Looking for a wedding venue in Shreveport? Consider getting married under a bridge


In a few weeks, the Texas Street Bridge will have a brand new LED display and you can be a part of Shreveport history by attending the mass wedding taking place below the bridge.

On Tuesday, February 22, the “Bakowski Bridge of Lights” on the Texas Street Bridge will open with a mass wedding and an opportunity to adopt your own light on the bridge.

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Couples can have their wedding or renew their vows below deck on the Riverview Amphitheater Stage for $222.22. This includes a dress-up/prep area at the Shreveport Riverfront Convention Center, a trolley ride to the bridge, an LED bridal flower and groom’s boutonniere, an Aquarium Plaza reception with wedding cupcakes, a champagne toast and a fireworks display designed by Broadway lighting designer Jason Lyons with the first dance under a light show designed by Oscar-winning filmmaker William Joyce.

As a bonus, all couples are entered into a raffle for a Margaritaville honeymoon the weekend of February 25 with a balcony suite overlooking the “Bakowski Bridge of Lights” and dinner at Jimmy’s Steakhouse.

You can find more information about the event and register to get married or renew your vows on the Texas Street Bridge website.

Meredith G. White is an arts and culture reporter for the Shreveport Times. You can find her on Facebook as Meredith G. White, on Instagram and Twitter as @meredithgwhite, and email her at [email protected]

This article originally appeared on Shreveport Times: Get Married Under Bakowski’s Bridge of Lights on its opening night


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