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Entertainment & Events in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Special Events

  • Baton Rouge Epicurean Society Dinner
    4728 Constitution Avenue
    Baton Rouge, LA 70808
    Crowne Plaza Baton Rouge
    225-773-4889
    You are invited to join the Baton Rouge area's best chefs at the Crowne Plaza Baton Rouge hotel for a weekend filled with amazing food, live entertainment, and culinary classes given by world renowned chefs. Baton Rouge Epicurean Society presents: Thursday, August 22, 2013 Baton Rouge Epicurean Society Dinner - Grace 'Mama' Marino Lifetime Achievement Award Dinner Honoring Vince Ferachi 6 pm Gathering - 7 pm Dinner Live entertainment and fine wines paired with a seven-course dinner prepared by amazing chefs from the Baton Rouge area. more

  • Baton Rouge River Center
    275 South River Road
    Baton Rouge, LA 70802
    Located in Downtown Baton Rouge
    225-389-3030
    Situated on the banks of the Mississippi River, the Baton Rouge River Center is a multi-purpose facility which hosts premier events and entertainment, which includes concerts, conventions, sporting events, trade shows and theater productions. Its four main facilities are the Arena, Exhibition Hall, Ballroom, and the Theater for Performing Arts. more

Cinema

  • Cinemark Perkins Rowe and XD
    10000 Perkins Rowe
    Baton Rouge, LA 70810
    Located at Perkins Rowe Shopping Center
    See the latest Hollywood productions here. Office phone: 225-295-3339 more

  • UA Citiplace 11
    2610 Citiplace Drive
    Baton Rouge, LA 70808
    225-216-0056
    Over 10 movies are shown at this Fandango movie theater.  more

  • UA Siegen Village 10
    7166 Siegen Lane
    Baton Rouge, LA 70809
    225-292-6195
    Features new comedy, drama, and romance movies. more

  • AMC Mall of Louisiana 15
    9168 Mall Of Louisiana Boulevard
    Baton Rouge, LA 70836
    Located at Mall of Louisiana
    225-769-5176
    This movie theater features high-back recliners, four feet of legroom, digital surround sound, 18 inch risers, and the latest Hollywood movies.  more

Night Life

  • Clicks Billiards
    5124 Corporate Boulevard
    Baton Rouge, LA 70808
    225-925-0806
    Clicks Billiards is designed to bring the customer the very best in entertainment, whether it be pool, air hockey, darts, foosball, video games or live music. Live bands play often, including both local and national acts.  more

  • Triple A/Funny Bone Comedy Club
    4715 Bennington Avenue
    Baton Rouge, LA 70808
    Located in the Heart of Baton Rouge
    225-927-3222
    Triple A Bar is one of Baton Rouge's longest operating dance clubs. Established in 1993, it has become a well known icon in the city for its great music, friendly atmosphere, and great drinks. Triple A boasts an explosive sound system, state-of-the-art intelligent lighting system and the only kyrogenifex forced Nitrogen cooling system in the city. The area's slickest DJs mix up a blend of top-40, hip-hop, retro and dance party music to create an atmosphere unmatched in the capital city. Also inside Triple A Bar is the Funny Bone Comedy Club. Check out the nations top touring club comedians at one of the South's top comedy clubs - the Baton Rouge Funny Bone. more

  • Texas Club, The
    456 North Donmoor Avenue
    Baton Rouge, LA 70806
    225-928-4655
    The Texas Club is a great live music venue. With a capacity of over 1000 guests, artists like Garth Brooks, Bill Currington, Sevendust and most recently Buckcherry have all jammed on this stage. Designed to accommodate large crowds and major concert events while maintaining an intimate atmosphere, The Texas Club has a unique combination that allows them to book the hottest acts around and keeping customers coming back for more. more

  • Phil Brady's
    4848 Government Street
    Baton Rouge, LA 70806
    225-927-3786
    A premier blues bar that serves lunch & drinks and offers pool and live entertainment. Enjoy barbecue and soul food Monday through Friday. They feature a variety of local and visiting bands in a variety of genres and styles.  more

  • Churchill's at the Atrium
    100 France Street
    Baton Rouge, LA 70802
    225-389-2800
    Visit Churchill's in the Atrium Restaurant & Cigar Bar open 7 days a week. It has a complete selection of liquors, martinis, wines, and imported and domestic beer are also available. Cocktails and cigars are available on the second floor overlooking the Atrium.

  • Fred's Bar & Grill
    1184 Bob Petitt Boulevard
    Baton Rouge, LA 70820
    225-766-3909
    A Tigerland tradition since 1982. Open Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 a.m. more

  • Spanish Moon
    1109 Highland Road
    Baton Rouge, LA 70802
    225-383-MOON
    A live music venue. more

  • M Bar, The
    344 Third Street
    Baton Rouge, LA 70801
    Located in Downtown
    225-381-7784
    Offers at least 20 different types of martinis in an upscale environment. The M Bar also features live entertainment and hosts parties.

  • Southdowns Lounge
    4205 Perkins Road
    Baton Rouge, LA 70808
    225-387-9924
    Home of the one and only Frozen Purple Haze. A wide variety of customers are attracted to Southdowns. Everyone from the avid pool player to those who just want to dance and have a good time. Their DJ plays all types of music.  more

  • Boudreaux & Thibodeaux
    214 3rd Street
    Baton Rouge, LA 70801
    225-636-2442
    Live music and events are enjoyed at Boudreaux & Thibodeaux. more

Concerts & Performances

  • Roux House, The
    143 3rd Street
    Baton Rouge, LA 70801
    Located in Downtown Baton Rouge
    225-344-2583
    Open from 7:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. Thursday through Saturday. more

  • Baton Rouge Symphony
    PO Box 14209
    Baton Rouge, LA 70898
    225-383-0500
    The Baton Rouge Symphony is Louisiana's oldest, continuously performing orchestra. They offer several orchestral and chamber concerts per year via special events and series. more

  • Varsity, The
    3353 Highland Road
    Baton Rouge, LA 70802
    225-383-7018
    The Varsity is the place to dance and listen to live music in Baton Rouge. In addition to offering world class live entertainment, this venue is host to many spectacular private parties and luncheons. They have also become a popular meeting place, before and after many a walk to and from Tiger Stadium, Alex Box or the Pete Maravich Assembly Center to see the Tigers.  more

  • Opéra Louisiane
    529 Convention Street
    Baton Rouge, LA 70802
    225-377-2029
    Opéra Louisiane "presents high-quality, professional operatic performances, showcasing internationally acclaimed talent." more

Plays & Productions

  • Manship Theatre
    100 Lafayette Street
    Baton Rouge, LA 70801
    Shaw Center for the Arts
    225-344-0334
    The Manship Theatre offers a unique experience for its theatre audience: 325 front row seats. The theatre, modeled after the style of classic European opera houses, is one of the most beautifully intimate theatres in the United States. Their presentations encompass all forms of performance: theatre, musical theatre, dance, family programs, music, film, and literature including visual, folk, digital and emerging art forms.  more

  • LSU Union Great Performances
    LSU Union Theater
    225-578-5128
    Award winning performances of classic plays. Call for what plays await to entertain you.

  • Playmakers
    Tower Drive
    Baton Rouge, LA 70803
    Reilly Theatre
    225-578-6996
    Those young and young at heart will enjoy classic performances of such plays as The Best Christmas Pageant Ever and The Taming of The Shrew. more

  • Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre
    PO Box 82288
    Baton Rouge, LA 70884
    225-766-8379
    Offers professional dance productions such as Dance Theater of Harlem and The Nutcracker. Children's group travels to places around the city. Arts in education program. more

  • Baton Rouge Little Theater
    7155 Florida Boulevard
    Baton Rouge, LA 70806
    225-924-6496
    The Baton Rouge Little Theater brings well known productions to the area each season.  more

  • Swine Palace
    Tower Drive - LSU
    Baton Rouge, LA 70803
    Located at the Reilly Theatre
    225-578-3527
    In association with the LSU Department of Theatre, Swine Palace produces several professional productions per year in which Louisiana born, resident, and/or trained talent is featured. more

Art Exhibits

  • Hot Art, Cool Nights at the Mid City Art Hop
    Mid City Baton Rouge
    225-924-6437
    This annual event is always held the Friday of Mother's Day Weekend. Take a leisurely stroll around the area spanning Claycut to Jefferson, or use provided shuttle transportation, for a little late-night browsing. Don't let the heat stop you from seeing BR's own Picassos and Pollacks before they hit the big time. more

Festivals & Fairs

  • Greater Baton Rouge State Fair
    Located at the Fairgrounds
    225-755-FAIR
    This 11-day fair has been providing thrills, chills, and family entertainment for over 35 years. The whole family can enjoy a huge midway with many rides for both children and adults, as well as music, animal shows, and 4-H exhibits. Held in October. more

  • USS KIDD: Star-Spangled Celebration
    USS KIDD Veterans Memorial & Museum
    225-342-1942
    The day starts off with food and drink booths opening at noon, followed by live music, a mock air attack on the KIDD, and much more. Then wrap up the night with a spectacular fireworks display over the Mississippi River. Held in July. more

  • Rural Life Harvest Days
    Burden Research Plantation
    Baton Rouge, LA 70898
    Located at the LSU Rural Life Museum
    225-765-2437
    Artisans will demonstrate skills that were used on Louisiana plantations and farms during harvest time in the 1800's. These include harvesting, hunting, corn grinding, soap making, and open hearth cooking. The annual Rural Life Harvest Days will take place September 24 & 25, 2011. more

  • Louisiana Book Festival
    701 North Fourth Street
    Baton Rouge, LA 70802
    225-219-9503
    The annual fall Louisiana Book Festival brings out thousands of children and adults for book discussions, demonstrations, performances and book-related programs featuring 125 authors, book professionals, storytellers, and musicians. Held in October. more

  • Red Stick International Animation Festival
    Old State Capital and Manship Theater
    225-389-7182
    The Red Stick Festival is designed to converge the worlds of technology, art, entertainment, and exploration by highlighting animation. The festival has its roots firmly planted in the creative side of the animation business and acts to provide animators, directors, students, artists, designers, writers and educators with a forum in which they can share their knowledge and skills and promote the art of animation. Held in June. more

  • Oldies But Goodies Fest
    Court Street Just 1/4 Mile Off Highway 415
    Port Allen, LA 01234
    West Baton Rouge Multi Purpose Facility
    Enjoy great 50s, 60s & 70s music, hula hoop, jitterbug and twist contests. Elvis and Marilyn Monroe look a-like contests, costume contest and an antique car show round out this two day event. Enjoy live music all day, both days. Enjoy great food, great fun and great music. The fun starts at noon and ends at 6 p.m. each day. Held in September. more

Marathons & 10K Runs

  • Amedisys Mardi Gras Mambo 10K
    Belle of Baton Rouge Atrium
    225-382-3571
    The Amedisys Mardi Gras Mambo 10k and 1 Mile Fun Run gives every participant an interesting and exciting tour of downtown Baton Rouge and the scenic campus of Louisiana State University. Held in February.

Sporting Events

  • LSU Alex Box Stadium
    Skip Bertman Drive
    Baton Rouge, LA 70803
    Located on the LSU Campus
    225-578-0628
    Alex Box Stadium, the home of the LSU Fighting Tigers, has a storied history which spans several decades. Always known as an excellent facility, recent efforts to upgrade the stadium have made it comparable to that of many professional minor-league clubs.  more

  • LSU Tiger Stadium
    225-578-0628
    Better known as "Death Valley", Tiger Stadium and The Tigers have drawn more than 15 million fans since 1957. The original seating capacity was 12,000 in 1926 and the total capacity now is 91,644 making tiger stadium the 4th largest on-campus stadium in the country.  more

Parades

  • Downtown Christmas Parade
    Downtown Baton Rouge
    225-766-2282
    This downtown parade typically features 80+ entries. They include floats, cars, marching bands, horse and walking groups. It is fun for the whole family! The route begins on St. Philip Street and circles in front of the state capitol. Held in December. more

  • Krewe of Artemis Mardi Gras Parade
    Belle of Baton Rouge
    225-293-1266
    This is Baton Rouge's first all-female Mardi Gras parading Krewe. The Krewe features a full-length New Orleans style night parade in downtown Baton Rouge. The annual parade will be held two Fridays before Mardi Gras Day. Held in February. more

  • Mystic Krewe of Mutts Mardi Gras Parade
    North Boulevard & Third Street
    225-270-5192
    The dog parade is a fun filled way to spend an unforgettable day with your dogs Mardi Gras style while parading them in what has become one of Baton Rouge's most beloved events. The parade is the largest fund-raiser for CAAWS and raises much needed funds for The CAAWS Community Outreach Spay/Neuter Program. The parade is a walking parade where dogs and their owners stroll along North Blvd. in their finest Mardi Gras attire. Held in February. more

  • Krewe Mystique de la Capitale Mardi Gras Parade
    Downtown Baton Rouge
    The city's oldest parading Mardi Gras Krewe and they have provided years of carnival fun for the citizens of Baton Rouge. Their parade is family oriented and fun for all ages. Held in February. more

  

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