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!

Best Places To Watch LSU Football In Baton Rouge Living in the heart of Louisiana's Tiger Country makes football season even that much more exciting - especially when LSU takes the field. Whether you are a long-time diehard fan or just visiting town for the game, there’s no shortage of great places to watch LSU Football in Baton Rouge. From sprawling sports bars with extensive beer menus and mouth-watering bites to bistros with house specialties and creative cocktails, these are some of the city’s best spots to kick back and enjoy an exciting evening watching The Fighting Tigers battle it out on the field. If you need kid-friendly things to do in Baton Rouge, we also have you covered. There is everything...
Disclosure: This is a sponsored post by Girl Scouts Louisiana East. If you are looking for more STEM events check out their calendar HERE. As if there aren't enough reasons to join the Girl Scouts, their new DreamLab is sure to be absolutely amazing! Girl Scouts Louisiana East is DREAMING BIG with the NEW GSLE DreamLab GSLE ‘s DreamLab will open to the public on Tuesday, September 5, 2023 What was the first big dream you remember? Did you dream of stepping on the moon, delivering a State of the Union speech as president, or maybe owning your own pony? Every big dream starts with a spark of imagination and excitement- that’s what the GSLE DreamLab brings to the Gonzales community. What is the DreamLab? The...
Here is your guide to Baton Rouge Pumpkin Patches and Fall activities! We’ve done all the research for you to find out who is open this year. We hope this helps make your fall season filled with family friendly activities! There are so many things to do with kids in Baton Rouge this Fall! We have also put together over 75 of our favorite ideas for entertaining kids in Baton Rouge. There are ideas for every family’s budget and interests. Special thanks to our premier pumpkin patch sponsor, Barn Hill Preserve! Barn Hill Preserve has SO much fun to offer your family this Fall! Pumpkin Patch admission is $17.50 per person for one day and ages 2 and under are free! This includes...
Celebrate With Claire’s! :: Birthday Parties For Girls On A Budget Birthday parties can get expensive especially with the rising cost of inflation in just about every aspect of our lives; so as a parent(s) on a budget it’s important to try to seek out an avenue to celebrate your little princess that doesn’t break the bank! Most people don’t know this BUT Claire’s offers birthday parties for just about every budget, and it’s super easy to book too! All you need to do to secure your spot is to purchase $50 in gift cards. What To Expect You’ll choose your time and theme (side note: you can schedule a party before the store opens if you really want that VIP treatment at...
Back To Football Season :: Food, Tips and Tricks Summer is gone, back to school is behind us; that can mean only one thing: it's back to football season! I’ve rounded up some of our favorite tips and tricks, found some great party recipes and some reminders of the fun that football in the fall can bring.  This season both LSU and Southern University have their season openers on Labor Day weekend; both are away games. They both have their home openers on Saturday, September 9. The Saints play their home season opener on Sunday, September 10 against the Titans. It’s going to be a party weekend in Louisiana! Food  Football season is a great time for gathering. Whether it is in your...

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How Can Visiting Your Local Library Help Solve Louisiana’s Litter Problem?

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by Keep Louisiana Beautiful and the Louisiana Office of the Lt. Governor.  How Can Visiting Your Local Library Help...