BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Visit Baton Rouge is encouraging people to try local retailers and visit the downtown area on Thursday during the inaugural Holiday Shop Hop. More than 30 vendors will set up mobile pop-up booths at a number of locations around downtown Baton Rouge for an entire day of shopping opportunities.
"This is really a way to highlight our local retailers and businesses while at the same time, attracting more people to a growing downtown Baton Rouge," said Karen Alford, Vice President of Visit Baton Rouge.
CATS Trolley service will accommodate the event, which is a collaborative effort between Visit Baton Rouge, Downtown Development District, Downtown Business Association and Destination Downtown.
The Holiday Shop Hop is happening from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. at a number of locations around downtown Baton Rouge.