Find Things to do in Baton Rouge and Beyond with Kids this last weekend of April!
The Family Friendly Baton Rouge weekend guide is a round-up of all the best events happening this weekend and things to do near you. No shortage of things to do in Baton Rouge with your family!
Events are subject to change, be sure to check events are as scheduled before heading out.
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Family Friendly Weekend Events
April 29-May 1
*from weather.gov on 4/28/2022
Our Top 5 Picks
Saturday, April 30 – 11:00 a.m. – fireworks at dusk
Sunday, May 1 – 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
West Baton Rouge Soccer Complex in Port Allen
3383 Rosedale Road Port Allen, LA 70767
Great family fun is always on tap at the annual Kite Fest Louisiane’, where the skies are filled with kites of all sizes and shapes. A kite-making workshop and kite designing are just some of the activities for children. Bring the entire family, some lawn chairs and enjoy a day of kite flying, Louisiana food booths, and indoor flying performed by indoor flying champions.
Look for the kites in the sky, located just off I-10 west of Baton Rouge, Exit #151 at 3383 Rosedale Road for the 18th Annual Kite Fest Lousiane’.
Saturday, April 30th, 9 AM – 4:30 PM
Denham Springs Antique Village
N Range Ave Denham Springs, LA 70726
Sunday, May 1st
On the first Sunday of every month, Baton Rouge families can enjoy free admission to local museums, offering the perfect opportunity to learn more about the state’s art, history, and culture. Make a plan to check all of these museums off your bucket list and see the unique exhibitions and installations each has to offer.
- LSU Museum of Art
- Magnolia Mound Plantation
- Louisiana Art & Science Museum
- Louisiana’s Old State Capitol (always free admission)
- *Museum participation is subject to change. Please call the attractions to confirm or with any questions.
Nature Night Hike and Campfire: Forest
Friday, April 29th, 7-9 p.m.
Forest Community Park
13900 South Harrell’s Ferry Road Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Join BREC on a Friday night for a great way to say hello to summer! The program will include a night hike learning about local ecology and nocturnal animals and will include activities and games. Enjoy this great way to get the family out after the daytime heat. Preregistration is required and spaces are limited. Children must be registered and accompanied by a registered adult. Ages:6+ and Cost: $5
Friday, April 29th, 5pm
238 North Blvd. #200 Baton Rouge
Your favorite community concert series will be running 6 Fridays this spring! Join them in Rhorer Plaza, the stage between the library and Louisiana’s Old State Capitol on North Boulevard. They recommend you park at the River Center parking garages or Third Street parking garage.