Find Things To Do With Kids This Weekend in Baton Rouge and beyond!
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!
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Things To Do With Kids This Weekend
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.
May 21st – May 22nd
Date: May 21
Time: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Location: Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center
10503 N. Oak Hills Parkway
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Everyone is invited to join Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center for their birthday bash – 25 years of connecting people to nature! Admission fees will be dropped for the day! Guests will get to participate in live animal encounters, crafts, games, and birthday cake – while it lasts!
Date: May 21
Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Location: BREC at Highland Road and Zachary Community Park
Celebrate the 12th anniversary of Kids to Parks Day with BREC, an annual day of outdoor exploration at local, state, and national parks and public lands across the country! On May 21, join BREC at Highland Road or Zachary Community Park from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. where all of the old games we know will be turned into something new! This event is free for all ages!
More info and full schedule: brec.org
Date: May 20 – 22
Time: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Location: St. Tammany Parish Fairgrounds
1304 N Columbia St, Covington, LA 70433
The St. Tammany Hamburger Festival takes place on Friday, May 20 – 22, 2022 at the St. Tammany Parish Fairgrounds, situated in the heart of its beautiful and rich culture. St. Tammany Hamburger Festival will draw people from all over the south and beyond! In fact, you really won’t want to miss this year’s festival. It will feature the First Annual Burger Eating Competition!! On top of that, you can expect over 30 hamburger stands, 2 stages of non-stop musical entertainment, numerous contests, children’s activities, local art, and handmade crafts, and lots of other fun too!
Date: May 22
Time: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Location: Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden
1 Collins Diboll Circle
New Orleans , LA 70124
Kids and grown-ups are invited to enjoy a day of family-friendly outdoor activities and art-making inspired by the Mississippi River, and its ties to New Orleans.
- Eco-Futurisms art-making activity with Alaina Comeaux
- Mapping Together art-making activity
- Pop-up workshops on the history of the land with Grow Dat Youth Farm
- 11:30 am and 1:30 pm: Garden Walk with the Water Collaborative
- 1 pm: Performance by the Youth Empowerment Project Drumline
- Food available for purchase outside the Besthoff Sculpture Garden.
Admission and programming are free for families. Pre-registration is encouraged.
Learn more and register: https://my.noma.org/2626/2758
Date: May 21 & May 22
Time: Sat. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sun 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: George R Carr Memorial Airfield
401 Walker St., Bogalusa, LA 70427
General Admission- $5 for 1 day
$7 for 2 days
Children 12 and under free!