What’s better than having the Grambling State University football team play against the Southern University football team in Shreveport? Only going to the game and having fun at the Port City Fest. From April 15-17, plan to attend several events supporting the big game at Independence Stadium. Here are some of the sponsored events going on…
Classic Expo – April 15-17 at the Shreveport Convention Center
See the services and products from local businesses. Watch panel discussions and demonstrations. Presented by the Shreveport-Bossier African American Chamber of Commerce. For more info, click here.
Party on the Red – April 16-17 at Festival Plaza from 4:00pm-Midnight
Downtown Shreveport comes alive with a lot of music and more! Eat some great local cuisine, shop local artisans and crafters and rock out to entertainment from Southern Komfort, Alter Ego, Brandon Campbell, Zydeco and Calvin Richardson on Friday night. Saturday keeps the party going with Bun B, Tipsey the Band, Hot 8 Brass Band and Tank. For tickets, click here.
There’s also a golf tournament benefitting scholarships for Southern University and Grambling State University students. That tournament already sold out.
In between all of the Port City Fest parties, don’t forget to check out the local food scene. Enjoy fantastic libations downtown and visit the oldest, continuously operating African-American owned restaurant in the United States.
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