July 4, 2016 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm America/Chicago Timezone
Festival Plaza
101 Crockett St
Shreveport, LA 71101

The 8th annual KTBS 3/KPXJ CW21 Independence Day Festival is coming up! Up to date information: WWW.KTBS.COM The event will feature a spectacular fireworks show, food from local vendors, fun for families with a children’s area plus great entertainment!

Live Broadcast of the Festival: If you can’t make it out to the festivities in person, you can catch the live broadcast on KTBS 3, KPXJ CW 21, KTBS Digital 3.3 and KTBS.com from 5:30pm to 10:35pm.


  • Brookshire’s Steak Cook-off
  • Carry the Load
  • Push-Ups for Charity (Fairway Ind. Mortgage)
  • Twin Cities Motorcycle Ride
  • Monster Apple Eating Contest (Chocolate Crocodile)
  • Dodgeball Exhibition (Minden Chamber of Commerce)
  • Children’s Area (AEP Swepco and Medic Pharmacies)
  • Lifejackets Giveaway (BFCU and Red River Waterway Commission)
  • Fireworks Show (Kilpatrick Rose-Neath Funeral Homes)


  • Windstorm
  • Josh Turner
  • Michael Love
  • And more!


  • No personal fireworks
  • No grills allowed
  • No pets allowed
  • No glass bottles allowed
  • No weapons
  • No personal pop-up tents allowed
  • No outside alcoholic beverages

Water Safety Tips

  • Drowning only takes a moment and can happen in any body of water.
  • Enroll children in swim lessons.
  • Teach your child to always ask permission to go near water.
  • If a child is missing, check the water first…seconds count.
  • Maintain constant supervision of kids around water and avoid distractions.
  • Always wear a life jacket, but never rely on life jackets ALONE to keep kids safe.