Red Stick Moms Need to Know :: Baton Rouge Activities in October 2021

Set out those pumpkins – fun fall and Halloween activities are in full swing! Check out our favorite family-friendly October events in and around Baton Rouge this month here in the guide sponsored by Children’s Hospital.

Red Stick Mom maintains a full calendar of events here. If you have a great family-friendly Baton Rouge event to add, please do that here.

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Red Stick Moms Need to Know :: Baton Rouge Activities in October 2021

The East Baton Rouge Parish Library has Grab and Geaux Crafts available all month long! Check for dates at each location.

Oct
4
NewSong Community Church Pumpkin Patch
NewSong Community Church
2:00 pm
The NewSong Community Church pumpkin patch, at the corner of Old Perkins and Bluff Road in Prairieville, will be open starting Monday, October 4th through Saturday, October 31st. Hours are 2pm – 6pm...
Oct
22
Trick + Treat: Art Unleashed
Forest Community Park
5:00 pm
Join BREC for Trick & Treat Dog Costume Contest and Art Unleashed presented by Pet Suites! Bring your four-legged friends and families to a Friday night for some fang-tastic fun, free for all ages...
Oct
22
Swamp Haunted Hikes
Bluebonnet Swamp
6:00 pm
Bluebonnet Swamp’s Haunted Hikes are designed especially for younger children. This program is an alternative to the commercial haunted houses, which are geared more for teenagers and adults. Partic...
Oct
22
Merry not Scary- Still Socially Distant- Halloween
West Baton Rouge Museum
6:30 pm
Things are getting spooky at the West Baton Rouge Museum, and we are looking forward to celebrating! Please join the West Baton Rouge Museum and the West Baton Rouge Parish Library for our annual “M...
Oct
23
Villain Queens and Halloween
Boudreaux’s
8:00 am
This villainous but not-so-scary affair is going to be held at Boudreaux’s Catering located at 2647 Government Street and will be fun for the whole family! Come and enjoy a delicious 3-course me...
Oct
23
October Market at Circa 1857
Mid City Makers Market
4:00 pm
Our spooky market takes place on October 23rd. Come out in costume for booth-to-booth trick-or-treating. We’ll have live music, food, drinks, and maybe a few tricks up our sleeves!
Oct
24
Trunk or Treat
Jump-N-Jive
5:00 pm
Join us for some trick or treating in the Jump N Jive parking lot. 35 local businesses will be in attendance and invite our community to go trunk to trunk gathering candy for a trick or treat experien...
Oct
25
Jack-Eaux-Lanterns: Zachary
BREC’s Zachary Community Park
4:30 pm
Bring the whole family and join us for a special pumpkin carving and painting event Ages: 6+ $10 per pumpkin For More Information, contact [email protected]
Oct
26
Monster Mash Walker High School Trunk or Treat
Walker High School
6:00 pm
Join us for the Monster Mash Walker High School Trunk or Treat! Free admission, Papa Johns special available for purchase, face painting and inflatables.
Oct
27
Jack-Eaux-Lanterns: Greenwood
Greenwood Community Park
4:30 pm
Bring the whole family and join us for a special pumpkin carving and painting event Ages: 6+ $10 per pumpkin
Oct
28
Pumpkin Paddle Parade
Milford Wampold Memorial Park
5:30 pm
Get into the Halloween spirit with our Pumpkin Paddle Parade, an exciting competition of “float” decorating! You design and decorate a canoe, kayak or paddleboard in Halloween décor, and then par...
Oct
28
Rock N Rowe
Perkins Rowe
6:00 pm
Grab those lawn chairs and dancin’ shoes because Rock N Rowe is back. Join us every Thursday (rain or shine) September 30-November 18 for live music in Town Square. In the event of rain, shows w...
Oct
29
Full Moon Fete + Trunk & Treat
Forest Community Park
4:00 pm
Get your costumes ready! Come out and enjoy an evening filled with family fun entertainment as BREC, Ochsner Health and BREC Foundation host Full Moon Fete + Trunk & Treat. This is a SPOOKendous e...
Oct
29
Spoof Night! with The Addams Family
Manship Theatre
7:00 pm
Baton Rouge’s own The Family Dinner Comedy Troupe creates an interactive Movie Experience and lovingly pokes fun of your favorite films with live commentary, skits, and interactive games. MASKS ...
Oct
29
Haunted Night Flight
Magnolia Ridge Adventure Park
8:00 pm
Come zip our High Elements Course at night with a Halloween twist! Experience the woods come to life on your tour as you glide through the Louisiana night from a crazy new perspective! Be prepared for...
Oct
29
Haunted Night Flight
Magnolia Ridge Adventure Park
8:00 pm
Come zip our High Elements Course at night with a Halloween twist! Experience the woods come to life on your tour as you glide through the Louisiana night from a crazy new perspective! Be prepared for...
Oct
30
Night Maze at Burden
LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens
6:00 pm
Don’t stay home this Halloween! Night Maze has made its’ way back to the Botanic Gardens for another evening of family fun. Grab your costumes, glow sticks, and flashlights and make your w...
Jenny is originally from Kenner, LA, and considers herself a New Orleans girl at heart. She moved to Pineville in 2004 to attend college where she met her funny and always entertaining husband Brandon. Together they relocated to Baton Rouge almost 10 years ago and married in 2008. They added their joyful daughter Salem to the crew in April 2014, blue-eyed son Declan in July 2015, and baby Liesel in 2019 and now live in Zachary. She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication/Journalism from LSU and has previously done some freelance writing. She now works full-time for the State of Louisiana. She and her family enjoy spending time together, making each other laugh and being a part of their church community. She loves wandering around Target, drinking coffee, watching HGTV, having people over and making any kind of craft.

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