THESE EVENTS LISTED HAVE BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

Baton Rouge is a city known for having festivals year-round, but the festival season really ramps up in the spring. There's nearly a festival every weekend for every interest from food festivals to cultural celebrations. If you don't have the time to make every single festival in Baton Rouge, these four are considered a "must-do" by locals and visitors to Baton Rouge alike.

 

WEARIN’ OF THE GREEN
MARCH 14 POSTPONED

Baton Rouge pulls out all the stops when it comes to St. Patrick’s Day! Come on down to the Capital City for the 35th annual Wearin’ of the Green parade and Shamrock Run. Join us for this lively, family-oriented parade in the Garden District/Perkins Overpass area, complete with festive floats and bagpipes.

 

THIRD STREET SONGWRITERS FESTIVAL
MARCH 20 - 22 POSTPONED

This annual free festival is perfect for songwriters and music lovers everywhere. The Third Street Songwriters Festival takes over Downtown with local, regional and national songwriters. Experience sounds from talented musicians all day while exploring Baton Rouge’s historic Third Street

 

EBB & FLOW
APRIL 4 - 5 POSTPONED

Featuring hundreds of visual artists, musicians, dancers, poets and more, the Baton Rouge Arts Council hosts a two-day outdoor festival in the heart of Downtown Baton Rouge. From live music to local arts and food, Ebb & Flow is a free festival and perfect for the whole family

 

BATON ROUGE BLUES FESTIVAL
APRIL 18-19 POSTPONED

You will not want to miss the 22nd annual Baton Rouge Blues Festival, held in the homeland of the swamp blues. With an impressive lineup including both local blues performers and internationally recognized musicians, this free festival is a local favorite full of activities for everyone.

 

To find more festivals and other entertainment in Baton Rouge this year, explore visitbatonrouge.com/events/festivals.