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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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Downtown Welcomes Spotter's!
The DDD welcomes its newest business Spotter's, a fitness-focused quick service restaurant. Their new downtown location opened earlier this week at 521 Third Street, Suite B, next to the YMCA. The Third Street location is the first in Baton Rouge and fourth overall for the business, which also has locations in Addis, Denham Springs and Hammond.

Monday - Friday, 6:30AM - 8PM
Saturday, 8AM - 6PM
Sunday, 10AM - 6PM
521 Third St., Suite B

Ice Skating on the River at River Center
The Baton Rouge River Center presents Ice Skating on the River. This holiday tradition will kick off the season on Friday, December 19, 2014 with a FREE opening night session sponsored by WAFB. For one night only, the Coca-Cola Santa Truck will be at the Baton Rouge River Center, spreading the joy of the season.

December 19th through January 4th
275 South River Road

Save the Date: Red Stick Revelry
Please save the date for downtown's New Year's Eve celebration, Red Stick Revelry. This 2nd Annual celebration will feature local favorite David St. Romain who will perform at 6:30PM on Dec. 31 at the Crest Stage. He will be followed by a return performance by the band Phat Hat from 9PM to midnight as the Red Stick drops from the Town Square Media Beacon!

Wednesday, December 31st, 6:30PM - Midnight
North Boulevard Town Square

The Downtown New Year's Eve Experience
Take advantage of the full Downtown Baton Rouge experience on New Year's Eve. Start at one of our great dining establishments, but be sure to make dinner reservations in advance. Afterwards, have a drink at one of the many bars and lounges before working your way down to the Red Stick Revelry event. Complete the night with a room at one of our welcoming hotels, so driving home won't be something to worry about! Links to restaurants, hotels and bars below.

Wednesday, December 31st
Restaurant Listing
Merchant Listing

Christmas Services in Downtown Baton Rouge
Enjoy a special Christmas Service at one of our beautiful downtown churches. A link for all downtown churches is provided below.

Wednesday, December 25th

Kids Lab: Fun w/ Chemistry at LASM
Can you create a rainbow by only adding water? Is black ink really just made of black dye? Grab some markers and filter paper to explore the magic behind a colorful chemical process. Each participant will also receive a cool backpack with surprises inside!

Saturday, December 27th, 10:15AM/12PM/2PM
Sunday, December 28th, 1:30PM & 3PM
100 River Road South

Before I Disappear at Manship Theatre
A troubled young man and his straight-laced niece embark on a thrilling odyssey through New York City in this heartrending drama based on an Oscar-winning short. As his life hits rock bottom, 20-something Richie decides to end it all, only to have his half-hearted suicide attempt interrupted by an urgent request from his sister to babysit her precocious daughter. So begins a madcap tour of Manhattan after dark, as uncle and niece find unexpected bonds in the unlikeliest of places.

Friday, December 26th, 2PM & 7PM
100 Lafayette Street

The Babadook at Manship Theatre
A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her. A thrilling horror story not meant for the feint of heart!

Friday, December 26th, 10PM
Saturday, December 27th, 6PM
100 Lafayette Street

Saturday at the Market
Our Saturday Farmers Market is in downtown Baton Rouge and is a producer only market. Once a week, local and seasonal produce, baked goods, and farm raised meat and eggs can be purchased downtown. The market is a fun shopping event for all ages, featuring not only local foods but quality handcrafts and live music.

Every Saturday, 8AM - 12PM
Corner of Fifth and Main Streets

Classic Christmas Celebration at the USS Kidd
Join the USS Kidd Museum this holiday season for a free screening of some Classic Christmas Movies in the Museum Theatre. Family favorites such as: "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer," "Frosty the Snowman" and "Santa Claus is Comin' to Town" will be screened daily. Movie entrance is FREE with your paid admission to the museum.

December 9th - January 5th
305 S. River Road

Roux House Party! w/ Felix Felicis
Come down to the Roux House on Saturday 27th to watch a great performance by Felix Felicis!

Saturday, December 27th, 9PM
143 Third Street

Red Star Xmas Party
Come celebrate Christmas with one of the best live venues in Downtown Baton Rouge brought to you by Red Star!

Thursday, December 25th, 9PM - 2AM
222 Laurel Street

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

247 Florida St.  |  Baton Rouge, LA 70801  |  (225) 389-5520 Office (225) 389-5523 Fax  |  8:00 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F

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