Whether you want critical-level creepiness or all the fabulous fall fun, Halloween is everything you want it to be in Shreveport-Bossier. Families are seeking a different experience than millennials on a mission, and there are also events that cater to those self-proclaimed ghostbusters out there. Whatever your poisonous passion is, you can find your perfect Halloween event in Shreveport-Bossier using this five-level scare-o-meter:
Level 1: Guaranteed to be Nightmare-Free
1968 Bridgewater Avenue, Shreveport
Bring your babies to the annual Junior League of Shreveport-Bossier Pumpkin Patch Fundraiser to experience a beautiful setting at Windrush Lake in the Provenance neighborhood, as well as a patch of perfect pumpkins or gourds. The patch is available through Friday, Oct. 29. Admission is free.
2950 East Texas Street, Bossier City
Get a unique trick-or-treat experience at the Bossier City Farmers Market this year. This daytime event is the perfect blend of food and fun. While parents shop for fall crops, children can enjoy trick or treating from booth to booth, as well as face painting and other children’s activities on Saturday, Oct. 30. Admission is free. Click here for more information.
Starting Location: Rhino Coffee Uptown, 721 Southfield Road , Shreveport
Grab your broom stick and take off on a leisurely four-mile bike ride through Shreveport’s Historic Highland neighborhood. This breezy, police-escorted ride will take flight through this eccentric area, beginning at Rhino Coffee’s Uptown location and ending at R.W. Norton Art Gallery, where participants can enjoy live music and food trucks. Shortcuts are available for those seeking a shorter route. Admission is free. The event is B.Y.O.Bike. Click here for more information.
Level 2: A Little Creepy, But Still Cute
9596 Sentell Road, Shreveport
The 2021 Fall Festival at Dixie Maze Farms will feature a pumpkin patch, corn maze, pony rides, hayrides, haunted attractions, and events. The festivities will take place until Saturday, Nov. 6. Click here to purchase tickets.
630 Barksdale Boulevard, Bossier City
The Bossier Arts Council is kicking off the spooky season with this unique juried art show, called “Nyctophilia: The Love of Darkness” in the East Bank Gallery. It may not sound that creepy to many, but if you have a fear of darkness, this could be your worst nightmare. Some people thrive in the darkness when all is still and calm. It almost has a sound all its own. Explore this event through Tuesday, Nov. 30. Admission is free.
601 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport
Get your dose of chills, thrills, and gills at the Shreveport A-SCARE-ium. This interactive pirate-themed experience gives lads of all ages a cool and creepy sea adventure. You’ll see creatures, mermaids, and pirates galore. Mutiny at the Shreveport Aquarium is open through Halloween night. Click here to purchase tickets.
Level 3: Okay, Leave the Kids at Home
630 Barksdale Boulevard, Bossier City
Imagine this – It’s a dark and stormy night, and you’ve been invited to a very unusual dinner party. Each of the guests has an alias, the butler offers a variety of weapons, and the host is, well . . . dead. So whodunnit? Join the iconic oddballs known as Scarlet, Plum, White, Green, Peacock and Mustard for Clue: On Stage. The final dates for this event is Oct. 29-31. Click here to purchase tickets.
451 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport
Step into spooky nightlife and entertainment at Eldorado Resort Casino in downtown Shreveport with a late-night costume party. Partygoers thrive in this nightclub with a live DJ, bottle service, VIP sections, and more. But winners of this costume party will leave with up to $500 in cash prizes, VIP treatment, and a $100 voucher that can redeemed at The Vintage, Eldorado’s upscale steakhouse. Join the party on Saturday, Oct. 30. Must be 21 to enter. Admission is $10. Payment is accepted at the door. Click here for more information.
Level 4: Chills, Thrills & Shrills
505 Boardwalk Boulevard, Bossier City
Necromanor is the area’s only in-door haunted house and is held at the Louisiana Boardwalk in Bossier City. Thrill seekers will see experience horrifying sights, unmentionable things lurking in the dark, and other foul gore. Take your chances at survival inside Necromanor’s final days of labyrinth Oct. 29-31. Must be 13 or older to enter. Admission is $10. Click here to purchase tickets.
26693 Mayflower Road, Haughton
One of Bossier’s rural hauntings is back to disturb your mental peace, the Devils Knot Haunted Trail. This eerie walking trail is sure to bring your darkest, scariest swamp nightmares to reality. Get an authentic dose of Louisiana’s most frightening sights Oct. 29-30. Admission is $20-$40. Click here to purchase tickets.
Level 5: Hellacious Hauntings
725 Austen Place, Shreveport
Increase your chances to gain a paranormal experience first-hand at this Logan Mansion Halloween Tour. Built in 1897, this mansion is known for notable ghosts, and will be opening their creaking doors to the public for an interactive, frightful tour of every creepy corner and crevice of this home. Rumor has it that the spirit of a little girl lives there, but you can take the tour to determine if it’s rumor or reality on Saturday, Oct. 30. Tickets are $10 and include appetizers, refreshments, and a guided tour of the mansion. Click here to purchase tickets.click here for More Halloween Events