With summer break just around the corner, now is the time to start planning for fun outdoor excursions and enjoying the bounty of locally grown goodness our Louisiana climate offers. One such event is Baton Rouge Garden Fest at the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at the Burden Center on Essen at I-10. The Botanic Gardens are the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
Baton Rouge Garden Fest
Garden Fest is a family-friendly festival in the middle of Baton Rouge, enjoy an early morning of omelets provided by the Louisiana Egg Commission, fresh Bloody Mary samples by Mason’s Grill, fun hayrides for kids and adults alike, educational programs, Bayou Goulas petting zoo, Touch-A-Tractor and it’s summer so… water slides! There will be vegetable tastings, plant advice, and answers to your burning plant questions. Geaux Cuban, Kona Ice, and City Gelato vendors will be present for lunch, snacks, and a refreshing dessert!
Tickets are $5 for ages 4 and up and free for ages 3 and below, we hope to see you there! Please bring your swimsuits and beach towels for a mini-vacation right here in the heart of Baton Rouge!
WHEN: Saturday, June 16, 2018 – 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
WHERE: LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens, 4560 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge, LA 70809
TICKETS: Admission is at the door for $5 per person and free for children ages 3 and under.