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Southern Miss Independence Bowl Fan Headquarters

Fully Stacked
450 Clyde Fant Pkwy #400
Shreveport, LA 71101
(Red River District)

Southern Miss fans are encouraged to stop by the Bowl Fan Headquarters.  Fans wearing Southern Miss gear will receive a 10% discount on food and discounts on drinks.

Saturday, December 23

"KSLA Presents The Big Game Show"
Riverview Theater
5:30 p.m.

Before the teams compete on the field, they will have to battle it out in the "KSLA Presents The Big Game Show". The show starts at 5:30p.m. "KSLA Presents The Big Game Show" allows players and coaches to compete in three different game shows and the audience will have a chance to participate too!

Tickets - $5

Sunday, December 24
Citizens National Bank FCA Breakfast
7:30 a.m., Shreveport Convention Center
The Fellowship of Christian Athletes' local chapter will sponsor a full breakfast for the players and coaches. Attendance for coaches and players is encouraged (no cost). Additional tickets are available for $10 each. Additional tickets may be purchased through the Northwest Louisiana Chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes as well as the Walk-On's Independence Bowl Office.

Tuesday, December 26
Pub Crawl
5:00 p.m., Red River District

Parade & Pep Rally
6:00 p.m., Louisiana Boardwalk - Red River District
Come get a taste of Louisiana Carnival Time featuring Mardi Gras Floats, College Bands, spirit squads and Mascots. Make sure not to miss the Battle of the Bands under the Texas Street Bridge! Band and spirit squad participation is required.

Free & Open to the Public

Block Party
8:00 p.m., Red River District
Enjoy the night before the Walk-On's Independence Bowl by coming to the Red River District and listen to 90's rock stars, The Toadies. Don't miss the opportunity to see both school's bands play too.

Free & Open to the Public

Wednesday, December 27

Eagle Landing presented by Southern Miss Alumni Association and Eagle Club
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Louisiana State Fair Grounds

The Southern Miss Alumni Association and Eagle Club will be hosting a pregame tailgate party before the game on Saturday, December 27 from 10 a.m. - Noon next to the Independence Stadium on the Louisiana State Fairgrounds.  Eagle Club and Alumni Association members will have the exclusive opportunity to register for this tailgate from now until Tuesday morning at 8 a.m. when it will open to all fans.  The Pre-game Tailgate Party has reached capacity.  Registration for the event is now closed.

Coca Cola Fun Fest
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., State Fair Grounds
There will be inflatables, classic car show thanks to Red River Street Rod Association, music and face painting!

Free & Open to the Public

Walk-On's Independence Bowl
12:30 p.m., Independence Stadium

Walk-On's Independence Bowl Post-Game Free Skate
4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Hirsch Coliseum - George's Pond
The ending to a great day of football and fun. Walk next door to Hirsch Coliseum for free ice skating.

Free & Open to the Public

Walk-On's Independence Bowl After Party
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m., Great Raft Brewery
The party in town on December 27 is at Independence Stadium, and the After Party is at Great Raft Brewing! Head to the Great Raft taproom at 1251 Dalzell Street in Shreveport for great local beer, live music and food trucks.

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