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.

Louisiana's Old State Capitol
Louisiana's Old State Capitol

Louisiana’s Old State Capitol stands high, overlooking the mighty Mississippi River in downtown Baton Rouge. The 168 year old National Historic Landmark features the Old State Capitol Museum of Political History and an interactive Huey P. Long themed exhibit. Visitors are invited to freely tour the old capitol building, while admiring the colorful stained glass window displays and the magnificent spiral staircase. The haunting and magical, The Ghost of the Castle, theatrical presentation is a chilling experience filled with an authentic recap of the castle’s history. For more information, click below.

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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.

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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