Sugar Fest was voted one of the Top 20 events in the Southeast. It includes living history demonstrations, food and mule-driven grinding, music, a cake walk and other activies related to Sugar Plantation Life as it was years ago.
Visit the six historic sugar plantation structures including 1830's planter's big house, slave cabin, 1850's share croppers cabin, shotgun house and more. The Museum holds a 22 foot working model of a sugar mill and many interactive Louisiana history exhibits. You can even enter your sweet treat into the Sweets Contest! Download the form here.
Sugar Fest is free to the public and is held at the West Baton Rouge Museum the first Sunday in October. In 2019, that Sunday is October 6. Come out and enjoy the day in West Baton Rouge!