Come hungry and bring your rally caps—the 2022 Marucci World Series opening ceremonies will be hosted at Alex Box Stadium in Baton Rouge—open to the public and FREE. The opening ceremony will kick off at 4 p.m. for some pre-ceremony fun, complete with live music, food trucks and games. The official ceremony will start at 7 p.m., and it brings together local baseball fans and teams from across the country with fireworks, music, the fastest man competition, a homerun derby and more! To conclude the event, the championship games will make for an awesome day out with family and friends.
*Opening Ceremonies will begin at 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 23rd
*Pre-ceremony event will begin at 4 p.m.
There will be live music, an interactive selfie station, fastest man competition, homerun derby, fireworks, and a whole lot more to look forward to!
As the capital city, Baton Rouge offers an Authentic Louisiana Experience where you can truly Feed Your Soul. Here are a few items to consider for your bucket list while attending the Opening Ceremonies. It’s a little something extra, here in Louisiana we call that lagniappe:
PET OR HOLD A BABY ALLIGATOR
TAKE A PICTURE AT THE LOUISIANA OFFICE OF TOURISM PHOTOBOOTH
TAKE A SELFIE IN A 3-D MURAL OF THE CITY OF BATON ROUGE
TRY A BOWL OF JAMBALAYA, A TRUE CAJUN DELICACY!
WATCH THE FIREWORKS SHOW OVER ALEX BOX STADIUM
GAME SCHEDULES COMING SOON!
Baton Rouge was named "Best Foodie City" for a reason! Near the ballparks, by your host hotels and close to Marucci Sports' headquarters, you'll find many options for trying Cajun fare, grabbing a quick bite, or experiencing a favorite restaurant of the locals. Just five minutes away from Alex Box Stadium is Baton Rouge's walkable Downtown area is packed with restaurants of all types around every corner.
The weekend of the Marucci World Series, Baton Rouge will also be hosting many other exciting things throughout the city. Come in early or stay after the tournament to work some of these cant-miss events into your plans. View all events during the tournament >
THINGS TO DO
Make the most of your time in Baton Rouge for the Marucci World Series by planning other fun experiences and activities. Be sure to check out more things to do while you're here. It never hurts to explore on your down time!