Christmas Events in Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge really seems to sparkle during the holiday season! From the Downtown Christmas Parade and Festival of Lights to Ice Skating in the Baton Rouge River Center, there are plenty of family-friendly activities for all to enjoy! Celebrate the holiday season in Baton Rouge accordingly by learning more about local traditions, the best place to dine or cater your holiday meal and where to find gifts for everyone on your list.

Annual Christmas Events

As you plan your holiday vacation to Baton Rouge, here's a quick list of our most-popular Christmas events every year. Check the calendar below for this year's dates and more information!

  • Festival of Lights
  • Ice Skating at the River Center
  • Downtown Christmas Parade
  • Zoo Lights
  • A Rural Life Christmas
  • LSU Holiday Spectacular
  • Creole Christmas at Magnolia Mound Plantation
  • Nutcracker: A Tale from the Bayou
  • Red Stick Revelry

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