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Celebrate Easter in Baton Rouge with these events

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Published: Apr. 15, 2022 at 4:53 AM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - With Easter just days away, there are several family-friendly events happening around the Capital City for everyone to enjoy. Take a look at some of those events below.

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EASTER PUP PARADE

On Sat., April 16, beginning at 11 a.m., there will be an Easter Pup Parade located at 6865 Magnolia Beach Road in Denham Springs. You’re encouraged to dress up your fur baby and join in on the fun. The parade is apart of a bigger event called Frog’s Easter Market put on by Frog’s Farmer Market. From 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., there will be lots to do including an Easter egg hunt, bounce house, face painting, a DJ, petting zoo and a Farmer’s Market with over 115 vendors.

The Easter Pup Parade is happening at 11 a.m. Sat., April 16.
The Easter Pup Parade is happening at 11 a.m. Sat., April 16.(Elise Holden)
The Frog's Easter Market will take place Sat., April 16 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.
The Frog's Easter Market will take place Sat., April 16 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.(Elise Holden)

EASTER IN THE PARK GOSPEL FEST

On Sat., April 16 from noon until 3 p.m., the Easter In the Park Gospel Fest will take place at 4200 Gus Young Avenue. There will be live gospel music, an Easter basket giveaway and more. You are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets.

Organizers say there will be live gospel music, an Easter basket giveaway and much more.
Organizers say there will be live gospel music, an Easter basket giveaway and much more.(Rep. C. Denise Marcell District Office)

DISTRICT 10 COMMUNITY EASTER FESTIVITIES

On Sat., April 16 from noon until 5 p.m., there will be an Easter celebration located at Expressway Park. The address is 935 S. 11th St.

CENTRAL POLICE DEPARTMENT EASTER BASKET GIVEAWAY

On Sat., April 16, starting at 1 p.m., the Easter Bunny will be at the Central Police Department to hand out Easter baskets. This is a drive-thru event. The address is 13505 Hooper Road, Baton Rouge, La. 70818.

ANNUAL INTERDENOMINATIONAL EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE

On Sun., April 17 beginning at 7 a.m., the Annual Interdenominational Sunrise Service at Hemingbough Saint Francisville will take place. The service will be held at Hemingbough’s outdoor amphitheater. Coffee and juice will be served after the service.

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL EASTER MEAL

On Sun., April 17 from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul will serve a special Easter sit down meal to those in need. The St. Vincent De Paul dining room is located at 220 St. Vincent de Paul Place. Easter Baskets will be distributed to guests 12 years old and younger. Children must be present to receive a basket.

ASCENSION PARISH FAIR

Through Sun., April 17, you can have a good time at the Ascension Parish Fair. The fair will be held at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center located at 9039 S. Landry Ave. in Gonzales, La. There will be live music, carnival rides, food, and free pictures with the Easter Bunny on Sunday. Click here for more information.

Stop by the Ascension Parish Fair through Sunday, April 17 at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center.
Stop by the Ascension Parish Fair through Sunday, April 17 at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center.(Picasa | Facebook)

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