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In and Around Baton Rouge

in and around Baton Rouge With Kids

Baton Rouge is a big place that offers both the fun of a college campus (Geaux Tigers) and the amenities of a city. There’s a lot to see in and around Baton Rouge. Even if you’ve lived here all your life, there’s still a lot to discover in Louisiana’s capital.

If you’re leaving the house, there’s a good bet that Red Stick Mom has your activity covered, from indoor playgrounds to parks to restaurants to the events that everyone in Baton Rouge is talking about.

At Red Stick Mom, we have family fun in Baton Rouge for all seasons covered, as well as creative ideas for every member of the family. Our team of more than 25 Baton Rouge moms is always looking for activities, events, and inspiration for everything from how to host the perfect Baton Rouge birthday party for kids to hidden gems in Baton Rouge.

Each year, we publish an extensive list of summer camps options in and around Baton Rouge, keeping you informed about all of the best childcare choices for your Baton Rouge family. We’ve got an eye on the local Baton Rouge schools, helping parents make the best decision for their students. We’ll even help you find the best swim lessons in Baton Rouge.

Our writers live in and around Baton Rouge, so we’ve got a lot of experience finding the best things about living in Baton Rouge with kids. We’ve made it through countless weather events like the 2016 floods together and will always connect Baton Rouge moms to one another for assistance and support.

We know that living in Baton Rouge means choosing from a variety of neighborhoods and lifestyles, and we are here for it all. No matter where you live in Baton Rouge, and no matter where your kids go to school in Baton Rouge … Red Stick Mom is here to make life in Baton Rouge with kids easier and more fun!

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by BREC. Enjoy the Outdoors at BREC's Farr Park Equestrian Center BREC's Farr Park Equestrian Center and RV Campground is one of the areas largest and most versatile centers for horse enthusiasts. It features a lighted indoor and outdoor arena, 256 stalls, a cross-country event course, horse trails and RV campground. The facility is located only two miles from the LSU campus and six miles from downtown Baton Rouge attractions. The campground is adjacent to the Mississippi River, located on historic River Road. It is easily accessible from Interstate 10. The campground has 108 sites (many pull-throughs) and is equipped with water and power hookups and restroom facilities. Enjoy Guided Trail Rides BREC's Farr Park Equestrian center is proud to offer...
Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo.  The Zoo Celebrates 49 Years with Zippity Zoo Fest Come celebrate 49 WILD years of BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo at the Zoo's annual spring festival and birthday celebration!  This fun, family-friendly event will feature a multitude of sensational activities, along with a birthday cake of course! Children's Village Our Capital One Pavilion is transformed this weekend into a free Children's Village with a giant inflatable! Parents watching their children can also enjoy the adjacent Entertainment Stage and seating area under the pavilion.  Entertainment Stage Located next to our Children's Village, enjoy the talents of groups from across the area. From dancing and singing to musicians, we have something for every taste. Don’t forget Penny, the Zoo’s mascot,...
My birthday is coming up, which makes me feel a bit overwhelmed. I honestly don't give a flip about age; I'm more concerned about how to celebrate and what options are available nearby. With four kids, we're not that interested in (nor can we afford) going away for a long weekend kid-free. So you won't see any of that here. And I'm a bit beyond the big party / clubbing scene (do people still say that?). Instead, here are some options for more grown-up ways to celebrate your birthday around Baton Rouge. Restaurants I love a classic Saturday night out at Superior Grill, where you can combine good food and good music, but I am still such a fan of Ichiban's...
Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by BREC. Outdoor Adventure with BREC - Archery Academy 2.0 BREC's Archery Academy 2.0 is an intermediate archery program designed for people who have completed our beginner “Archery Academy” Program, or for those who are novice level archers that are looking to take their archery skills to the next level. We meet once a week for four weeks to review and practice skills, ending with an Olympic style archery tournament to put your skills to the test with your other classmates! Both youth and adults are welcome. All equipment is provided. Are you interested? Make sure to register online HERE. Details When: March 4, 14, 21 & 28, 5:30-6:45pm Where: Louisiana Park Registration Deadline: March 1, 2019 Ages: 8+ Cost: $40 per person For more information,...
Around town: gifts that give an experience! Christmas has come and gone. Despite my best effort to #konmari, we still have too much stuff! And yet holidays and birthdays continue to roll around. So many people talk about experience gifts versus opening gifts. I have a sister-in-law that is THE BEST at gifting experiences! Every year she’ll ask what membership I think my kids will enjoy this year. And enjoy it they have! So now I keep a running list of experience gifts so when asked, I can toss out some suggestions. I’m here to share all the around town experience gift ideas! Memberships: Knock Knock Museum - For as little as $150 a family of four (two adults and two kids) can...

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