Baton Rouge has a huge share of Louisiana State’s more than 600 annual festivals. Because of this, tourists continue to flock to Baton Rouge to take part in some of the world’s grandest festivities.
The Baton Rouge calendar of events is filled to the brim. Whatever month a guest decides to go for a visit, he will always find himself getting a taste of some of the city’s famous festivals and other exciting events.
FestForAll is one of the most popular festivals in Baton Rouge. Short for “festival for all”, it holds 30 years of being among the major arts events in Louisiana. First held in 1973, FestForAll is an artistic expression of Baton Rouge’s cultural diversity. Taking place every first weekend of May, it unveils a rich collection of live music, crafts demonstrations, Louisiana cuisine, performing arts, and the Children’s Village.
While FestForAll is considered a must-see happening, it is not the only one to watch out for in Baton Rouge calendar of events. Each month of the year brings along surprise activities for everyone in the family. February or March comes with the one of the city’s premier event known as Mardi Gras, along with Krewe of Mystique Parade, among other celebrations. LSU Livestock and Rodeo also happens in the month of February.
Baton Rouge calendar of events likewise highlights the Jambalaya Jamboree in April, The 4th of July Star-Spangled Celebration and the Bastille Day both happening in July, and the State Fair and the Baton Rouge Blues Fest which both take place in October.
But those are not the only attractions that Baton Rouge has to offer. Summertime also ushers in the Hot Air Balloon Competition. Sports also occupy their places in Baton Rouge calendar of events. The football, track, and basketball competitions of the National College Athletic Association are considered some of the country’s best.
If you want to know more about Baton Rouge calendar of events, the internet has several websites that offer such information. Huge festivities like the above-mentioned and others like the Red Stick Dragon Boat Regatta are enough reasons to troop to Baton Rouge.
The city’s theatre also hosts numerous live productions throughout the year. If you’re interested in the arts, check out Baton Rouge calendar of events for theatre and symphony shows. Dance enthusiasts may also want to see ballroom dancing or dancesport performances. Saturday Night Ballroom (SNB) welcomes audiences.
Get hold of this year’s Baton Rouge calendar of events, plan your trip ahead of time, and experience authentic Baton Rouge culture.
|Ameri-Kids Baton and Dance Team – First Intermission Performance – February 6, 2016
Ameri-Kids Baton and Dance Team first intermission performance.
|Madison Baton Twirl Routine at National Competition.
Madison’s performance at National Competition in Fort Worth on March 24, 2012. She won first place with this performance.
|Baton twirling Regional Champion in 2009.
Solo twirl Regional Champion in 21 June 2009. Elementary school high grade.
|Sensations Baton and Dance Company – Monsters of HipHop 2014
Sensations Baton & Dance Company at Monsters of HipHop Santa Clara, CA at the Hyatt Regency.
|7-year-old girl dancing with baton twirling.
Pretty & talented girl Anleigh Tuiza, won the title of Ms. Gospel Light Christian Academy-Primary Level ’13.