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Win LSU v. Ole Miss Game Tickets!
Win LSU v. Ole Miss Game Tickets!

Win tickets and a hotel stay to see the LSU Tigers take on Ole Miss! This Homecoming, your Tigers face one of their biggest rivals, Ole Miss, and we don't want you to miss any of the action! Simply guess the score of an upcoming game and you could win access to one of the most anticipated games of the year. Click below to register!

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Join a Tailgate and Geaux Tigers!
Join a Tailgate and Geaux Tigers!

Join a tailgate for an LSU football game, where the LSU band (a.k.a., the golden band from Tigerland) and thousands of Louisiana State University fanatics form a powerful cheering force for the LSU football team. Mo Isom and her crew have crafted their own remix of the LSU fight song that will bring out the Tiger love in you. Make sure to stick around for the end, where Mo catches head coach Les Miles on the streets of LSU’s Baton Rouge campus.

Fall 2014 Live After Five Lineup
Fall 2014 Live After Five Lineup

Starting September 5, make your way to downtown Baton Rouge for the city's Live After Five concert series. Whether you're a traveler or local, this lineup will make your Fall season infinitely better! Click on More Information for a complete schedule, times and information.

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Columbus Day Festa
Columbus Day Festa

The Baton Rouge Italian Festival is back this fall! Whether or not your roots take you back to Italy, you won't want to miss the fun on Sunday, October 12. Hosted at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel in downtown Baton Rouge, the FREE festival will be held from 11-5 PM. Highlights include: Italian maid presentation, Italian 101, genealogy, vino stroll, St. Joseph's altar exhibit, shopping village, plenty of food and drink booths, music by The New Orleans Express, and much more!

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Halloween Parade in Baton Rouge
Halloween Parade in Baton Rouge

Join 10/31 Consortium as they celebrate "Dia de Los Muertos" at the annual Baton Rouge Halloween Parade! The parade takes place on November 1 at 2 PM, and attendees are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items to benefit the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank. For more information, click below.

Downtown Baton Rouge Welcome Guides
Downtown Baton Rouge Welcome Guides

The Downtown Development District is happy to present its newest welcome guides! Components include lists and information about the many downtown amenities, attractions, businesses, merchants, restaurants, events and neighborhoods. To view guides, click below.

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