Baton Rouge Events

Live After Five Zydeco concert

Zydeco concert at Live After Five; credit Visit Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge Events

Events listed below are held in Baton Rouge, unless indicated otherwise.

JANUARY

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Celebration
Various events throughout the city commemorating this seminal civil rights leader; Baton Rouge; http://www.king-raleigh.org/natlevent/body.cfm

FEBRUARY

Black History Month
Various events celebrating Black culture held throughout the community; http://www.theadvocate.com

APRIL

Baton Rouge Blues Week
Featuring nightly jam sessions, video festival, TV special, radio programs, photography exhibits, art gallery exhibits, special blues dishes at Baton Rouge restaurants, Louisiana Blues Hall of Fame awards, live jazz and blues in music clubs; Baton Rouge; http://www.louisianasmusic.com

JUNE

Juneteenth
Celebration of our ancestors’ emancipation in Texas; lectures, tours, food, music; Baltimore; http://www.juneteenth.com

OCTOBER

Greater Baton Rouge State Fair
Celebrating over 40 years of family entertainment via music, carnival midway rides, animal shows, clowns, and shows every night; BREC Airline Highway Park; http://www.gbrsf.com

DECEMBER

Kwanzaa Celebration
Several celebrations throughout the greater Baton Rouge community; https://www.soulofamerica.com/events/kwanzaa-celebrations/

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