With a revitalized downtown buzzing with live music, dozens of museums, and art galleries; some of the best libraries in America; and over 180 parks which offer free activities ranging from rock climbing to paddle boarding lessons, there’s always something going on in the Baton Rouge Area to keep your calendar full.
Check out a few events happening around the region this month:
October 5: Baton Rouge Arts Market-Main Street
Pick out the perfect decorations for the Fall at this monthly arts market in downtown Baton Rouge.
October 17-20: Hollydays
October 18-20: Harvest Festival
Enjoy carnival rides, games, live music and a beer garden for the adults at this year’s Harvest Festival in Pointe Coupee.
October 19: Great Pumpkin Celebration
October 19: 9th Annual Baton Rouge Halloween Parade
October 20: French Settlement Creole Festival
Celebrate Creole heritage in French Settlement at this all-day festival featuring a cornhole tournament and a mini-pot cookoff.
October 25: All Hallows Eve @ Audobon
October 26: Yellow Leaf Arts Festival
View artwork from over 55 different artists at this year’s Yellow Leaf Arts Festival in St. Francisville. There will be live music, activities for the kids, and a plethora of local goods. Looking for more events to fill your days? Check out BRAC’s Community Events Calendar for everything going on in the Capital Region.