West Baton Rouge is 'On the River, On the Way' to fun and adventure in Southeast Louisiana. The smallest parish in the state with big surprises in store for its visitors.
Experience our history at the award-winning West Baton Rouge Museum touting six historic Sugar Plantation structures dating from c.1830 to c.1945. See a model of a working 1904 sugar mill once housed at the World's Fair. Learn the story of sugar cane from Field to Factory before you take a drive on the great scenic Mississippi River Road to see the majestic oaks and numerous plantation homes.
Festivals, Food and Fun are on tap at our four major events of the year. Kite Fest Louisiane, the only Kite Festival in the state of Louisiana, is held in April. The Oldies But Goodies Fest and BCA Championship BBQ Contest are held in mid September. Sugar Fest in October and the Reflections of the Season Light display during the month of December.
Take the I-10 Exit #151 and visit MOBY, the 13'4", 760 lb alligator at our Tourist Information Center. We can help you find accommodations and create a plan for your great adventure in Southeast Louisiana.