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promises to be an exciting time for all those that visit South Louisiana.
Spring Time is Festival Time
in West Baton Rouge and surrounding South Louisiana Parishes.
The West Baton Rouge Convention & Visitors Bureau staff are busy at work, preparing for all of our exciting years events,
Put on your Purple, Green and Gold
and get ready for Mardi Gras is West Baton Rouge. Our parades offer a family friendly good time. Parades in Port Allen and Addis our held on consecutive weekends February 3rd for Addis and February 10th for the Port Allen, Krewe of Good Friends. Pack a picnic lunch, grab a blanket or chair and come join us for a good time. Check out www.visitbatonrouge.com
for their parade schedules and enjoy all the Mardi Gras festivities in and around our area just minutes from all the West Baton Rouge hotels.
West Baton Rouge is designated as the Kite Capital of Louisiana. WHY?
Because we hold the only Kite Festival in the state of Louisiana. This festival was named the Festival of the Year, 2011 and is in its ninth year of wowing thousands of families each year.
Kite Fest Louisiane`, will be held April, 6 & 7, noon till 6:00 p.m. both days. Special flying teams from Texas and the Northeast will perform using two and four line kites. Enjoy flying your own kite, make a kite, design a kite or just bring a lawn chair and enjoy the great weather and watch kites of all sizes, colors and shapes in the air. Enjoy great southern style food, fun and enjoy.
While here, visit our award winning West Baton Rouge Museum, take a tour of the Port Allen Locks, view the Mighty Mississippi up close and personnal, attend a drag race or just relax on the grounds of the many beautiful plantation homes on the Mississippi River Road Scenic Byways Trail.
Check out our events page for more details on the happenings in our area or go to www.louisianatravel.com
for details on the entire state.
LEAST I FORGET, BAYOU COUNTRY FEST!!!.
West Baton Rouge is the perfect location if you are A COUNTRY WESTERN FAN. Our location and affordable accommodations are perfect for the weekend getaway May 25 & 26, 2013. Check out our accommodations page for information on all the area hotels. We are located just 10 minutes from the LSU Stadium. Lady Antebellum, Zac Brown Band, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Darius Rucker, the Band Perry, Thompson Square, Rodney Atkins, Love and Theft ,Frankie Ballard all appearing.
If you are a visiting Louisiana for the first time or a return visitor, stop in at the
West Baton Rouge Tourist Information Center located on I-10 at Exit #151.
Let us help you plan your day, your week or just a fun filled few hours.
Mention that you have a personal invitation from me and get a special surprise gift from
West Baton Rouge.
I look forward to seeing you soon.
Thanks for visiting our web-site and have a great 2013.