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The 4th Annual Marucci World Series will take place July 24-28, 2021 in Baton Rouge.

Parents, players and fans, Louisiana's Capital City and Marucci Sports' home base, Baton Rouge, is excited to have you in town again for the 2021 Marucci World Series! To help you make the most of your time here off the field, we've compiled information on what's near your ball park and hotels like restaurants to try, special offers and coupons for the teams, fun attractions and other exciting things to do during your down time.

While you're in town, be sure to show us how you #ExploreBatonRouge by sharing your pictures on social media and tagging us with @visitbatonrouge so we can share them on our channels! 


Special Coupons just for you!

What better way to experience a city than with a discount! Our local restaurants, attractions, retailers and more are thrilled to have Marucci players, families and friends in town and are offering coupons to come see what they're all about.

Marucci Brand Experience

Before the opening ceremonies kick off, there will be a Marucci Brand Experience for everyone to enjoy! Players and fans can enjoy Marucci products from the Marucci store, live music, food trucks and more. You will not want to miss out on an experience that will last a lifetime! 

*Marucci Brand Experience will be from 3:30 pm-5:30 pm on Saturday, July 24

Opening Ceremonies

Come hungry and bring your rally caps—the 2021 Marucci World Series opening ceremonies will be hosted at Alex Box Stadium in Baton Rouge—open to the public and FREE. The opening ceremony 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.

Alex Box Marucci WS

*Opening Ceremonies will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 24th; Gates open at 5:30 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!

*Fireworks Show will begin at 8:15 p.m. on Saturday, July 24th 

Marucci World Series

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:

CATCH A BEAD FROM A MARDI GRAS FLOAT

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

Marucci World Series Smilebooth Gator 4

After Party

After the opening ceremonies, stop by Walk-On's (across from Alex Box Stadium) for live music from The Blenderz, food, and more! 

Find the Game Schedules here!

 

Where to eat during the Marucci World Series

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.  

With an ever-growing restaurant scene, treat your taste buds to culinary bliss.
Discover dining options near the River Center and other downtown attractions.

What's Happening in Baton Rouge

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 >

Want to see what’s going on during your upcoming stay? Check out what’s happening in the Red Stick.
Annual food festivals, music festivals, holiday festivals, no matter what reason or season.

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! 

Ready to explore the swamps indigenous to Louisiana? Click here for more info.

Planning Tools
Already in town? Use our interactive maps to find areas of interest nearest to you.
We'll mail you a copy of the official 2021 Baton Rouge Welcome Guide!

 

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