Mayor welcomes Miss USA contestants to Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A picture posted via Twitter shows Mayor Kip Holden welcoming the Miss Universe Organization to Baton Rouge.

Visit Baton Rouge posted the tweet Thursday.

The 51 contestants of the Miss USA Pageant will be touring around the Red Stick.

They visited Nottoway Plantation House on Thursday.

The big night is Sunday, June 8. The event will be held at the Baton Rouge River Center.

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