North Boulevard Town Square
The 5th Annual Baton Rouge Mardi Gras Festival is fun for the whole family. The free event features multiple bands, a Vendor's Village, visual artists and festival food favorites and 'Taste of Louisiana' platters. Headliner is Henry Turner Jr. & Flavor. Past performers have included New Orleans' icons Al "Carnival Time" Johnson, Ernie Vincent and the Top Notes, and Carlo Ditta. Touring bands have included Ken Petersen, Spred the Dub and King Baby with local favorites Smokehouse Porter and Miss Mamie, Uncle Chess, Lee Tyme and D-Whit. Lawn seating so bring your chairs. VIP tickets with reserved seats and food available on the website.
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