10th Baton Rouge Mardi Gras Festival

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10:00 am - 7:00 pm

North Blvd Town Square

10th Baton Rouge Mardi Gras Festival
Sat, Feb. 18, 2023 -- 10AM to 7PM - 2022 Attendance: 10,000
Location: Baton Rouge Town Square, 200 North Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Also Produced by this team: 6th Baton Rouge Soul Food Festival, Sat. & Sun, May 20 – 21, 2023
& 6th Taste of the Deep South, Sat. & Sun, Nov. 5 - 6, 2022

NOTE TO VENDORS: This FREE Festival 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 this location. Parade crowd estimates range between 250,000 & 300,000 people. Last year we had about 9,000 people during the day at our event. I have known Producer, Henry Turner since the ’80s. 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.

(Baton Rouge, LA) The 9th Baton Rouge Mardi Gras Festival will take place Sat, Feb. 18, 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 Louisiana-inspired Food Court. The Festival is family-friendly and FREE TO THE PUBLIC. Lawn seating, so bring your chairs. For more information, including VIP packages with covered seating, food and drink tickets, please log on to www.batonrougemardigrasfestival.com or call 225-802-9681.

Headlining is one of Louisiana’s favorite bands, Henry Turner Jr. & Flavor. The Festival features blues, soul, R&B, reggae, gospel, jazz, pop, rock, spoken word, and comedy. co-hosts Whitney Vann and actress Michelle Torres. DJ is Teddy Johnson of Teddy’s Juke Joint. Performances from the Listening Room All-Stars are Larry “LZ” Dillon, Pastor Leon Hitchens, poet Sir AP, comedian Eddie “Cool” Deemer, Kelton ‘Nspire Harper, and the Inspiration Band, Owen Scott, and Xavie Shorts. Returning to the festivals are Robert “The Juice” Lenoir from Mississippi, Oski Foundation from Miami, SmokeHouse Porter and Miss Mamie with the Gutbucket Blues Band, and Larry Warren’s jazz band Infiniti. New to the festival this year is Soul Revival from the North Shore. Henry Turner Jr. & Flavor will be joined by the Wild Tchoupitoulas Indians featuring Big Chief Roderick Sylvas and Big Queen Tonya Sylvas. (Lineup subject to change. Please visit the website for the exact schedule.) www.BatonRougeMardiGrasFestival.com.

Sponsors of the 9th Baton Rouge Mardi Gras to date include Visit Baton Rouge, The Mayor-President’s Office of Baton Rouge, Blue Runner, Humana, Planned Parenthood, Cutting Edge Music Conference, NOLA Downtown Music & Arts Festival, and the Downtown Development District.

Video PSA for this festival: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jvPEezpYI6w&feature=youtu.be

THe Vendor Packet for the 10th Baton ROuge Mardi Gras Festival has no been posted. Please email don@ewmediagroup.com to be placed on a waiting list. It will be emailed to you as soon as it is approved.
The application will open on this page. NOTE that it is not a fillable application. It must e downloaded, filled out and emailed, or faxed (866-875-8960 - toll-free)

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