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Rally on the Red

Thursday, December 22, 2022  |  6:30-10 PM  | East Bank District  |  FREE

The Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl is not just about the game, it is about the whole bowl week experience! Fans can get the party started the night before the game with a trio of FREE events, including the Mardi Gras Preview Parade, Pep Rally and Battle of the Marching Bands and a FREE Parish County Line concert. The parade will kick off the night from the Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets and run through the East Bank District. That will lead into the Battle of the Bands, a fireworks show and the Parish County Line concert in the East Bank District!

Mardi Gras Preview Parade & Battle of the Bands

Thursday, December 22, 2022  |  6:30-7:45 PM  |  Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets & East Bank District

Get an early taste of what is to come during the Mardi Gras season with the Mardi Gras Preview Parade that features floats from local Krewes and the two university bands and spirit squads! The parade will start in the Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets and flow through the East Bank District in Bossier City! Following the parade, the two school marching bands will then face off in a Battle of the Marching Bands in the East Bank Plaza! After the Battle of the Bands, there will be a fireworks show leading into the Parish County Line concert to cap off the night!

Parish County Line Concert

Thursday, December 22, 2022  |  8 PM  |  Hurricane Alley in the East Bank District

Following the Mardi Gras Preview Parade and Pep Rally & Battle of the Marching Bands, there will be a FREE Parish County Line concert to cap off the night!

You may have seen them in 2018, but Parish County Line is back once again for the Independence Bowl! Finishing off the night of festivities the day before the game, PCL will rock out for a free concert in Hurricane Alley in the East Bank District from 8-10 p.m.

Big Game Show

Tuesday, December 20, 2022 at 6:30 PM  |  Riverview Theatre

Before the teams take to the gridiron, they will have to battle it out in the “Big Game Show.” Coaches and players from both teams will compete in an array of game show-style competitions, and the audience will have a chance to participate too!

FCA Breakfast

Wednesday, December 21 at 7:30 AM  |  Shreveport Convention Center
Tickets – $10

The annual Fellowship of Christian Athletes Breakfast is presented each year for the participating teams and their coaching and administrative staffs. Hosted by the NWLA FCA Chapter, this event annually hosts more than 500 guests, offering breakfast, and featured speakers who give their personal testimonies. 

Independence Bowl Foundation

P.O Box 1723, Shreveport LA 71166  |  401 Market Street, Shreveport, LA 71101  |  318.221.0712

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