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Weekend Events!
What's happening Downtown this weekend?
Check out our Weekend Events list to keep tabs on what's hot downtown each week! For more info, visit our site at the link below!

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#MovieNightBR at Town Square
On tomorrow night, the DDD, Arts Council, and 225 Magazine will bring the 2nd installment of downtown's own outdoor movie night, #movienightBR (Halloween Edition)! We'll have music from 6PM-7PM, and a screening of Hocus Pocus will begin at 7PM!

Wednesday, October 29th, 6PM
North Boulevard Town Square

Red Stick Revelry Celebrity Event
Please join Mayor-President Melvin "Kip" Holden for a Red Stick Revelry fireworks fundraising event this Wednesday at Stroube's Celebrity Waiter Event! Red Stick Revelry is Baton Rouge's Premier FREE New Year's Eve celebration that includes live music and a spectacular firework show leading up to the midnight countdown and the ball drop in North Boulevard Town Square.

Wednesday, October 29th, 6:30PM - 9:30PM
107 Third Street

Sunday in the Park with Seth Walker
Sunday in the Park is a series of FREE outdoor concerts held on the Town Lawn Stage of North Boulevard Town Square. Six concerts will be held on Sunday afternoons in October and November from 2PM to 5PM.

Sunday, November 2nd, 2PM - 5PM
North Boulevard Town Square

Rocky Horror Picture Show at Manship Theatre
Come down to the Manship Theatre this Friday and Saturday to catch a spectacular showing of the annual Rocky Picture Horror Show! Guests are encouraged to dress up in their favorite Rocky themed costumes as well as singing along!

Thursday, October 30th, 10PM
Friday, October 31st, 10PM
100 Lafayette Street

FHL Annual Gala
FHL needs help collecting its lost loot! Captains Pearce and Meredith Cinman have spotted vast "Treasures" on the horizon and will follow the clues to save them from the scoundrels at sea. The treasures are fading fast so join the crew before they set sail! Report with your map and complete the quest to preservation, or face a walk down the plank! Tickets are on sale now.

Wednesday, November 5th, 7:30PM
502 North Boulevard

Louisiana Book Festival at the State Museum & Capitol
The Louisiana Center for the Book in the State Library of Louisiana is proud to present the 11th edition of this free, world-class literary celebration - The Louisiana Book Festival. Come join the fun from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. downtown at the State Library of Louisiana, the State Capitol, the Capitol Park Museum and nearby locations.

Saturday, November 1st, 10AM
Fourth Street near the State Capitol

Halloween Parade
10/31 Consortium is excited to host the annual Halloween Parade on Saturday, November 1 in downtown Baton Rouge. The parade celebrates community, courage and creativity and is great for all ages! This year the theme is "Dia de los Muertos," or "Day of the Dead." With a very much alive parade featuring floats, costumes, sweet trats and more, the parade is sure to be a spook-tacular blast for the whole family!
The parade starts at 2PM near Pastime Restaurant.

Saturday, November 1st, 2PM
Corner of Government & St. Phillip

Free First Sunday
Free admission to the LSU Museum of Art, the Louisiana Art & Science Museum, and the USS Kidd make downtown Baton Rouge the place to be every first Sunday of the month. Also, the LASM features reduced admission to planetarium shows and exhibits. 1PM-5PM.

Sunday, November 2nd, 1PM - 5PM
USS Kidd

Fall Fitness Series
The YMCA's FREE Zumba class is offered to both members and non-members of the YMCA. All classes will be held at the Town Lawn in North Boulevard Town Square on Tuesday and Thursdays at 5PM. In the case of inclement weather, the classes will be moved inside the YMCA (521 Third St.).

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5PM
North Boulevard Town Square

Old State Capitol
Secretary of State Tom Schedler and Louisiana's Old State Capitol invite you to come pass a good time at a reception, book signing and author lecture for Southeast Louisiana Food: A Seasoned Tradition. With interviews and family recipes, authors Jeremy and Addie K. Martin will be on hand to present the history behind this enchanting culinary tradition. The event will take place on Thursday, November 6th from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and is free as well as open to the public.

Thursday, November 6th, 5:30PM
100 North Boulevard

Market 18th Anniversary Celebration
Join the market downtown at 5th and Main to celebrate 18 years of connecting farmers and shoppers in downtown Baton Rouge. The anniversary will take place during the regular Mainstreet Market hours between 8am and noon with the anniversary cake cutting at 9:30AM. Special guest chef Peter Sclafani of Ruffino's will prepare a seasonal fall recipe inside Main Street Market beginning at 10AM with sampling to follow. Blody Marys and mimosas will add to the celebratory fun. Kids activities will also include a cupcake walk.

Saturday, November 1st, 8AM
Corner of 5th and Main Streets

13th Gate & Necropolis 13
The 13th Gate is the Ultimate Haunted House! Journey through 13 very frightening themed indoor & (weather-permitting) outdoor areas where your worst nightmares come true and anything can happen. Necropolis 13 is unlike any haunted attraction ever created. Imagine walking through a haunted New Orleans-style Cemetery (meaning crumbling stone & mortar above ground crypts) in the dead of the night. Necropolis 13 is located next to the box office across the street from The 13th Gate.

October 30th/31st & November 1st
6:30PM - 11:30PM
832 St Phillip Street

For a full listing of upcoming events, visit our website.

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