Things to Do in Baton Rouge With Kids

Things To Do In Baton Rouge With Kids

Things to Do in Baton Rouge with Kids

There are so many things to do in Baton Rouge with kids year-round! We strive to share ideas for every family’s budget and interests. Whether you are visiting Baton Rouge with kids or you live in and around Baton Rouge year-round, there are tons of kid-friendly outings to choose from. Below are local family-friendly events happening each month in the Baton Rouge area. We are sure you will find at least one or two (or ten!) to add to your family’s calendar each month!

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This is in no way intended to be a comprehensive event guide {we maintain a full calendar of events right here}. We’ve pulled out a select number of events for your family to enjoy throughout the month. If you have suggestions or additions, please leave a comment!

February 2024

There are no upcoming events.

March 2024

Mar
1
Old State Capital Easter Egg Roll
The Old State Capitol is happy to announce the 2nd Annual Easter Egg Roll, taking place on Sunday, March 3. This event, reminiscent of the famous White House Easter Egg
Mar
1
Thrillville Fair
All the fun is at the Airline Highway Park in Baton Rouge February 29th – March 10, 2024. This fair will feature world-class entertainment including the Sea Lion Splash, Victoria’s
Mar
1
LSU Softball Purple and Gold Challenge
Tiger fans, come support your Tigers this weekend as they host McNeese, LA Tech, San Diego St., and Illinois for the Purple & Gold Challenge. We hope to see you
Mar
3
LSU Beach Volleyball
11:00 am
Tiger fans join us this weekend, Saturday March 2nd and Sunday March 3rd at The LSU Beach Volleyball Stadium for the Tiger Beach Challenge! The matches begin at 11 am
Mar
3
Easter Bash 2024
12:00 pm
A small Easter carnival for the kids to come out and enjoy. Easter egg hunt and pictures with the Easter bunny on Saturday. Carnival rides will be a ticket based
Mar
3
Old State Capitol Easter Egg Roll
1:00 pm
The Old State Capitol is happy to announce the 2nd Annual Easter Egg Roll, taking place on Sunday, March 3. This event, reminiscent of the famous White House Easter Egg
Mar
3
LSU Women’s Basketball vs. Kentucky- SENIOR DAY
1:00 pm
Tiger fans, come out and cheer on your Tigers as they face Kentucky at 1:00 p.m. for their last regular season matchup in the PMAC! Stay in your seats at
Mar
3
First Free Sunday @ Magnolia Mound Plantation
2:00 pm
Women’s History Month March 3 / 2 p.m. Experience Magnolia Mound through the eyes of women who lived on the property. A 45-minute presentation will feature the lives of women
Mar
8
Baton Rouge Spring Garden Show
The LSU AgCenter and the School of Plant, Environmental and Soil Sciences will present the 22nd annual Baton Rouge Spring Garden Show March 8 to 10 at the John M.
Mar
8
One Book One Community Kick Off Party
5:00 pm
Join us this spring in reading our 2024 One Book One Community selection, Max Miller’s Tasting History! The 18th annual One Book One Community initiative will highlight Miller’s book as
Mar
9
Merry Market in March
Join Merry Market for their 1st annual Spring Market on Saturday, March 9th and Sunday, March 10th at Lamar Dixon in Gonzales. The annual event usually takes place in the
Mar
9
Rockin’ at the Swamp
9:00 am
Join us to explore the exciting world of rocks, minerals, gemstones, and fossils. Add to your rock collection or find some unique gift items at our Rockhound Market. Try your
Mar
9
Town of Sorento Easter Egg Hunt
11:00 am
The Town of Sorrento will hold our annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 9th from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM at the Sorrento Community Center. In addition to the
Mar
9
LA Gold Gymnastics Tumbling Clinic
12:00 pm
Session 1 Focus: Handstands, Cartwheels, Front Walkovers, Back Walkovers, Round-offs Saturday, March 9 12:00-1:30 p.m. $40/ person Register HERE
Mar
9
LA Gold Gymnastics Tumbling Clinic
2:00 pm
Session 2 Focus: Back Handsprings, Front Handsprings, Aerials, Saturday, March 9 2:00-3:30 p.m. $40/ person Register HERE
Mar
9
Holi Festival
2:00 pm
March 9 Repentance park 2:00-5:00 Free admission Free henna art Free face painting Endless fun with dance performances to enjoy Food/drinks and colors available to purchase
Mar
10
Pilobous @ Manship Theatre
2:00 pm
An exciting collaboration between Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre (BRBT) and Manship Theatre is bringing the new production of re:CREATION by world-renowned contemporary dance company Pilobolus to Baton Ro...
Mar
10
Pilobolus @ Manship Theatre
7:30 pm
An exciting collaboration between Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre (BRBT) and Manship Theatre is bringing the new production of re:CREATION by world-renowned contemporary dance company Pilobolus to Baton Ro...
Mar
15
Egg Hunt After Dark- Adult Easter Egg Hunt
6:00 pm
Who said adults can’t have fun for easter!? Egg hunts aren’t just for kids so come Join us for a fun kids free event! Eggs will be hidden all over
Mar
16
Wearing of the Green St. Patrick’s Day Parade
10:00 am
Come join us with your friends and family for the 39th Wearin’ of the Green St Patrick’s Day Parade. Basketball legend Seimone Augustus will ride as our 2024 Grand Marshal.
Mar
18
LSU AgMagic
AgMagic in Baton Rouge is back! Take an interactive, educational journey through Louisiana agriculture. See, explore and learn about agriculture and the environment as well as the important role each
Mar
20
Iberville/West Baton Rouge Area Job Fair
9:00 am
Join us for our well-attended Iberville/West Baton Rouge Parish  Job Fair. JOB FAIR 9 AM -1 PM – Carl F. Grant Civic Center MARCH 20, 2024 9:00 AM-1:00 PM Carl
Mar
23
Touch a Truck @ BREC Fairgrounds
9:00 am
Your ticket includes beverages, fun, and everything you DIG about trucks! Main attractions include the Dig Zone, a petting zoo, a scavenger hunt, and the hands-on experience with big trucks,
Mar
23
EGG-ceptional Easter
10:00 am
Mark your calenders for an Egg-ceptional Easter Market & Egg Hunts March 23rd, 10am-3pm!  FREE to the community 4 EASTER EGG HUNTS Bounce Houses Face Painting Balloon Animals Easter Bunny
Mar
23
LSU Gymnastics SEC Championships
6:00 pm
New Orleans Smoothie King Center
Mar
24
Community Easter Egg Hunt
10:00 am
Community Easter Egg Hunt We are excited to bring this public event to this community and the surrounding area. Attendees will enjoy free food, games, giveaways, hygiene bags, an empowerment
Mar
24
Easter in the Park: Egg Hunt and Market
12:00 pm
The City of Walker Parks and Rec Dept has partnered with the *Walker High School and Denham Springs High School Beta Clubs to bring Easter in the Park! Activities will

April 2024

Apr
1
Celebrity Theaters Easter Egg Hunt and Pictures
10:00 am
Make plans to join us for an Easter egg hunt and visit with the Easter bunny! That’s right, the Easter bunny will be at Celebrity Theatres of Baton Rouge on
Apr
12
Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival
Since 1972, the Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival has attracted visitors from near and far to celebrate our local strawberry farmers, non-profits, and our special community, flourishing into the largest...
Apr
20
Petite Princess Company
We are so excited to announce that our biggest event of the year will be returning to the Crowne Plaza this spring! 𝗦𝗮𝘃𝗲 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗗𝗮𝘁𝗲: The 2nd annual Fairytale Festival
Apr
20
MARCH FOR BABIES: A MOTHER OF A MOVEMENT™
9:00 am
ABOUT MARCH FOR BABIES Join the movement! This year, March for Babies: A Mother of a Movement™ has a bold new vision. More than just a walk, it’s your entry into

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