List of 4th of July celebrations in and around the Baton Rouge area
Check below for a full list of Fourth of July events in Baton Rouge and its surrounding areas.
FIREWORKS ON THE MISSISSIPPI
WBRZ's Fireworks on the Mississippi sponsored by the USS Kidd, the Baton Rouge clinic, and Visit Baton Rouge is an evening-long event. If you can't make it to the river, WBRZ.com will stream the fireworks show HERE and the show will also be streamed live on the WBRZ Channel 2 Facebook page. The live stream will start shortly before 9 Tuesday evening.
FOURTH OF JULY SPECTACULAR
4 p.m. - 10 p.m.
USS Kidd Veterans Museum, 305 S. River Road, Baton Rouge
The USS KIDD’s 4th of July Spectacular will culminate with WBRZ’s Fireworks on the Mississippi display, sponsored by the USS KIDD. WBRZ’s fireworks show is the largest in the state and can be viewed all along the downtown Baton Rouge Mississippi levee or aboard the USS KIDD. Tickets to watch the show from the USS KIDD are $20 for all ages. VIP tickets are $30 for children ages 4-12, and $65 for adults.
RED STICK, WHITE & BLUE CELEBRATION
7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
LSU Museum of Art, 100 Lafayette St., Baton Rouge
Watch the downtown fireworks celebrating from the Shaw Center for the Arts' rooftop terrace. The festivities will include food from Capital City Grill and a live DJ. $50 for nonmembers, $40 for members, $30 for children ages 6-12, free for children 5 and under.
4 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Riverfront Levee, Downtown Port Allen. Court Street and River Road.
The event is free, featuring food, music and activities for the whole family, all leading up to the fireworks display over the Mississippi.
INDEPENDENCE DAY CONCERT
7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Louisiana Welcome Center: 900 N. 3rd Street
The Baton Rouge Concert band's free concert is open to the public.
WALKER FOURTH OF JULY
3 p.m. til dark
Sidney Hutchinson Park, 30500 Corbin Avenue
Another free, family-friendly event featuring food, activities and music.
LIVINGSTON FOURTH OF JULY
3 p.m. til dark
Circle Drive Park, Livingston
Festivities begin at 3 p.m. with food, rides and other entertainment. Fireworks display begins at dusk.
NEW IBERIA FOURTH OF JULY PARADE
2 p.m. to 5p.m.
Bouligny Plaza, New Iberia
Patriotic tunes accompany this parade featuring an honor guard ceremony.
FALSE RIVER 4TH OF JULY BOAT PARADE
Arrive no later than noon/12:30 for time to launch boat, park trailer
Water balloon fights are not uncommon.
Have enough life jackets for everyone on the boat.
Judging happens around 2:00 on the front deck of False River Paddle Club. Boaters get in a line and parade in front of the stand.
Music of Rewind, boat parade, free kids rides and more!
Mark A. "Tony" Gulotta Bayou Plaquemine Waterfront Park at 5 pm.
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