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Visit Baton Rouge

Visit Baton Rouge

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About Visit Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge is the capital of Louisiana, better known as Sportsman’s Paradise, and home to both Louisiana State University and Southern University sports teams. With numerous facilities that can accommodate sports ranging from baseball and soccer to waterskiing and golf, the Red Stick takes sports and recreation to the next level. In addition to professional venues, Baton Rouge offers several recreational options through various parks including skating, biking, boating, and kayaking, to name a few.

We're ready for you to come play in Baton Rouge!

Since 2020, Baton Rouge has hosted over 180 sporting events bringing in 107,700 attendees that generate an estimated economic impact of over $111,000,000 to the capital city region.

Things to do in Visit Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge, Louisiana is a haven for sports enthusiasts with a range of activities to enjoy. Catch the LSU Tigers in action at Tiger Stadium, a college football experience like no other. Explore the LSU Sports Museum to delve into the rich athletic history of the university. If you're up for some active fun, head to the local golf courses, engage in pick-up games at BREC sports facilities, or join a sports league for soccer, softball, or more. The Baton Rouge River Center hosts various sporting events, and don't forget to take advantage of the city's outdoor opportunities, such as kayaking, canoeing, and fishing in the beautiful Louisiana landscapes. Sports lovers will find their passion well-served in Baton Rouge.

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Situated conveniently along interstates 10 and 12, Baton Rouge offers a range of travel options that are easily accessible. If you're arriving by plane, our airport ensures ease with frequent flights via American, United, and Delta to and from five major hubs: Atlanta (ATL), Charlotte (CLT), Dallas-Ft. Worth (DFW), Houston Intercontinental (IAH), and Washington DC (DCA). Within the city, seamless transportation is at your fingertips, ranging from the Capital Area Transit System (downtown) to convenient services like Uber and Lyft, as well as bike rentals for a more active exploration option.

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Visit Baton Rouge is here to help make your event go as smoothly as possible and that your participants have an enjoyable stay in our community. We are here to assist in connecting with venues, hotels, experiences and financial based on qualifying factors. Reach out and let us know how we can help you with your next event.

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