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The Downtown Business Association is famous for Live After Five, but that’s not all we do! We hold free member events throughout the year, plus even more free public events series such as Movies After 5. We’ll keep your calendar full if you join us in supporting our local economy!

Upcoming Events

DBA Member Event

LASM: Iridescence Exhibit

Where: Louisiana Art & Science Museum

When: Saturday, July 17, 2021 - July 31, 2022, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Free Admission – 1st Sunday of Every Month | Wednesdays – Sundays through July 31, 2022

Humans live in a world of color. Color is all around us – red, blue, yellow, and everything in between. But what about those special colors that…

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July 17!

DBA Member Event

LSU Museum of Art: The Boneyard

Where: LSU Museum of Art

When: Thursday, November 11, 2021 - February 13, 2022, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Free Admission – 1st Sunday of Every Month | Tuesdays – Sundays through February 13, 2022
The Boneyard: The Ceramics Teaching Collection presents the energy and legacy of ceramics demonstrations through bisqueware. The ever-growing…

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November 11!

DBA Member Event

Festival of Lights

Where: North Boulevard Town Square

When: Friday, December 03, 2021, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Baton Rouge’s oldest holiday tradition is transforming the winter sky into a wonderland. The Mayor will light North Boulevard with half a million sparkling lights. Experience the magic beneath the 25-foot Christmas tree in North Boulevard Town Square. Enjoy free ice skating and play in six tons of real snow at the Snow Village. Presented by the…

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December 03!

DBA Member Event

Cortana Kawanis Christmas Parade

Where: Downtown Baton Rouge

When: Saturday, December 11, 2021, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The Parade is a celebration and a great way to connect with the community. The parade is open to everyone. Typically the parade includes about 80 entries. These entries are a mix of marching bands, celebrities, dance troupes, non-profit organizations, and local businesses in seasonal themes.

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December 11!