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Sunday, April 19th
North Boulevard Town Square
12 Noon – 6 p.m.
Education Activities & Children's Activities, 12 Noon – 5 p.m.
Entertainment, 12 Noon – 6 p.m.
Education Exhibits and Children's Activities End at 5 p.m.
NO pets by City Ordinance. N0 Ice Chests!
There is something for EVERYONE at Louisiana Earth Day! Education and Entertainmen, downtown along North Boulevard from the Old State Capitol to the Old Governor's Mansion! Come early for the children's activities.
Louisiana Earth Day will celebrate its 25th anniversary on April 19th in downtown Baton Rouge. The festival features hands-on educational activities for all ages from noon until 5 p.m., and live entertainment on several stages from 12 Noon til 6 p.m. Earth Day fosters both individual and corporate environmental awareness and action through creative exhibits and activities produced by over 400 volunteers. Regional music and food remind us to enjoy and celebrate the unique culture and beauty of our state. The theme for this year's festival, "Celebrate & Educate," encourages both individual and corporate environmental awareness and conservation. Creative exhibits and activities produced by over 400 volunteers inspire and educate festival-goers on how best to protect our environment at home and at work. Regional musicand food provide a chance for all ages to celebrate the unique culture of our state.
Our new exhibits, Plant and Seed Swap, Alternative Fuel Vehicles, Youth Bike Safety Simulation, and Earth Market will join Earth for Children, Wetlands Tent, Earth Walk, and Recycle Fair to offer a wealth of opportunities to learn how we can work together to build a sustainable environment!
"The Louisiana Earth Day Festival is one of the largest environmental festivals in the country, and is focused on our state's love of Louisiana and the need to preserve our beautiful environment for future generations," said Mayor-President Melvin L. "Kip" Holden. "Baton Rouge is pleased to welcome families from across the state to our city to learn more about the importance of citizen environmental stewardship."
Geno Delafose and French Rockin' Boogie and Marcia Ball headline our music entertainment.
Louisiana Earth Day, Inc., a 501(c)3 organization, is produced by a community coalition of hundreds of volunteers that include numerous sponsors and organizations representing government, business and industry, educators, and not-for-profit groups. For more details of the festival visit www.earthdaybr.org »
|12 Noon – 1:30 p.m.||Colin Lake, Courtesy of Arts Council's Sunday in the Park »|
|2 p.m. – 3 p.m.||Marcia Ball|
|4 p.m. – 6 p.m.||Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie|
|12 Noon – 2 p.m.||Fine Arts Bellydancers of Baton Rouge|
|2 p.m. – 3 p.m.||Les Bons Sons|
|3 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.||Tiger Tenors|
|3:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.||Flamenco! The Dance Center and School of Performing Arts|
|4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.||Aloha Leilani Polynesian Dancers|
|12:15 p.m.||Chinese Dancers by Yang Guang|
|1 p.m.||East Baton Rouge Talented Music Students and Jazz Combo|
|2:30 p.m.||Martial Arts Demonstration: Professional Karate Schools of America|
|3:15 p.m.||Tipitina's Interns|