Enjoy Baton Rouge festivals and events

Looking for events going on during your stay in the Red Stick? You've come to the right place!

SPRING: Mardi Gras, Baton Rouge Blues Fest, Fest for All, Bayou Country Superfest, Z Fest, Live After Five
SUMMER: USS Kidd 4th of July Celebration, Fete Rouge Wine and Food FestivalGreat Race
FALL: LSU Gameday, Live After Five, Harvest Days, Halloween events, The 13th Gate Haunted House Angola Penitentiary Inmate Rodeo, Louisiana Book Festival, Zachary Fall Art Crawl, Baker Buffalo Festival, Boo at the Zoo
WINTER: Holiday events, Rural Life Christmas, North Boulevard Festival of Lights, Downtown Christmas Parade, Louisiana Marathon, Zachary Christmas Parade/Open House, ZooLights

From the distinct tastes of the local cuisine to the soulful sounds of blues, gospel, Cajun & Zydeco, Baton Rouge celebrates life to the fullest. Spend a night on the town at one of the many live music clubs for rhythm & blues or Cajun two-step as part of the experience at restaurant/dance halls like Boutin’s. Then try your luck at one of our casinos.

Baton Rouge is the perfect place to experience great music, attractions, adventures and activities. So explore Baton Rouge and invite your friends and family and bring the kids to enjoy the fun!
 

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FREE Live After Five Concert Series is Back
FREE Live After Five Concert Series is Back

Starting April 4 at 5pm, make your way to downtown Baton Rouge for the city's FREE Live After Five Concert series! Click on More Information for a complete schedule, times and information.

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World of Wheels
World of Wheels

Come out to the Baton Rouge River Center April 25, 26 & 27 to enjoy this wonderful event of classic cars! Enjoy guest appearances by Rick Phillips of CMT's Swamp Pawn, P-Maw from Animal Planet's Swamp'd and more! For information on the weekend, click More Information.

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Get Outdoors & Explore!
Get Outdoors & Explore!

Get out and explore Baton Rouge! Whether your preference is on foot, the water, or wheels take advantage of the many outdoor activities in Baton Rouge.

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Art at Louisiana's Old State Capitol

Apr 20, 2014 - May 03, 2014

Come out and enjoy Art at the Old State Capitol by the Associated Women in the Arts.

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2014 20x20x20: National Compact Competition & Exhibition

Apr 20, 2014 - May 16, 2014

This is the first show since renovation...this exhibit will feature the works of 60 artists from 19 states. The Gallery is open on Sundays from 1:00 pm-5:00 pm.

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The Red Stick Piece: An Installation by Jonathan Brilliant

Apr 20, 2014 - Jun 29, 2014

Brilliant stacks, arranges and carefully weaves thousands of coffee stir sticks into monumental site-specific installations that are held together with sheer tension. Now you can see the creation in person.

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Native American Baskets from the LASM Collection

Apr 20, 2014 - Jun 22, 2014

Native American basket weaving is one of hte oldest crafts in history. Today, they are prized for their beauty and engenuity and traditional techniques are passed on by a variety of tribes.

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The Great Planet Adventures

Apr 20, 2014 - Nov 26, 2014

Experience zip lining on scorched Mercury, hang gliding over the hydrocarbon lakes of Titan and much more. For further information, visit www.lasm.org.

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Sky Tonight/Spring Program

Apr 20, 2014 - Jun 20, 2014

This program features seasonal constellations, planets and deep sky objects visible in the Baton Rouge sky. Travel to Mars and Jupiter's moon lo, and journey out of our galaxy.

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