June is the month to be in the Shreveport-Bossier City area, as it is jam packed with eclectic and entertaining cultural events all month long. A few of the concerts include Jamey Johnson, Gary Allan, and Lady Antebellum. If you want more theatrics, you can always attend the Sunflower Trail and Festival or the Cross Lake Floatilla. What about one of the several farmers markets which has something fun to offer for the entire family? Hope to see you there.

June 1

  • Shreveport Farmers’ Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Festival Plaza, Shreveport. The Shreveport Farmers’ Market opens Saturday, June 1 for its summer season. For the 33rd consecutive year, the Shreveport Farmers’ Market will serve local farmers and our community by providing bountiful and fun-filled weekly markets. The market will be open every Saturday through August 24 (except June 22).
  • Bossier City Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Pierre Bossier Mall, Bossier City
  • Star Kids Talent Show Search & Auditions, 2 – 4 p.m., Just Jada Dance Studio, Shreveport

June 3

  • North Louisiana Seafood Week, 12 – 6 p.m., SALT Restaurant, Shreveport. The Provenance Farmers Market offers some of the best in fresh produce, meats, local art and handmade crafts from vendors hailing from Louisiana, East Texas and southern Arkansas. On Thursdays there is live music the whole family can enjoy. The market and concerts take place in Windrush Park in the Provenance neighborhood, which offers a beautiful outdoor setting with shade trees and play sets for kids. This event is free and open to all ages.
  • Wizarding Summer Film Camp, 1 – 5 p.m., Robinson Film Center, Shreveport

June 4

  • North Louisiana Seafood Week, 12 – 6 p.m., SALT Restaurant, Shreveport

June 5

  • North Louisiana Seafood Week, 12 – 6 p.m., SALT Restaurant, Shreveport

June 6

  • Provenance Farmers Market, 5 – 8 p.m., Windrush Park, Shreveport.
  • Empty Bowls Event, 6 – 8 p.m., Eldorado Resort Casino, Shreveport
  • Shreveport Green’s 2019 Feast, 6:30 – 9 p.m., Greenleaf Park, Shreveport. The Annual Shreveport Green’s Feast will take place at the Provenance Clubhouse in Shreveport at 6:30 p.m. June 6. You don’t want to miss this very special farm-to-table meal in Greenleaf Park. This feast will reconnect you to the land and the origins of the food, and honor the local farmers and food artisans who cultivate and prepare it. Shreveport Green’s mission is to encourage the local production of food, which is healthier, more affordable and more accessible. Tickets are $145.

June 7

  • North Louisiana Seafood Week, 12 – 6 p.m., SALT Restaurant, Shreveport. Don’t miss your opportunity to attend the second annual North Louisiana Seafood Week hosted by SALT Restaurant at the Shreveport Aquarium. This weeklong celebration includes demonstrations featuring local chefs cooking up only the finest Louisiana seafood dishes as well as fun competitions, educational sessions and giveaways. The event will conclude with a Louisiana seafood cook-off to determine who will be crowned this year’s champion.

June 8

  • Walk-On’s Independence Bowl Youth Football Clinic, 8 – 11:30 a.m., Independence Stadium, Shreveport
  • World Oceans Day, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Shreveport Aquarium
  • 20th Annual Gentlemen’s Cooking Classic, 6  – 9 p.m., Shreveport Convention Center
  • The Annual Summer All White Party, 8 p.m. to 2 a.m., Rydaz Bar, Shreveport
  • Jamey Johnson, Margaritaville Paradise Theater, Bossier City. Eleven-time Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Jamey Johnson will appear live at Margaritaville’s Paradise Theater on Saturday, June 8. Johnson is “one of the greatest country singers of our time,” according to the Washington Post. He is one of only a few people in the history of country music to win two Song of the Year Awards from both the CMAs and ACMs. Don’t miss the opportunity to see Jamey Johnson live at Margaritaville.

June 11

  • Action Movie Summer Film Camp, 1 – 5 p.m., Robinson Film Center, Shreveport

June 13

  • Provenance Farmers Market, 5 – 8 p.m., Windrush Park, Shreveport

June 15

  • Provenance Farmers Market, 7 a.m. to 12 p.m., Windrush Park, Shreveport
  • Bossier City Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Pierre Bossier Mall, Bossier City
  • Sunflower Trail and Festival, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Along Hwy 3029, Gilliam, LA. The 21st Annual Sunflower Trail and Festival will take place, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, June 15 in Gilliam, Louisiana. The event will feature art and entertainment for all ages including handmade items for sale by heritage crafters and artists, hands-on arts and crafts activities for children, art exhibits, a sunflower photography contest and more. Food and refreshment vendors will be available at the festival. Live music will be performed in the festival area. Admission is free and open to the public.
  • Cross Lake Flotilla, 3 p.m., Cross Lake, Shreveport. Relax in the middle of the water by floating on a boat or in a tube all day on Cross Lake. This 8,575-acre lake will host the annual float festival starting at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 15. The free event features food, music, games, a decorated boat parade, poker run and lots of other water activities. Bring your water skis, jet skis, kayaks, canoes and other watersport equipment to gain the full floatilla experience.
  • Gary Allan, 8 p.m., The Riverdome at Horseshoe Casino, Bossier City. Gary Allan will play Horseshoe’s Riverdome on Saturday, June 15. With the allure of a modern day outlaw, Allan has won over fans, peers and critics with his signature blend of smoldering vocals, rebellious lyrics and raucous live shows. Don’t miss this chance to see the country music star perform.

June 17

  • Super Hero Summer Film Camp, 1 – 5 p.m., Robinson Film Center, Shreveport

June 21

  • Lady Antebellum, 8 p.m., The Riverdome at Horseshoe Casino, Bossier City. Lady Antebellum will perform at Horseshoe’s Riverdome in Bossier City on Friday, June 21 at 8.p.m. Since teaming up in 2006, Lady Antebellum has sold over 18 million units and had nine No.1 singles on the country charts. They also have won seven Grammy Awards, including both Record and Song of the Year for Need You Now in 2010, and were the first group in the history of the CMA Awards to win Single of the Year back-to-back years.
  • Let the Good Times Roll, 4 p.m. to 12 a.m., Festival Plaza, Shreveport

June 22

  • Bossier City Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Pierre Bossier Mall, Bossier City
  • Let the Good Times Roll, 12 p.m. to 12 a.m., Festival Plaza, Shreveport

June 23

  • Let the Good Times Roll, 2 p.m. to 12 a.m., Festival Plaza, Shreveport

June 29

  • Shreveport Farmers’ Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Festival Plaza, Shreveport
  • Bossier City Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Pierre Bossier Mall, Bossier City