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Rally on the Red

Bowl Week | East Bank District | Date TBD

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 Louisiana Travel Mardi Gras Preview Parade, Battle of the Marching Bands and a free concert. The parade kicks off the night from the Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets and runs through the East Bank District. That leads into the Battle of the Bands, a fireworks show and the concert in the East Bank District!

Mardi Gras Preview Parade & Battle of the Bands

Bowl Week | East Bank District | Date TBD

Get an early taste of what is to come during the Mardi Gras season with the Mardi Gras Preview Parade which features floats from local Krewes and the two university bands and spirit squads! The parade starts in the Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets and flows 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, a fireworks show will lead into the concert to cap off the night!

Parish County Line Concert

Bowl Week | East Bank District | Date TBD

Following the Mardi Gras Preview Parade and Pep Rally & Battle of the Marching Bands, there is a FREE concert to cap off the night! The band will rock out for two hours in Hurricane Alley in the East Bank District of Bossier City!

Big Game Show

Bowl Week | Riverview Theatre | Date TBD

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

Bowl Week | Shreveport Convention Center | Date TBD

Tickets – $10

The annual Fellowship of Christian Athletes Breakfast is presented each year for the participating teams and their coaching and administrative staff. 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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