Things To Do In Baton Rouge

Sesame Street Live “Let’s Dance!" at Baton Rouge River Center Arena on March 20–22 (Up to 46% Off)

Sesame Street Live: Let's Dance!

Baton Rouge River Center Arena

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Fuzzy friends including Elmo, Cookie Monster, Abby Cadabby, and Ernie lead an interactive dance party with energetic tunes

$26.10 $14

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$90 for $150 Worth of Cooking Classes — Chef Celeste's Louisiana Treasures

Chef Celeste's Louisiana Treasures

Baton Rouge

From the merchant: Hone your knife skills while preparing a gourmet meal with Chef Celeste.

$150 $90

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$35 for 10 Yoga Classes or One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Yoga Vibe ($110 Value)

Yoga Vibe

Highlands/Perkins

Trained instructors strengthen both mind and body as they lead students through Vinyasa flow classes

$110 $35

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$89 for 30 Minutes of Ground School and a 60-Minute Flight Lesson at Baton Rouge Flight Instruction ($190 Value)

Baton Rouge Flight Instruction

Baton Rouge

FAA-certified instructors give fledgling pilots a taste of flying during ground school and and an hourlong flight

$190 $89

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Interactive Haunted House Admission for One, Two, or Four from America Is Haunted (Up to 51% Off)

America Is Haunted

Airline/Jefferson

Come face to face with creatures ranging from eerie to gruesome

$35 $18

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Pinch-Bowl Party for Up to Six, or BYOB Painting Party for Two or Four at Artistico Express (Up to 55% Off)

Artistico Express

Baton Rouge

Kids and adults paint tiles and pinch bowls with colorful paints, stamps, and sponges before pieces are sent to the kiln to be fired

$110 $49

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at American Fight Club Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (Up to 83% Off). Four Options Available.

American Fight Club Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Shenandoah

Instructors draw on competitive experience to teach introductory and all-level combat sessions in body position, leverage, and submission

$170 $29

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10 Personal-Training Sessions from Wells Fitnes Baton Rouge (70% Off)

Wells Fitness Br

Greenwell Springs/Central

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$400 $120

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BYOB Wine-Glass Etching Class for One, Two, or Four at Create Studios (Up to 54% Off)

Create Studios

Highlands/Perkins

Using provided materials, customers create their own stencils and etch take-home wine glasses during a hands-on BYOB class

$35 $18

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5 or 10 Fitness Recess Group-Training Sessions with One Personal-Training Session at Sandbox Training (80% Off)

Sandbox Training

Highlands/Perkins

Fitness Recess group training increases metabolisms, burns fat, and builds lean muscle; personal training allows for one-on-one attention

$175 $35

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$41 for Five BarreAmped Classes at Purely e barre + pilates ($92.50 Value)

Purely e barre + pilates

Baton Rouge

Boutique women's fitness studio offers daily Pilates-barre fusion classes that use isolated movements to tone lean muscle and burn calories

$92.50 $45

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$69 for Ballroom-Dance Lesson Package for One or Two People at TC Dance Club International (Up to $360 Value)

TC Dance Club International

Mid City South

Certified teachers instruct learners in classic dance styles, including foxtrot, salsa & West Coast swing

$360 $69

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Krav Maga and Personal Training at Baton Rouge Krav Maga (Up to 90% Off). Three Options Available.

Baton Rouge Krav Maga

Baton Rouge

Learn the hand-to-hand combat techniques of krav maga in self-defense-focused classes; personal trainers help clients reach fitness goals

$45 $11

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$27 for $78 Worth of Personal Training — Familyfit Athletics

Familyfit Athletics

Baton Rouge

From the merchant: Two 30-minute, one-on-one sessions with a personal trainer for adults or kids ages 10 and up

$78 $27

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Four or Eight Weeks of Unlimited Boot-Camp Classes at Journey Fitness (Up to 67% Off)

Journey Fitness

Baton Rouge

A dedicated instructor helps clients reach their personal fitness goals through high-intensity boot-camp classes

$120 $45

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Five PLAYOGA Classes for Little Kids or Five Yoga Classes for Adults at Agame Yoga & Meditation (Up to 67% Off)

Agame Yoga & Meditation

Mid City South

Children and parents learn and laugh together during PLAYOGA; variety of adult yoga classes improve flexibility, circulation, and strength

$60 $21

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Established in 1977 by the late Phil Cohagan, one of Louisiana's diving pioneers, Seven Seas' legacy lives on through National Association of Underwater Instructors trainer Nancy Cohagan and her two children. Nancy leads a team of experienced, NAUI-certified instructors who train students to NAUI standards through intensive in-water classes. They introduce scuba theory and beginner technique during a basic certification program, which includes sessions in an onsite classroom and a custom-built, heated pool, as well as five dives in local waters. To help students build on these skills, instructors also lead advanced diving courses on topics such as search and recovery, nonpenetration wreck diving, and underwater photography, as well as certification programs for nitrox and rescue divers.

In Seven Seas' dive shop, staff members help customers navigate racks of gear for sale or rental. They offer basic student packages that contain all the pieces needed for class, as well as individual wetsuits, masks, gauges, and accessories from brands such as PADI, NAUI, O'Neill, and ScubaPro. The shop's staff can also repair broken or worn equipment, and proofread messages in bottles before they're tossed out to sea.

8350 One Calais Ave
Baton Rouge,
LA
US

In the world of golf, few acronyms are held in the same regard as TPC. Comprising 32 PGA-level venues, the Tournament Players Club network stretches from coast to coast, hosting high-profile pro and senior tour events throughout the year with TPC Sawgrass even serving as the headquarters for the PGA itself. As the Big Easy's contribution to the lineup and a member of the faction that happen to be open to the public, TPC Louisiana does not disappoint. Pete Dye's 2004 design choreographs cypress and oak trees, five ponds, and more than 100 bunkers over 250 acres of the Mississippi River delta. As the permanent home of the PGA Tour’s annual Zurich Classic, the course is, of course, exceptionally long from the back tees––7,400 yards––but furnishes four additional sets of tees to make things easier on amateurs who refuse to cork their drivers.

As with all TPC venues, golf is but a part of the experience. Inside the 24,000 square-foot clubhouse, The TPC Grill couples southern hospitality with an ambiance of relaxed elegance, while luxury lockers provide a place for players to stash their Bourbon Street beads before teeing up on the course.

940 O'Neal Lane
Baton Rouge,
LA
US

With the clatter of bowling pins, the pings and buzzes of skee-ball, and the cries of victory from the laser-tag arena, the freewheeling return to youth that Quarters grants its grownup visitors is palpable. The 40,000-square-foot facility lets the good times roll as late as 2 a.m. on Friday and Saturday evenings, offering a dose of after-hours entertainment that makes ordinary bars and clubs pale in comparison. Adding to the adult appeal is an on-site restaurant serving artisan bar snacks such as hand-battered onion rings and half-pound turkey burgers, topped off with classic and creative cocktails mixed with Bombay gin and Avion tequila.

Visitors indulge their competitive spirits within the multi-level laser tag arena, which pits two teams against each other in series of six-minute mock firefights. Teams navigate the maze of obstacles, ramps, and benevolent minotaurs, earning points by tagging opponents or ambushing one of the eight bases scattered throughout the arena. The plush couches that line Quarters' 10 bowling lanes also beckon competitors, as does a multi-table billiards room and an arcade packed with classic games such as Pac Man and air hockey.

4530 S Sherwood Forest Blvd
Baton Rouge,
LA
US

Beginning in 2001 as a small fitness operation in the basement of an office building, Pure Barre has since blossomed into a widely acclaimed, widely publicized approach to exercise with a nationwide following. Dancer, choreographer, and fitness buff Carrie Rezabek Dorr founded Pure Barre more than a decade ago in Birmingham, MI. Since then, Carrie has traveled around the country, hopping from gym to gym demonstrating the innovative program that draws techniques from ballet. Much like angering a witch with a penchant for frog spells, performing the Pure Barre technique can be a fast and effective way to transform your body. Motivating music slices through the 60-minute workouts, each of which utilizes a ballet barre and small isometric movements designed to burn fat and tone muscles.

3033 Old Forge Dr
Baton Rouge,
LA
US

Now in its second year, the Baton Rouge Halloween Parade benefits Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital, the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank, and the Big Buddy Program—whose children receive costumes collected during the 10/31 Consortium club's costume drive. These costumed children march in the parade each year, in keeping with the organization's efforts to preserve the practice of trick-or-treating.

The parade follows a surprise theme each year, and community individuals and Krewes, who drive and march along a downtown route, contribute and construct colorful floats. The 10/31 Consortium organizes this annual parade in an effort to nurture community creativity and inspire local youth.

P.O. Box 77583
Baton Rouge,
Louisiana
US

Throngs of excited runners crouch along the starting line, all dressed in pristine white T-shirts. As the Color in Motion 5K begins, the sea of bodies sets off along the course, where handfuls of purple-, blue-, and yellow-colored powder start flying in from the sidelines. The safe concoction of cornstarch and dye sprinkles onto faces, shirts, shorts, and skin, dressing runners in a technicolor haze. Teams or individuals make their way through the 5K course, and finish the race wearing a pallet of washable and biodegradable paint. Each race partners and benefits local charities, with racers running individually, in teams, or sponsored by their favorite Crayola color.

16072 Airline Highway
Baton Rouge,
LA
US