The best view anywhere in the Baton Rouge area for 4th. of July fireworks on the Mississippi River. Held July 4th in downtown Port Allen at the Riverfront on the Mississippi River Levee. The fun starts anually at 4:00 pm and ends at 10:30 pm. Free to the public and includes face painting, magicians, clowns and space walks for the children. Beverage & food vendors line the levee for all to enjoy. Live entertainment with several local bands allow the crowds plenty of dance music to enjoy before and after the spectacular fireworks show on the river. Click on file below for more information.
September 14 & 15, 2013
GOOD OLD DAYS ?
Put on your poodle skirts, bell bottom pants, white t-shirts and sneakers!
THINK YOU HAVE THE BEST BBQ !!!
New this year will be a BBQ Shrimp Contest on Friday night, only $10 entry fee and chance to win up to $500. Contact Kathy at the CVB for more information!
On Saturday cooks from all over the South compete for top Barbeque honors at this IBCA State Championship BBQ. Teams compete for $6600 in prize money, awards, trophies and certificates. BBQ plates are sold by the Dream Day foundation to benefit St. Jude Children's Hospital. BBQ entry fee is $150.00 (4 categories) with a chance of winning as much as $2000.00. Cash prizes up to 8th place in each category. Want to be a judge and eat some great BBQ at the same time. Contact the WBRCVB to volunteer. Click on BBQ Entry form for more information or to participate.
On Sunday come and enjoy great 50's, 60's & 70's music, hula hoop, jitterbug and twist contests. Lil Bayou Band on stage from noon till 2:30 pm then Na Na Sha will be performing from 3-6 pm. Antique car show and Poker Fun Run round out this two day event. This fun event is held on the grounds of the West Baton Rouge Tourist Information & Conference Center.
Enjoy music all day both days. Come and spend the weekend with us and enjoy great food, great fun and great music. The fun starts at noon and ends at 6:00 p.m. each day.
To enter the BBQ Cook-Off or the Shrimp Cook-Off simply complete entry form below. Also for more information on festival click on flyer below.
BBQ Cook-Off Entry Form
November 10, 2013 at 1:30 pm Jefferson Ave in Downtown Port Allen
This parade honors all veterans past and present for their service.
Held every year the Sunday before Veterans Day in November. Citizens, businesses and organizations pay tribute to all sevicemen and woman for their dedication to this nation. All veterans can participate on the floats free of charge. Come out and join the crowds and show your support for these brave men and women. There is a special presentation at the end of the parade held at the West Baton Rouge Court House Veterans Memorial wall.
To enter a float click on entry form below....or simply just attend and show your veterans how much you appreciate their service.
2013 Veteran's Parade Entry Form