Saturday, February 18, 2023 -
10:00am to 7:00pm
The 10th Annual Baton Rouge Mardi Gras Festival is family friendly and free to the public. It features continuous live music of various genres, a Vendor’s Village and Food Court filled with festival food favorites for this annual celebration. Lawn seating, so bring your chairs. This year’s lineup to date features blues, soul, R&B, reggae, gospel, jazz, pop/rock, spoken word and comedy. Performers to date include Henry Turner, Jr. & Flavor, The Listening Room All-Stars including Kelton ‘Nspire Harper, Owen Scott, Ervin “Maestro Foster, Pastor Leon Hitchens, comedian Eddie “Cool” Deemer, along with Mardi Gras Indians and Dance Troupes. More acts will be announced closer to the date. VIP packages, with preferred seating are $50.00 and include 2 meal tickets for the ‘Taste of Louisiana’ VIP tent, 2 non-alcoholic drink tickets, a CD of “Now” by Henry Turner Jr. & Flavor and additional giveaways. Big Chief Packages are $100 and include 4 meal and drink tickets for two people, a CD of “Now” by Henry Turner Jr. & Flavor, covered seating, photo ops and additional giveaways.