If you don’t have plans to watch the ball drop from home, you may want to check out these lively things to do around town. To celebrate 2018, here are 18 places in Shreveport/Bossier City you can ring in the New Year.

  1. Flying Heart Brewing & Pub
    700 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City.
    6 p.m.-1 a.m.
    Harry Potter themed NYE party with food and drink specials. Live music by the Social Brigade. No cover, but $10 (team of four) to play trivia. Must sign up for trivia here.
  2. Central Station
    1025 Marshall St., Shreveport
    5 p.m.-6 a.m.
    Including party favors, champagne toast at midnight and drag show after countdown. $10 cover.
  3. Harrah’s Louisiana Downs
    8000 E. Texas St., Bossier City
    8 p.m.-1 a.m.
    Music by MissUsed and DJ Love. Firework show right after midnight by Pyromania Fireworks.
  4. The Remington Suite Hotel & Spa
    220 Travis St., Shreveport
    7 p.m.-2 a.m.
    Featuring a champagne toast at midnight, music by the Hollow Decks on the rooftop and VIP dinner prepared by Chef Jacob Mouser. Tickets available from $50-$900.
  5. Abby Singer’s Bistro
    617 Texas St., Shreveport
    5-9 p.m.
    A three-course champagne dinner. $80 per couple. Reservations made by calling 318.459.4125.
  6. Whiskey Roadhouse at Horseshoe Casino and Hotel
    711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City
    8:30 p.m.-1 a.m.
    Live music by Southern Roots and Raywood.
  7. Big Country
    1003 Gould Drive, Bossier City
    7 p.m.-2 a.m.
    Complimentary party favors and champagne toast at midnight (while supplies last). Table reservations can be made by calling 318.453.3153. VIP packages available.
  8. 318 Infused Cigar and Spirits Lounge
    7611 Pines Road, Shreveport
    8 p.m.-2 a.m.
    “Party Like It’s 1999” theme. Emceed by Ronald Hayes, aka. Mr. International. Doors open at 8 p.m. Semi-formal, dress code enforced. Must be 25+ to attend. Complimentary party favors, champagne and food will be provided with each ticket purchase. Tickets can be purchased here.
  9. Noble Savage
    417 Texas St., Shreveport
    10 p.m.-1 a.m.
    “Great Gatsby” theme. Live music by the Tone Vipers. Complimentary champagne at midnight.
  10. Bayou Thunder Saloon
    1910 Market St., Shreveport
    9 p.m.-1 a.m.
    Live music by Anxious. Food, party favorites and drink specials all night long. No cover.
  11. Celebrity Lounge at Eldorado Resort Casino
    451 Clyde Fant Memorial Parkway, Shreveport
    8 p.m.-1 a.m.
    Live music by The Night Shift Band. Reservations can be made by calling 318.658.5004.
  12. Larry Flynt’s Hustler Club
    202 Commerce St., Shreveport
    8 p.m.-3 a.m.
    Tickets can be purchased here.
  13. The Bar
    3155 N. Market St., Shreveport
    4 p.m.-4 a.m.
    Live music by Fare Warning.
  14. The Sandbar
    415 Spring St., Shreveport
    6 p.m.-6 a.m.
    Free party favors including hats, horns, noisemakers and tiaras. Free champagne plus $1,000 balloon drop at midnight.
  15. Uncle Bennies
    752 Shreveport Barksdale Highway, Shreveport
    8 p.m.-4 a.m.
    “Great Gatsby” theme. Drink specials all night long. Midnight champagne toast. Light food.
  16. Agave at DiamondJacks Casino & Hotel
    711 DiamondJacks Blvd., Bossier City
    6 p.m.-1 a.m.
    Live music by Chris McCaa and What the Funk. Must be 21+ to attend. Free party favors and champagne at midnight.
  17. Northwood Hills Golf Club
    5000 Northwood Hills Drive, Shreveport
    7 p.m.-1 a.m.
    Live music by Shelley Crow and Heartland. $30 per person, $50 per couple. Includes buffet, dancing, champagne at midnight, photo station, noisemakers, hats and more. Cash bar. Reserve by calling 318.929.2322. Childcare available on site with food, game and movies. Children are $15.
  18. The Petroleum Club
    416 Travis St., Shreveport
    8 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
    Open bar with heavy hors d’oeuvres including a raw bar and “Smash It” dessert station. Live music by Funkytown and Haley Brooke on piano. Party favors and champagne toast. Tickets are $150-$200. Tickets can be purchased by calling 318.425.4251. 

If you plan on drinking, make sure to have a designated driver or use one of these services:

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