Local Restaurants to be Featured in Independence Stadium Concessions


SHREVEPORT, La. (Nov. 30, 2023) – When fans enter Independence Stadium for the 2023 Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl on Saturday, December 16, they will find three restaurants featured in concession stands. Sonic Drive-In, PJ’s Coffee and Texas Roadhouse will offer food options at the game.

Sonic and PJ’s Coffee will have concession stands on both sides of the stadium, while Texas Roadhouse will have one on the west side. There will also be concession stands offering traditional stadium food throughout the stadium, McKinney’s Corn Dogs near Gate 4, Blue Bell Ice Cream Trailer near Gate 4 and drink carts selling beer and seltzers throughout the stadium. Each concession stand will also be selling Coca-Cola products. PJ’s Coffee will be selling coffee and hot chocolate at their stands.

Below is the complete list of concession options at the game and where they are located in the stadium:

  • Concession Stand 1 (West Ground Level): Traditional Stadium Food
  • Concession Stand 2 (West Ground Level): Sonic Drive-In and PJ’s Coffee
  • Concession Stand 3 (West Ground Level): Texas Roadhouse
  • Concession Stand 9 (East Ground Level): Sonic and PJ’s Coffee
  • Concession Stand 10 (East Ground Level): Traditional Stadium Food
  • Concourse Level Stands (East and West Concourse): Traditional Stadium Food
  • Next to Gate 4: McKinney’s Corn Dogs and Blue Bell Ice Cream Trailer

The 47th edition of the Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl is set for Saturday, December 16 at 8:15 p.m. between the Big 12 Conference and Pac-12 Conference. Various ticket options are on sale now for the Saturday night playing of Shreveport-Bossier’s annual bowl game. Endzone Bench, Sideline Bench and Sideline Chairback tickets are available at RadianceTechnologiesIndependenceBowl.com/tickets. Great ticket packages – including group tickets, Family Four-Packs, Small Business Fan-Packs and premium options – are available online or by calling the Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl office at 318.221.0712 or toll-free at 888.414.BOWL.

Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl Week will also feature many free and ticketed events for local and traveling fans of all ages to enjoy. The FCA Breakfast will kick off the public event schedule on Thursday, December 14 at 7:30 a.m. at Riverview Hall. The following night, the eve of the 2023 Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl, local and traveling fans will all gather in the East Bank District for the free Rally on the Red. The Rally on the Red will feature four free events from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday, December 15. Finally, on game day on Saturday, December 16, the week of public events will culminate with Coca-Cola Fan Fest from 12-7:30 p.m. in the Silver Lot outside of Independence Stadium – leading fans into the 8:15 p.m. kickoff of the 47th Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl.

Fans can plan their trip to Shreveport for the 2023 Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl at www.FindYourLouisiana.com. For information on Independence Stadium rules and the clear bag policy, please visit RadianceTechnologiesIndependenceBowl.com/stadium-rules/.


Established in 1976, the Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl™ is college football’s 11th most-historic bowl game – celebrating its 47th edition on Saturday, December 16, 2023 at 8:15 p.m. CT with a matchup of the Big 12 Conference and Pac-12 Conference on ESPN. The Independence Bowl Foundation announced a one-year extension with Radiance Technologies – ensuring they will be the title sponsor through 2025. The bowl’s conference, team, and television agreements also run through the 2025 season. Army West Point and the Big 12 are slated to match up against a rotation of the Pac-12 Conference, American Athletic Conference and Conference USA, which will be televised on an ESPN network.

The Independence Bowl Foundation is prevalent in the Shreveport-Bossier City area throughout the year, hosting events to help enhance the economic impact and growth of our community. The Mission of the Independence Bowl is to attract and provide quality, nationally recognized football competition oriented to the Ark-La-Tex region. For more information, visit RadianceTechnologiesIndependenceBowl.com or follow the bowl on Facebook, X and Instagram at @IndyBowl.

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