Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player






update date for Top Events USA
top 20 USA events


Top 15 Baton Rouge, Louisiana USA Events and Festivals

This selection of Top Events USA presents only the main Baton Rouge, Louisiana events and festivals (in calendar priority) taking place in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA.

For events in the rest of Louisiana check out:
• Louisiana - New Orleans
• Louisiana - West

Two of the main Baton Rouge, Louisiana events and festivals are the world famous Baton Rouge Mardi Gras and the Bayou Country SuperFest

See below for a complete list of the main Baton Rouge, Louisiana events and festivals.






Baton Rouge Mardi Gras
early January - mid February
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Top Mardi Gras events in the USAJust one of the Top 15 Baton Rouge, Louisiana USA events and festivals, popular for its many Mardi Gras parades, some traditional, others unique – like the dog parade – the Baton Rouge Mardi Gras celebrations, many of which are family oriented, are generally considered to be as large and as important as those of the Mardi Gras held in New Orleans. The Community Center Carnival Parade, for example, is Louisiana's oldest Mardi Gras parade outside New Orleans.

For more information about the Baton Rouge Mardi Gras visit:
http://www.visitbatonrouge.com/mardigras





Kite Fest Louisiane
end March, early April
West Baton Rouge, Louisiana

top kite festivals in the USAShowcasing all sorts of different kites, the free Kite Fest Louisiane, the only such event in Louisiana and one of the state’s top festivals, attracts over 10,000 people each year and features kite making, kite design, indoor kite flying, night flying with kites adorned with LED lights and fun events especially catering to children like candy dropping kites.  

For more information about Kite Fest Louisiane visit:
http://www.westbatonrouge.net/main-events.html




FestForAll
early April
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

A popular event for almost 40 years, FestForAll is one of Louisiana’s premier arts events. Located in the heart of historic, downtown Baton Rouge, FestForAll features the best of visual and performing arts from all over the USA as well as food and music, attracting tens of thousands each year.

For more information about FestForAll visit:
http://www.artsbr.org/FestForAll.html





Louisiana International Film Festival
mid April
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

top film festivals in the USAFour days of excellent film screenings, premieres, parties, and workshops blend to create the Louisiana International Film Festival (LIFF). The inaugural festival in 2013 featured over 50 narrative feature films, documentaries and shorts screening in multiple theater venues. The festival’s films represent a carefully curated cross-section of brand-new films, festival favorites, recent releases and a few cult classics.

For more information about the Louisiana International Film Festival in Baton Rouge visit: http://liff2013.com/





Baton Rouge Blues Festival
mid April
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

A popular event for more than 15 years, the free, family-friendly BatonRouge Blues Festival, also referred to as home of the Swamp Blues, showcases more than a dozen Blues music legends and newcomers performing in downtown Baton Rouge.

For more information about the Baton Rouge Blues Festival visit:
http://www.batonrougebluesfestival.org



 

Louisiana Earth Day Festival
late April
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

One of the USA’s largest environmental festivals, Louisiana Earth Day focuses on the need to preserve the environment for future generations. Transforming the downtown Baton Rouge area into an informative and fun-filled location, Louisiana Earth Day features a wealth of activities and popular events such as Earth for Children, Slow Food Baton Rouge, Wetlands Tent, the Louisiana Earth Day Science Challenge, Recycle Fair and Sustainability Pavilion, Southern University and LSU agricultural exhibits, and Earth Friendly Habitat.

For more information about the Louisiana Earth Day Festival in Baton Rouge visit:
http://laearthday.org




Bayou Country SuperFest

late May
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

One of the main Baton Rouge, Louisiana events, the Bayou Country Superfest transforms Louisiana State University’s Tiger Stadium on Memorial Weekend into an elaborate country music destination for two days attracting many of country music's hottest superstars as well fans and performers from all over the USA. This popular event features music, food and fun, tailgating in the great tradition of LSU Football game-day festivities as well as featuring a popular Artist Meet & Greet area where attendees can meet and greet the top-line, invited acts.

For more information about the Bayou Country SuperFest visit:
http://www.bayoucountrysuperfest.com/fanfest/

 



Uplifting the Coast Festival

early June
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

With the aim to raise money for the preservation of coastal communities and Louisiana’s only inhabited barrier island, Grand Isle, suffering from damages by storms, erosion and other detrimental circumstances, the Uplifting the Coast Festival offers a variety of fun events and attractions including live music, arts and crafts, amusement rides and attractions, popular Louisiana seafood, and a car show.

For more information about the Uplifting the Coast Festival visit:
http://www.neworleanslocal.com/events/index.php?eID=2360

 



Sugar Fest

early October
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Voted one of the Top 20 events in the Southeast USA, Sugar Fest celebrates the importance of sugar production in the area and features a host of fun and educational features from living history demonstrations of life on a sugar plantation and demonstrations of mule-driven grinding in days gone by, to lively banjo music, a cake walk and more.

For more information about the Sugar Fest visit:
http://www.westbatonrouge.net/main-events.html

 




International Heritage Celebration

late October
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

With the goal of bringing the community together and establishing a better interaction between its ethnic groups by  increasing knowledge and understanding between them, the International Heritage Celebration attracts more than 30,000 visitors each year to enjoy the Parade of Nations, a wealth of music, international food at the Taste of Nations, demonstrations of Louisiana crafts, an International Bazaar, story telling, dance demonstrations, and a wealth of educational opportunities from more than 50 countries around the world.

For more information about the International Heritage Celebration visit:
http://www.brcwa.com/international-heritage-celebration.html



 

Louisiana Book Festival
late October
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

It’s all about books at Louisiana's hugely popular and free, world-class literary celebration. The Louisiana Book Festival features the personal appearances of more than 100 talented and well known writers, poets and storytellers, as well as a variety of different book-related activities such as writing workshops, the unique Authors Party and lots of children’s activities, as well as food and music.

For more information about the Louisiana Book Festival visit:
http://www.LouisianaBookFestival.org





The newly updated Top 20 Events USA pages do not include every single event on offer in each state or city in America – only those recognized as one of the top 20 in each location, elected by residents, tourists and visitors, the team of travel writers working for Top Events USA, and some officials of the relevant states and cities of the USA too.






TOP STATE EVENTS

• Alabama
• Alaska
• Arizona
• Arkansas
• California- Los Angeles +
• California- San Diego +
• California- San Francisco +
• Colorado
• Connecticut
• Delaware
• Florida - Central
• Florida - Fort Lauderdale +
• Florida - Keys
• Florida - Miami +
• Florida - North
• Georgia
• Hawaii - Big Island
• Hawai - Kauai
• Hawaii - Maui
• Hawaii - Oahu
• Idaho
• Illinois - Chicago
• Illinois - West/Southwest
• Indiana
• Iowa
• Kansas
• Kentucky
• Louisiana - Baton Rouge
• Louisiana - New Orleans
• Louisiana - West
• Maine
• Maryland
• Massachusetts
• Michigan - Detroit
• Michigan - North/NorthWest
• Minnesota
• Mississippi
• Missouri
• Montana
• Nebraska
• Nevada
• New Hampshire
• New Jersey
• New Mexico - Albuqueque +
• New Mexico – Santa Fe
• New York City Area
• New York State West/North
• North Carolina
• North Dakota
• Ohio - Cincinatti Area
• Ohio - Cleveland Area
• Ohio - Columbus Area
• Oklahoma
• Oregon
• Pennsylvania
• Rhode Island
• South Carolina
• South Dakota
• Tennessee
• Texas - Austin +
• Texas - Dallas +
• Texas - Houston +
• Texas - San Antonio +
• Utah
• Vermont
• Virginia
• Washington
• Washington DC
• West Virginia
• Wisconsin
• Wyoming



SEE:

• top 20 events in all USA
• top events in USA states
• top USA events themes
• top events USA features
• top events usa blog
• home page
• new nominations
• media
• contact us