Baton Rouge has one of the fastest growing visual arts communities in Louisiana. Baton Rouge offers art museums and festivals that showcase multiple cultures all in one place. Not only is Baton Rouge a bastion for the arts, it is also very well known for large events that take place annually.
Baton Rouge is a great place to bring the family and get away for a few days. Some of the attractions that have been most popular in the past years have been the Shaw Center for the Arts, Brunner Gallery, LSU Museum of Art, Manship Theatre, Contemporary Art Gallery and many different travelling exhibits, and several eateries. The cultural arts districts in Baton Rouge attract a lot of attention; The most popular are the Mid-City Cultural District and the Perkins Road Arts District.
There are many events that take place in Baton Rouge: everything from very small local events to events that bring thousands in from across the World. The most popular event that occurs in Baton Rouge Louisiana is the annual Mardi Gras Parade that brings in more than seven hundred thousand people. Some other popular events that happen annually in Baton Rouge are the FestforAll, Earth Day Parade, St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Bayou Country Superfest, and the Red Stick International Animation Festival.
If you were to ask the locals what their favorite things are to do in this wonderful city are they would tell you a plethora of different things. Some the things include the Neo-Gothic Old Louisiana State Capitol, New State Capitol, Magnolia Mound Plantation House, Myrtles Plantation, Nottoway Plantation, and Louisiana State Museum. The Old Louisiana State Capitol Museum holds a treasure of information on State history and has many interactive exhibits for all ages.