The days are getting longer, and the weather is heating up – it’s time for summer in Baton Rouge! If you’re looking for ways to fill the hours of those longer days, we have a whole line-up of things to do this month in Baton Rouge.
CELEBRATE PRIDE MONTH
June 1 marks the beginning of Pride Month, and we have events and programming to celebrate all month long, all throughout the city.
- WHY PRIDE: A Collaboration with the Trevor Project
- Baton Rouge Pride Fest
GET CRAFTY WITH DIY DISCO
Follow the call of the disco ball and get crafty with DIY Disco! With themed crafting events all throughout the week, there’s sure to be something for everyone, and you can build masterpieces while sipping on groovy cocktails!
- Social Thursdays
- Classic Disco Fridays
- Bottomless Saturdays
- Saturday Night Fever
- Bottomless Sundays
- Sun Daze
RED STICK FARMERS MARKET
Stock up on fresh and healthy produce with the Red Stick Farmers Market, held multiple times a week. On the first Saturday of the month, shoppers can also find art vendors set up at the Baton Rouge Arts Market, located downtown.
Markets in Baton Rouge this Month:
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Main Library at Goodwood
7711 Goodwood Boulevard
Wednesdays - Mobile Market
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
7717 Howell Boulevard
8 a.m.– 12 p.m.
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
6400 Perkins Road
8 a.m.– 12 p.m.
Main Street Market
5th and Main Streets
The Market @ The Oasis
Fridays & Saturdays
9 a.m.-2 p.m.
13827 Coursey Boulevard
FIRST FREE SUNDAY
Every first Sunday of the month, Baton Rouge museums team up for free admission from 1 – 5 p.m. Swing by the LSU Museum of Art, Louisiana Art & Science Museum, Louisiana’s Old State Capitol, Capitol Park Museum, Magnolia Mound or LSU Center for River Studies for a cost-effective way to #ExploreBatonRouge.
THE BEAT GOES ON – THE CHER SHOW
The international touring show “The Beat Goes On” featuring the goddess of pop and some of hit hits spanning from the 1960s to now is hitting the stage at Manship Theatre. Held on Thursday, June 1, this show features a live band, LED walls, multiple costume changes, and much more.
ART OF WINE AT BLEND WINE BAR
Hit the artsiest happy hour in Baton Rouge on Thursday, June 1, starting at 5 p.m.! Blend Wine Bar is hosting the “Art of Wine,” where attendees can enjoy and purchase art by local artists, while sipping glasses of half-priced wine.
DYLAN SCOTT AT TEXAS CLUB
Dylan Scott will be coming to the Texas Club on Saturday, June 3! Advance tickets are available for purchase now for $31, and the show will begin at 7:30 p.m.
FOR THE KIDS
Blue Zoo Baton Rouge features several events throughout the week and month, sure to be a fun time for the kiddos! Watch as mermaids and pirates perform, sharks are fed and stingrays play, all at the Blue Zoo.
Manship Theatre Kids Camps
Manship Theatre is adding a whole lineup of summer camps! With a selection of visual and musical arts and film production, there’s a camp for every age group this summer.
- Mini Masterpieces: Visual Arts Camp – ages 6-10
- Disney’s Aladdin Kids: Mini Musical Production Camp – ages 6-9
- Lights, Camera, Action! Film Production Camp – ages 11-16
Toddler Thursday at the LSU Museum of Art
Held on the first Thursday of each month, join the LSU Museum of Art for fun activities for your little artist! Designed for kids five years old and under, toddlers will get to explore their creative side for only $5 for nonmembers and free for members.
Family Friday at Tin Roof Taproom
On the first Friday of the month, families have the chance to enjoy face painting, balloon animals, live music, a bounce house and food pop-ups in the yard at Tin Roof Brewing Co.!
WILD GAME DINNER AT CITY PORK
City Pork is back with another coursed dinner! Chef Van will be preparing six courses in partnership with local farm, Sweet Caroline’s Rabbitry, paired with wine by Glazers Wineries.
HOW TO CELEBRATE DAD IN BATON ROUGE
Looking for ways to celebrate Dad in Baton Rouge? Whether he’s a golfer, a sports fan, a history buff or an outdoorsman, we have plenty of ideas on how you can spend some time together, just in time for Father’s Day!
BIRDING AT BURDEN
Grab your birding gear and head to LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens bright and early to catch a glimpse of some of the 300 bird species observed at Burden Museum & Gardens on a two-hour guided tour led by different birding specialists through the birding loops at Burden. Admission is $10.
LOCAL POP UP
Local Pop Up is poppin’ up once again for the month of June from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Saturday, June 24, at the Electric Depot, where shoppers will find local vendors and makers selling locally-made products.
LIVE MUSIC & COMEDY SHOWS
Daniel Lee Comeaux at La Divina Italian Café
The Beat Goes On – The Cher Show
Family Friday at Tin Roof Brewing Co.
Live Music Fridays at Sport Zone Pub & Grill
OMG! Original Music Gathering at La Divina Italian Café
Live Music Weekend at the Crowne Plaza
Dylan Scott at the Texas Club
Saturday Live Music with Victor Vignes at The Brakes Bar
Songwriters Sunday at Jolie Pearl Oyster Bar
Open Mic Night at The Station Sports Bar & Grill
Live Music! Melissa Sings at The Brakes Bar
Steve Judice at La Divina Italian Café
Clay Parker & Jodi James at La Divina Italian Café
Rick Adams at La Divina Italian Café
Randy East at La Divina Italian Café