rick and Avery*Sunshine are slated to be a few of the performers taking the stage.

Tickets start at $20 and go up to a Platinum Access Table. Click here to reserve your tickets now before the prices go up at the gate. The LTGTRF is presented by Rho Omega and Friends.

Robert Streeter

Robert Streeter

Lead content producer for the Ark-La-Tex Weekend as well as Creative Services Producer.