BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — A festival celebrating all things Baton Rouge kicks off its inaugural event Saturday.

Organizers for 225 Fest said the event celebrates Baton Rouge food, music and art. The festival sparked from #225Day, where residents used the hashtag on Feb. 25 to share what they’re proud of most in the community’s culture.

Here’s what you should know before going.

Where is the festival? Downtown Baton Rouge on North Fourth Street and Capitol Park Museum.

What time does it start? The festival will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25.

What activities will be available? According to the website, there will be:

  • Food trucks
  • Live performances
  • Art walks
  • Panel discussions
  • Activities for children

How much are festival tickets? It’s free to enter. Cash will be needed to shop from vendors and food trucks.

What items can be brought? Organizers said blankets and lawn chairs are allowed. But no tents, speakers, coolers, weapons, cigarettes or large amounts of alcohol are allowed.

Visit to RSVP or for more information.