Our Baton Rouge Family Fun weekend guide is a round-up of our top five picks for family-friendly fun happening this weekend in Baton Rouge and beyond.
Events are subject to change, be sure to check events are as scheduled before heading out.
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Things to do in Baton Rouge this Weekend
Our Top 5 Picks
Saturday, July 16 from 6-8:30 p.m.
Independence Community Park – 7500 Independence Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA
BREC is celebrating 75 years of rising to the challenge to make your parks More than a Playground! Join BREC for an evening of family fun and entertainment at the BREC 75th Birthday Celebration event on Saturday, July 16 from 6-8:30 p.m. at Independence Community Park!
Come to our birthday party and enjoy
-Live music by The Michael Foster Project
-Inflatables & Waterslides
A FIREWORKS FINALE & MORE FOR ALL AGES!!
To celebrate our Diamond Anniversary, white attire is encouraged.
Raising Cane’s River Center
Portal A (next to River Road Box Office)
275 S River Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Beat the Louisiana heat with some Summertime Ice Skating and make some new core memories! Raising Cane’s River Center is bringing its cherished public ice skating to the summertime to help Baton Rouge cool down starting July 16th! Summertime Skating will feature 75-minute sessions every day from July 16th until July 31st.
BREC’s Liberty Lagoon
Saturday, July 16th 6pm – 9 pm
Saturday, July 16th, 3:00pm-9:00pm
The Groves at Pelican Park
63350 Pelican Drive Mandeville, LA 70448
Saturday, July 16, 10:00 am – 11:00 pm
Grand Isle Community Center
3811 Highway One Grand Isle, LA 70358
5:30 to 7:30 – Rockin’ Dopsie & The Zydeco Twisters
8:00 p.m. to 11 p.m. – Nashville South
12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. – Aaron Foret
2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. – JR. Lacrosse & Sumtin Sneaky
5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – Shorts in December featuring Gordon Bradberry
8:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. – Velvet Sky
Jambalaya (chicken, sausage & pork)
Shrimp Poboy w/ Fries
Crab Patty Burger w/ Fries
Crab Patty Platter
Crab Fredo (bed of pasta with homemade crab patty on top covered with Cajun
alfredo sauce and sprinkled with fried shrimp)
Crawfish Patty Burger w/ Fries
Crawfish Patty Platter
Funnel Cake Sticks
Fried Macaroni & Cheese Bites