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11th Baton Rouge Mardi Gras – Baton Rouge, LA

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11th Baton Rouge Mardi Gras – Baton Rouge, LA

11th Baton Rouge Mardi Gras – Baton Rouge, LA

02/10/24 10:00 AM - 02/10/24 07:00 PM

Henry Turner Jr’s Listening Room Museum Foundation presents: 11th Baton Rouge Mardi Gras Festival
Saturday February 10, 2024; 10AM–7PM @ Baton Rouge Town Square, 222 North Blvd, B. R., 70801

VENDORS – This celebration features one stage and takes place before, during and after the Spanish Town Parade – Baton Rouge’s largest Mardi Gras Parade. The Parade route ends one block from the Festival’s location. Parade crowd estimates range between 250,000 & 300,000 people. The last Festival (2023), had 9,000 people during the day. I have known Producer, Henry Turner since the 80’s. His band was featured annually on the Bob Marley Festival Tour and he had a well-deserved reputation as the most business savvy musician on the Tour.

The 11th Baton Rouge Mardi Gras Festival will take place Sat, Feb. 10, 2023 from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM at North Boulevard Town Square (222 North Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70801). This Festival showcases live music and features: a Vendor Village, art exhibits, and a Louisiana-inspired Food Court. The event is family-friendly and FREE TO THE PUBLIC.

Headlining is one of Louisiana’s favorite bands, Henry Turner Jr. & Flavor The Festival features blues, soul, R&B, reggae, gospel, jazz, rock, spoken word and comedy. Other artists slated to appear to date are the Listening Room All-Stars including Kelton ‘Nspire Harper, Princess Teha, Ervin “Maestro” Foster, Kevin White and comedian Eddie “Cool” Deemer. Visit for exact performance times and additional acts.

Continuous Screenings of the documentary feature film narrated by Henry Turner Jr. -: “We’re Going Down to the Mardi Gras at River Center Library on Sat. located across the street from the main stage.

Sponsors of the 11th Baton Rouge Mardi Gras to date include Visit Baton Rouge, Blue Runner, Cutting Edge Music Conference and the Downtown Development District.

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If you are filling out the application online you MUST read the vendor rules and agree to the guidelines. Load in information is posted on this page as well.
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To print the application and return it:
Click to download PDF Application: This must be completed and submitted along with your payment.