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What's The Move for Easter Weekend?

This week brings us closer to Easter! With a mix of family, friends, and fun here are 10 things happening in the capital city to celebrate the impending holiday! Bookmark our events page, if you haven’t already done so.

  1. Outdoor Way of The Cross
    • What: This Way of the Cross has a special character: it is a symbolic pilgrimage highlighting the suffering of Christ in the world today through the poor, abandoned, abused, ill, homeless and forgotten. It is an opportunity for people throughout the Baton Rouge area, no matter what their religion, to come together for a day of united prayer.  
    • Where: The procession begins at the St. Joseph Cathedral, travels a 14-station route throughout the State Capitol grounds (about a mile in length), returning to the steps of the Cathedral.
    • When: Good Friday, April 19, from 9 to 10:30 am 
  2. Louisiana Leadership Institute Easter Egg Hunt by The BRoad Innovative Marketing Firm
    • What: Join us for a family day of fun at the Louisiana Leadership Institute Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 20th!
    • Where: Louisiana Leadership Institute, 5763 Hooper Road Baton Rouge, LA 70811
    • When: Sat, April 20, 2019, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM 
    • More info: Click here to register
  3. Easter Brunch 2019
    • Where: Tallulah Crafted Food & Wine Bar, 7000 Bluebonnet Boulevard Baton Rouge, LA 70810
    • When: April 21, 2019
    • Time: 10:30am
  4. Easter Egg Hunt by United Believers Baptist Church Youth Directors
    • What: Enjoy food and games prior to searching for plastic eggs filled with candy and treats. This event is free and open to all community residents.
    • Where: 8837 Greenwell Springs Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70814
    • When:Saturday, April 20, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM CDT
  5. Sunshine Social Bunny Hop – Baton Rouge
    • What: Through a partnership with Families Helping Families of Greater Baton Rouge, BREC is able to offer themed, monthly socials for adults with cognitive and developmental disabilities and their friends and family. For this fun and festive event, pop on the rabbit ears or your favorite Easter attire! The event is for those ages 16+. The cost is $5 per person.
    • When: Thursday, Apr. 19, 6 to 9 p.m.
    • Where: Milton J. Womack Park, 6201 Florida Blvd.
  6. Easter Brunch Buffet
    • What: Chef John Folse and White Oak Plantation will celebrate the season with an eggs-traordinary Easter Sunday Brunch Buffet. Kids will have their own buffet as well as Easter egg hunts at 12:30 and 3 p.m., as well as a bunny petting zoo. Families are invited to stroll White Oak Plantation’s gardens and grounds to take family photos. Tickets are $59.95 each for adults and $19.95 each for children ages 6 to 12. For reservations, call 225-751-1882.
    • When: Sunday, Apr. 21, 11 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. 
    • Where: White Oak Plantation, 17660 George O’Neal Rd.
  7. “Pre-Easter Shootout,” presented by Patriots Basketball by Patriot Basketball
    • What:Boys and Girls Teams, come out to the “Pre-Easter Shootout,” sponsored by Patriot Basketball. This will be a Showcase style event, where teams are paired by our Tournament Directors to get the best games possible. We are going to bring some of the best Boys and Girls Basketball that this region has to offer !! Help us to bring forth our mission to do so!!!!
    • When: Fri, Apr 19, 2019, 8:00 AM –Sat, Apr 20, 2019, 8:00 PM CDT
    • Location: Lee Magnet High School 1105 Lee Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70808
  8. Easter Sunday Brunch
    • Where:102 France Street Baton Rouge, LA 70802-Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel
    • When: April 21, 2019,  7:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  9. Easter Bunny Pictures at Center Court
    • What: Get egg-cited, someone special is hopping into town! Take photos and meet the Easter Bunny! Make memories to cherish forever with this great family tradition.Don’t miss out on your chance to meet the Easter Bunny—reserve your place today to secure a spot and skip the line!
    • Where: Mall of Louisiana, Center Court  
    • When: Friday & Saturday (4/19 & 4/20)
      • Hours: 10 AM to 9 PM
  10. Red Stick Farmers Market
    • What: Red Stick Farmers is an open-air, producer-only market, which ensures that all produce sold at the market is grown locally by each farmer.  Choose from over 50 member farmers with a variety of locally grown products including fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, seafood, artisan breads, homemade pies, honey, milk and cheese, native plants, herbs, and specialty food items. It’ll be a great addition to your homemade recipes for the weekend. 
    • When: Saturday, April 20 8:00 AM
    • Where: 500 Main Street, Baton Rouge, LA
    • More info: Cash, credit, debit and Louisiana Purchase cards are accepted at all locations of the Red Stick Farmers Market. Red Stick Farmers Market has a no pet policy.


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