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. There is no shortage of family-friendly 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.
Things To Do in Baton Rouge This Weekend
Live After Five
Friday, April 28th, 5 – 8 PM
North Boulevard Town Square
Spring festival season is HERE, and it’s about time to work Live After 5 into the rotation! Mark your calendars, gather your krewe, and get ready for a rockin’ time! Join us for live music, delicious food and drinks, local art vendors, kids activities, and a whole lot of dancing in the heart of Baton Rouge.
Kite Fest Louisiane 2023
Saturday, April 29th – 11:00 a.m.
Sunday, April 30th – 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
West Baton Rouge Soccer Complex
International Astronomy Day
Saturday, April 29th, 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Highland Road Park Observatory
The largest and best International Astronomy Day celebration is within a day’s driving distance of Baton Rouge. Music, games, food, demonstrations, rides, exhibitors, and sky viewings.
Red Stick Reads- INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORE DAY
Saturday, April 29th 10:00 am – 5 pm
541 South Eugene Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Join Red Stick Reads for sales and fun all day long (10-5p) for Independent Bookstore day. They will have jambalaya, snacks, and light refreshments as well as used and new book sales. Long Live Indy Bookstores!
Festival of Two Rivers
Friday 28th – Sunday 30th
St. Alphonsus Catholic Church
Merry Go Round
Here are some additional events to consider:
Our Lady of Mercy Fair
St. John’s Festival de la Prairie Festival