Six square blocks straddled Calle Floridana — Florida Street — 200 years ago, when the sleepy Mississippi River outpost of Baton Rouge was incorporated as a Louisiana city that grew around a downtown now back on the rise... Read More.
The Red Stick turns 200 on Tuesday, and residents and businesses can join in the celebration with Wear Red Day to show their city pride...
Come out to celebrate Baton Rouge's 200th Birthday with the Downtown Business Association!
January 17, 2017 | North Boulevard Town Square | 11:00am-1:30pm | FREE to attend
11:00: Press conference
11:30: Live music from Nick Abraham Band
Downtown attractions will be setup in Town Square to talk with the public about their 2017 programming. Come out during your lunch hour to celebrate Baton Rouge's 200th Birthday and enjoy some live music!
DON'T FORGET TO WEAR YOUR RED!
View event on DBA's Facebook
Baton Rouge 200 partners, The Greater Baton Rouge Business Report, with the help of generous sponsors Exxon Mobil and J.P. Morgan Chase, have announced a 12-part series entitled “Celebrating 200 Years of Baton Rouge.” Throughout 2017, as Baton Rouge celebrates its 200th year of incorporation, you’ll find a new monthly feature inside every edition of Business Report--as well as its sister publications 225 and inRegister.
Read "Part 1: 1817 - 1870" Here
2017 kicks off a yearlong celebration of the Baton Rouge Bicentennial, marking 200 years since the city was incorporated...