VetFest 2022 rocking Hurricane Alley with entertainment, resources, vendors

Organized by Veterans of the Louisiana Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4588

BOSSIER CITY, La. (KSLA) - One of the biggest veteran and first responder events in the Ark-La-Tex is being held at Hurricane Alley in Bossier City.

On Nov. 11 to the 13th, BeauxJax and the entire Hurricane Alley will be hosting a multi-day veteran day event, VetFest 2022. The event will benefit three veteran organizations.

Location: 501 Barksdale Blvd, Bossier City.

The beneficiaries:

  • Warrior Horse
  • Woody’s Home for Veterans
  • Every Warrior Network

During the event, there will be multiple activities, including a kid zone, door prizes live performances, guest speakers, veteran resources, and local vendors. Food trucks will also be available on-site.

Live entertainment:

  • Crooked Halo
  • Schaefer Mueller
  • Dave Bray, USA
  • Hali Brown

and more!

Guest Speakers:

  • Ron Chatelain
  • Boone Cutler
  • Kimberly Clark

and more!

Veteran Resources:

  • Elle Foundation
  • Every Warrior Network
  • Guitars for Vets
  • Mission 22
  • Overton Brooks Research Corp.
  • Woody’s Home for Veterans
  • Warrior Horse
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • LDVA LAVetCorps
  • Military STAR
  • Northwest Louisiana Military Support Foundation
  • Punishers LEMC
  • Reserve Component Transition Assistance Advisor Program
  • TAPS
  • Women Veterans of the Ark-La-Tex

and more!

Local Vendors:

  • Ace Hardware
  • AT&T
  • Combat Boots Jewelry
  • Down South Dawgs
  • First Command Financial Services
  • Happy Homemades
  • Hometown Graphics
  • LifeShare Blood Center
  • Louisiana Assistive Technology Access Network
  • Melted To Perfection
  • Nature Up Naturally-Stratigos Dynamics, Inc.

To learn more about VetFest 2022, visit the Facebook event page.

Brittney Hazelton

Brittney Hazelton

Brittney Hazelton was born and raised in Shreveport, La. and attended Southwood High School. They're a professional, self-taught local artist and is now one of KSLA’s digital content producers.