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Parking, Traffic warning for Saturday events in Downtown Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Downtown Baton Rouge is expected to be busy Saturday with the Baton Rouge River Center hosting several events.

The Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey will have two shows at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Doors for each shows will open an hour beforehand for a pre-show.

The River Center is also hosting their second Dinner & Show, On The Border: The Ultimate Eagles Tribute. Doors open for the event at 6:30 p.m.

There will also be a private event hosted for about 1,000 people in the River Center's Exhibit Hall.  

With over 5,000 people anticipated to attend Saturday's events, traffic and parking advisories have been released. 

Officials suggest using alternative routes into the downtown area including Convention St., Florida Blvd., Highland Road and River Road.

There are several parking lots and garages within walking distance of the River Center:

  • River Center East & West Garages (Located at the corner of St. Louis and Government St.)
  • Belle of Baton Rouge Mayflower Street Parking Garage (Located on Mayflower St.)
  • Belle of Baton Rouge River Road Parking Garage (Located on River Road)
  • 3rd  Street Garage (Located at the corner of 3rd St. and Convention)
  • Lipsey Parking Lot (Located at the corner of St. Philip and South Blvd.)

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