Mudbug Madness Festival Plaza in Shreveport
Shreveport is now one of Louisiana’s largest and most popular Cajun festivals, featuring renown Cajun, Zydeco, Blues and Jazz artists, mouth-watering Cajun cuisine, raucous contests, and fun for all ages.
Location and Parking
Mudbug Madness is held at Festival Plaza in Downtown Shreveport.
Crockett Street at Spring Street
Shreveport, LA 71101
Handicap accessible parking is located on Commerce St. between Milam St. and Crockett St.
Festival is open from 11am – 11pm daily.
Thursday and Friday | FREE TIL 5 from KTAL Live
Thursday and Friday | After 5pm | $5 per person
Saturday and Sunday | All day | $5 per person
Children under 12 | FREE at all times
Mudbug Salutes the Military | Show your Military ID and get in FREE at all times.
Cash and Coupons
Coupons are $1.00 each. They are used to purchase drinks and children’s activities.
Cash is used to purchase food and coupons. An ATM is available on site.
Souvenirs may be purchased with cash, check or credit/debit cards.
Food Vendors accept cash only.
Craft Vendors accept cash. Some will accept checks and credit/debit cards.
Children’s activities in Kids on the Bayou are FREE except those provided by Party Central. The Party Central activities accept coupons.
Crawfish | $9 for 3 lb tray
Beer | 4 coupons
Soft Drinks & Water | 2 coupons
From I-20 West | Take Spring Street exit. Festival Plaza is located underneath Spring Street Bridge at Crockett Street (approximately 2 blocks from the interstate).
From I-20 East | Take Spring Street exit. Festival Plaza is located underneath the Spring Street Bridge at Crockett Street (approximately 2 blocks from the interstate).
From I-49 | Take I-49 north to I-20 east. Follow directions from I-20 east.
The Mudbug Madness Festival offers free shuttle service courtesy of Citizens National Bank and Abita.
Mall St. Vincent is located at I-49 @ Kings Hwy.
• Pick-up at the northeast lot by Dillard’s.
Pierre-Bossier Mall is located at I-20 @ Airline Dr.
• Pick-up at south entrance facing I-20.
• Thursday and Friday | 5pm – 11:30pm
• Saturday and Sunday | 10:30am – 11:30pm
Shuttles leave from the malls on the hour and half hour; shuttles leave from Festival Plaza at 15 minutes after the hour and 15 minutes before the hour.
Helpful Hints and Information
• No food or beverages may be brought onto the site.
• No backpacks.
• No pets, except for assistance animals.
• No silly string.
• No ice chests.
• No solicitation.
• No political activity.
• All items brought into the festival site are subject to search.