The Krewe of Southdowns is Baton Rouge's first, and most unique, family-friendly night Mardi Gras Parade. Join us on February 24, 2017, at 7PM, for a Magical Mystery Tour celebrating the 30th anniversary. For more information and parade route click here!
MARDI GRAS LATIN PARTY Friday, February 24th ** Presented by BR LATIN NIGHTS ** Doors open at 9PM Featuring DJ CRAZY IVAN Come celebrate the mix of cultures we have here in Baton Rouge! Enjoy the sounds of Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, Reggaeton, Top 40, Hip Hop, R&B and more Free Bachata and Salsa lessons! Don't miss out on Baton Rouge's best Latin night! Tickets are $10 in Advance, get yours here!
Welcome to the Bando. A once a month art and music exhibition that can only be experienced in person to define. Paint out the Bando - is a live painting shown performed by local and regional artist. The artist at given thrift and discarded art pieces to recreate into masterpiece of mass appeal.
On Thursday, February 23 a VIP pre-party fundraiser will be held at Henry Turner Jr.’s Listening Room, from 6:00pm to midnight. The event will feature Henry Turner Jr. & Flavor, some of the Listening Room All Stars expected to include Uncle Chess and April “Sexy Red” Jackson, as well as special guests to be announced to date that include George Walker and Normal Bean with the Merry Prankster’s from Oregon. The venue is located at 2733 North Street, Baton Rouge…
Bring your friends and family out for the most colorful Mardi Gras Parade in town! The 37th Annual Spanish Town Parade is on Saturday, February 25, 2017. The parade will start at 12:00 pm and will be in the downtown Baton Rouge area. The 2017 theme is Come Hell or High Water, It's Slippery When Wet. For more information and parade route click here!
El Ten Eleven is on tour will be at Spanish Moon Sunday, February 26. Come out for a night of great music surrounded by great people. The event starts at 7pm. For more information and for tickets, click here!
Enjoy a wonderful breakfast while the DJ spins your favorite Blues and Oldies songs at The Dean Malik Center(formally The Post) on March 4, 2017 from 7am to 11am. Ticket purchase also includes a raffle ticket for a gift card ($100,$50, and $25). For more information contact 225.615.4620 or 225.333.0534
Enjoy a bridal fashion show and sample an extensive selection of Chef John Folse's specialty wedding menus while visiting with local wedding professionals ready to help you plan your big day! Dozens of door prizes will be awarded following the fashion show. Grand Prize: Luxurious All-Inclusive Honeymoon! Provided by House of Travel Baton Rouge (Airfare not included. Must be present to win.)
Come check out the best music fest in Nola BUKU! Urban Music+Art Festival meets epic House Party celebrating the progressive subculture of New Orleans. #BUKU2017 #TOOBUKU Click here for tickets, the official lineup, and more information!
The YMCA 100 Year Celebration will spotlight the achievements of the past 100 years, but really it's about our future. It's about kicking off another century of serving our community. Most importantly, it’s about inviting you to take part in our celebration! We hope you will join us as we honor our past, celebrate our present and inspire our future. Event will include dinner, cocktails, displays of original memorabilia dating back to 1916. Everyone is attendance will also receive a…
TEDxLSU is the premier TEDx event in the greater Baton Rouge area. Launched in 2013, TEDxLSU is an annual intellectual and creative experience that brings local, regional, and statewide communities together to imagine the possibilities, spur discussion and dialogue, and generate big ideas. TEDxLSU participants, speakers, volunteers, and organizers come from all walks of life--business, non-profits, art, education, technology, and more--so you never know who you'll meet! Reserve your seats here!
The Price Is Right Live™ is the hit interactive stage show that gives eligible individuals the chance to “Come On Down” and play classic games from TV’s most popular game show. Contestants can win cash, appliances, vacations and more!* The Price Is Right Live™ is the hit interactive stage show that gives eligible individuals the chance to “Come On Down” to win. Prizes may include appliances, vacations and possibly a new car! Play classic games from television’s longest running and most popular game show…
Spanish Moon presents music from Bad Suns and special guest From Indian Lakes. Come out for a night full of music on Thursday, March 17. Doors open at 9pm. For tickets and more information, click here!
Food trucks, Geaux Dj, and bands such as The Chee-Weez, The 17th Floor, and Band Camp! 21 and older, must have proper id. Come out for Uncle Earl's to show you a good time!
The floor of the coliseum will be transformed into a fascinating world of plants and gardens! The show includes numerous vendors selling a tremendous variety of plants and yard, garden, and patio related merchandise. Next door you can sample and talk with some of the world’s best chili cooks. See some great classic cars and street rods in the parking lot on Sunday! 9am-4pm each day
Spring Green at the Zoo! Celebrate "Being Green" and learn how you can help wild animals and wild places at special amphitheater programs. Games and crafts will also be included for the kids. March 18, 9:30am - 4pm (Grounds Close at 5pm)
Bring your family out for a day of fun at the 32nd Annual Wearin of the Green St. Patrick's Day Parade. Don't forget to wear green, or you might get pinched! The parade will start at the corner of Hundred Oaks at South Acadian Thruway and will wind through the beautiful Hundred Oaks neighborhood ending at the intersection of South Acadian Thruway and Perkins Road. For more information click here!
A true New York City institution, CHICAGO has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz; one show-stopping-song after another; and the most astonishing dancing you’ve ever seen. No wonder CHICAGO has been honored with six Tony Awards®, two Olivier Awards®, a Grammy® and thousands of standing ovations. It’s also no surprise that CHICAGO has wowed audiences all around the world, from Mexico City to Moscow, from Sao Paulo to South Africa. Whether…
Combine your love for food, wine and passion for a good cause at Forum 35’s Uncorked. The event will benefit Louisiana A+ Schools, a program of the George Rodrigue Foundation, which is a research-based whole school network with a mission of nurturing creativity in every learner through an arts-integrated school network. All proceeds will be donated to the charity partner. Attendees will form teams of 1, 2 or 3 people and bring 3 matching bottles of Pinot Noir. Two of the bottles will…
Come out to the Texas Club and watch NOLA native John Morgan perform his HILARIOUS comedy show! John's confident demeanor and honest approach to life is refreshingly original while daring to talk boldly about real issues. The show is Friday, March 23 with doors opening at 7:30pm and the show starting at 9pm. For tickets and more information click here. You must call ahead to reserve your seat!
Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre's annual block party fundraiser returns to Perkins Rowe on Saturday, March 25. Featuring live music by Phat Hat, food and drinks by Perkins Rowe and local vendors, and incredible prizes from our community partners, this family-friendly fundraiser supports the Ballet's arts education and community outreach programs throughout the season. Early Bird Tickets: $45 (until 5pm on January 31) Advance Tickets: $55 (until 5pm on March 24) Door Tickets: $65 For tickets and more information visit the…
The 2017 Miss LSU-USA Pageant will take place on Sunday, March 26 in the LSU Student Union Theater at 6:00 pm. The Sigma Chapter of Delta Zeta has hosted the Miss LSU-USA Pageant since 1998. The pageant is nationally recognized as a part of the Miss USA circuit and is a preliminary to the Miss Louisiana-USA Pageant. Proceeds from the pageant go to Delta Zeta's local and national philanthropies. Through this campaign, Delta Zeta hopes to promote the Miss LSU-USA…
The annual Zapp’s International Beerfest will have more than 200 foreign and domestic beers, ales and homebrews will be made available for tasting during this popular annual event benefiting the LSU Rural Life Museum. This fun filled afternoon is for patrons aged 21 years and older. A proper I.D. must be presented upon entering the event.Tickets are $40 each and advanced purchase is required. For more information click here!
Please join STAR, on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at the Renaissance Hotel to raise awareness for STAR and celebrate and honor, Mr. Moore’s remarkable and enduring passion for social change in support of crime victims. All proceeds from the event will directly benefit STAR and the survivors we serve. Get your tickets here!
The Varsity Theatre and The Spanish Moon present EXPLOSIONS IN THE SKY with a special guest announced at the show! Doors open at 8pm and the show starts at 9pm! General Admission Tickets are $22.50 in Advance and $25 After Doors Open. For tickets and more information click here!
A family-friendly atmosphere permeates this event with a plethora of art activities and demonstrations for children and adults alike. From a sidewalk chalk drawing contest to screen printing demonstrations, there's plenty to see and do to while getting better acquainted with local art. Theatrical, dance and musical performances will inspire you as you relax and take in the sights. Discover all the arts have to offer by spending the day strolling in the park, experiencing it all!
Come out the the Varsity Theater and get ready to jam Sunday, April 23rd to see LEELA JAMES + DALEY! Special guest is to be decided at the show. Doors open at 7pm and music starts at 8pm. General Admission Tickets are $27.50 in Advance and $30 After Doors Open. For tickets and more information click here!
Come out to the Varsity Theater Tuesday, April 25th to see ANDREWMcMAHON in the WILDERNESS with special guests ATLAS GENIUS and NIGHT RIOTS! Doors open at 7pm and the show starts at 8pm! Tickets are $25.50 in Advance and $28.50 Day of Show **A Portion of the Tickets Sales will benefit the DEAR JACK FOUNDATION**
The Official Home of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell. Jazz Fest 2017: April 28 - May 7. Get the whole lineup and more information here!
Of Moving Colors partners with the Baton Rouge Symphony Chamber Players to create a unique take on the Shakespearean classic. Guest choreographers include Pavel Zustiak, Sarah Cullen Fuller, and John Allen. Plus an original score by violist Christian Fredrickson.