Our Baton Rouge Family Fun weekend guide is a round-up of our top five picks for family-friendly fun happening this weekend and things to do near you. No shortage of things to do in Baton Rouge with your family!
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Things to do this weekend in Baton Rouge
Our Top 5 Picks
Saturday, July 2nd, 8:00 PM –11:00 PM
Highland Road Park Observatory
Saturday, July 2nd, 3:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Sidney Hutchison Park
13740 Ball Park Rd Walker, LA 70785
Sunday, July 3rd, 6:30 PM
Kenilworth Neighborhood, Baton Rouge
In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Kenilworth Independence Day Parade, the theme is GOLDEN JUBILEE! Get ready for several groups and floats, including the Greenwell Springs Youth Riders, BREC’s Zoo Mobile, and Peanut.
BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo
Saturday, July 2nd, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM
After shopping at the Red Stick Farmers’ Market, head to BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo. Celebrate the red, white and blue animal friends. Search for your favorites and complete a scavenger hunt of the red/white/blue animals you see along the path of your Zoo visit. Regular Zoo admission applies. Free for members!
Monday, July 4th, 4:00 PM – 10:30 PM
The West Baton Rouge Convention & Visitors Bureau
2750 N Westport Dr Port Allen, LA 70767
Visit the Westside for the Best View of Fourth Fest and Fireworks! Held July 4th in downtown Port Allen at the Riverfront on the Mississippi River Levee. The fun starts annually at 4:00pm and ends at 10:30pm. Free to the public and includes face painting, magicians, clowns and space walks for the children. Beverage & food vendors line the levee for all to enjoy. Live entertainment with several local bands allow the crowds plenty of dance music to enjoy before and after the spectacular fireworks show on the river. All brought to you by WBR Parks & Recreation and the City of Port Allen.
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