Red River Brewing Co., 1200 Marshall Street, knows that your New Year’s Eve is going to be jammed, so they’re starting the festivities early on Eve of Eve.

On Sunday, they’ll be launching their new IPA brew, called, appropriately enough, Eve of Eve. $2 Champagne and food from Fat Calf Boucherie will be available, too.  10:30 a.m.- 8 p.m.

Another ‘pre’ event is at Eldorado Casino and Resort and features  Muzikology: The Band. Head over to 451 Clyde Fant Parkway on Sunday, Dec. 30 from 8 p.m. until midnight to hear them play and dance until your feet scream for mercy.

Start your New Year’s Eve at lunch and roll on into the night at Parish Taceaux, 708 Texas Street.  PT is offering half all all tequilas and mezcals and $3 taceauxs all day.

The Shreveport Aquarium, 601 Clyde Fant Parkway, welcomes you on NYE with food, fishies and a laser light show. The evening includes an aquarium tour, complimentary champagne, a gourmet meal and laser light show spectacular!! Free babysitting included for ages 5+.  6-10 p.m. $65 (members), $70 (non-members)

Help welcome Abby Singer’s Bistro‘s new chef at their gustatory celebration on New Year’s Eve! Chef Michael Brenner is likely in the kitchen now whipping up this feast:

Amuse bouché –Rappahannock Oyster with champagne mignonette and black truffle

First Course choices-Crispy Shrimp with crème fraîche remoulade, pickled green tomato salad with apple, celery and Crystal hot sauce dust- or-Roasted Forrest Mushrooms with brioche French toast, mizuna, farm cheese and absinthe sabayon – or-Seared Scallop with oxtail marmalade and preserved carrots.

Main course choices –Duck Breast with winter vegetables, sweet potato, butter and cane sugar demi-glace- or-Braised Short Rib with smothered potatoes, Swiss chard, and mustard bread crumbs-or-Acorn Squash Cannelloni with house-made pasta, béchamel, almond crumble, and local squash

Dessert-  Spiced Apple Tarte Tatin with Calvados foam and tonka bean

The three-course dinner is $80 for two people, and reservations are available by calling the bistro at 318.459.4125. 5-9 p.m., 617 Texas Street at Robinson Film Center.

The Remington Suite Hotel and Spa brings back their signature NYE event, Clink 2018 with music by the Hollow Decks and dinner prepared by 2018 Louisiana Food Prize winner Jacob Mouser. Your options include:

General Admission-$50 each
Access to all areas, activities and live music
Complimentary champagne at midnight
Complimentary Hors d’oeuvres

Dinner-$120 each
5 Course, seated dinner by Chef Mouser (dinner starts at 7:30 p.m.)
Access to all areas, activities and live music
Premier wine selection during dinner
Wristband for complimentary champagne until 12 am

5 course, seated dinner by Chef Mouser
Access to all areas, activities and live music
Wristband for unlimited wine, champagne, well and beer from 7pm-12am
Automatic Entry into our Grand Prize Drawing that will take place after midnight

Penthouse Package-$900 (Value of $1,100)
2 VIP Tickets + 1 night stay in one of our brand new, luxurious Penthouses.
Access to the 4th floor lounge with pool table and full size kitchen.
Bottle Service to room (Excludes duration of event)
Couples massage

Beauty Package– $100 (Value of $200)
General Admission to CLINK
1 Blow Out (Must schedule at time of purchase by calling the Remington Spa)
Glo Minerals Make Up Application with False Lashes

220 Travis Street, 7 p.m.- 2 a.m.

If you’re looking for a less structured NYE, head over to J.O.S.H. Lounge at 224 Spring Street. They’re planning a Moonlight Masquerade Party complete with music, champagne and prizes for most creative masks. $10, the fun starts at 9 p.m.

Just because it’s NYE doesn’t mean all you want is something to drink! Fatty Arbuckle’s Pub in the Red River District knows this and is planning one of their semi-famous Steak Nights to kick your partying off right. For just $10 (depending on the type of steak), you can enjoy a slab of beef cooked on the grill and a large potato with fixin’s, and of course, lots of liquor is mere steps away. Get there early, supplies are limited. 6 p.m.

Central Station at 1025 Marshall Street, is going to help you kiss 2018 goodbye with a party that begins at 5 p.m. on NYE.  Dancing, party favors, a countdown to the New Year with champagne and after the countdown, a drag show. $10.

Note- Mr. Leonardo Di Caprio’s agent states that Mr. Di Caprio will NOT be at Noble Savage, no matter what they may say. He feels this disclaimer necessary just in case you believe your $65 meal involves interaction with Mr. Di Caprio in any way.








Come Noble and get Savage with The Noble Savage Tavern, 417 Texas St.
This years theme is The Great Gatsby; show up dressed for the theme and receive $5 off your dinner. Live music by Tone Vipers, complimentary midnight champagne toast.
The Chef’s Menu for the evening will include five courses at $65:
1st Course: Shrimp & Grits
2nd Course: Creamy Carrot Tasso Soup
3rd Course: House Salad
4th Course: Choice of:
Fish: Lobster Benedict with Scallion & Dijon Hollandaise
Wild: Quail Stuffed with Wild Boar with a Peppered Apricot
Glaze & Demi-Glace
Red: 9oz Filet Stuffed with Crab on Portobello Mushroom with
Marchand du Vin
5th Course: Black Forest Cake

Reservations go quickly, so call now. 318-221-1781.

Ring in the New Year at The Sandbar, 415 Spring Street, with free party favors – hats, horns, noisemakers, and tiaras and free Champagne at Midnight. At midnight they will host what should be a raucous $1000 balloon drop! The partying starts at 6 p.m. and goes 12.5 hours, until 6:30 a.m.

Sam’s Town Hotel and Casino at 315 Clyde Fant Parkway will have you moving on NYE! They’re bringing in Rockin’ Dopsie Jr. and the Zydeco Twisters, who’ll be performing at Sam’s Town Live from 10 p.m.- 2 a.m.  Enjoy free party favors and a Champagne toast at midnight!

One of downtown’s private dining clubs is hosting a party night for members and guests on NYE. The Petroleum Club is throwing a bash that includes the music of ‘Funkytown’, open bar, heavy hors d’oeuvres, champagne and party favors. Tickets are $150, 38-425-4251. 8 p.m.- 12:30 a.m.

Check back with us- we’ll add events as we find out about them. Remember to drink responsibly on NYE, be safe and have fun.