Get cultured in Baton Rouge

Immerse yourself in all that Baton Rouge has to offer. With rich history, delectable food and year-round festivals, you’ll wonder why you’ve never traveled to the Red Stick before.

The Best (and Worst) of Baton Rouge Art
The Best (and Worst) of Baton Rouge Art

Explore the Baton Rouge art scene with Mo Isom, who tries her hand (literally) at painting a masterpiece with the help of Baton Rouge artist Scott Finch. Browse and brood (1:05) over the collection of the Baton Rouge Gallery, and then head to Baton Rouge’s White Light Night for a display of awesome Louisiana art. How much do you think Mo’s masterpiece is worth? We’ll give you a clue: somewhere between $1 and $4,000.

LSU Museum of Art
LSU Museum of Art

With LSU football in full swing, everyone seems to have sports on the brain--and the LSU Museum of Art is no exception. From now until February 15, 2015, make your way to the museum to see the LeRoy Neiman: Action! exhibition. The Action! exhibition showcases the work of singular American artist and sports illustrator LeRoy Neiman, who is widely considered among the most virtuosic American sports illustrators of the twentieth century. For more information, click below!

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Visit Baton Rouge: The Baton Rouge Zoo and Louisiana Swamplands
Visit Baton Rouge: The Baton Rouge Zoo and Louisiana Swamplands

Explore the wild side of Baton Rouge with Mo Isom, who somehow finds herself kissing giraffes, dodging gators, and chasing endangered ducks with horns (3:10) in this all-natural adventure. From the Baton Rouge Zoo to the swamps surrounding McGee's Landing, Mo travels by foot, boat, train, and (of course) teleportation to witness the area's wildest species. If you're looking to explore the Baton Rouge outdoors, this adventure is right up your alley.

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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Rhythms in the Rouge
Rhythms in the Rouge

Tap your toes in Baton Rouge! With plenty of options there’s a genre fit for any taste. For a complete list of upcoming concerts and schedules click on More Information.

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Tour Plantation Country
Tour Plantation Country

Experience Baton Rouge's historical architecture and rich countryside with visits to some of the area's plantations.

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Transportation Information
Transportation Information

Utilize our many transportation options while you are in the city to get from place to place! We offer a variety of options from car rentals, the Capital Area Transit System (CATS), limo services, shuttle services and taxis. To learn more about our transportation options, click More Information.

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Get Jazzy in Baton Rouge!
Get Jazzy in Baton Rouge!

Get in tune with Mo Isom as she sits center stage with jazz trumpeter John Gray while discovering that mastering her trumpet playing skills is no match for this soccer star. And, nothing can prepare you for the hilarious play between Mo and Conductor David Torns as she tries her hand at the classics.