Looking for some 4th of July festivities? Here’s a guide to what’s happening

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BATON ROUGE, LA (BRPROUD) — Not sure where to celebrate the Fourth of July this year? BRProud has a guide to what’s happening in the area and where to get the best view for fireworks shows.

Friday, JULY 2

New Roads July 4th Festival Celebration

New Roads will be hosting a star-spangled event that kicks off a three-day event that starts on Friday, July 2. The theme of the festival is “Quarantining in America.” The free festival will celebrate Independence Day with a parade, fireworks and live performances.

  • Time: 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Theme: Quarantining in America
  • Location: Downtown New Roads
  • Entertainment: DJ Robbo, The Michael Foster Project, Waterslides, Fireworks

Saturday, JULY 3

49th Annual Kenilworth Independence Day Parade

The Kenilworth Civic Association is proud to announce the return of the annual Kenilworth Independence Day Parade. Information for the 49th annual event can be found below and in the attached PDF.

  • Saturday, July 3 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Route begins and ends at Kenilworth Science & Technology School on Boone Drive
  • Theme – America: Forever Resilient
  • Grand Marshal – Matt Moscona, host of After Further Review on 1045 ESPN
  • Resident of the Year – Baton Rouge Fire Department at the local Menlo Drive Station
  • For more information, visit http://kenilworthneighborhood.com/parade.html

New Roads July 4th Festival Celebration

  • Time: 2 p.m.
  • Theme: Quarantining in America
  • Location: Downtown New Roads
  • Entertainment: DJ Robbo, Waterslides, Tyree Neal

Sunday, JULY 4

Independence Day JAM at Red Stick Social

Celebrate the Fourth of July with music, food and cold drinks at Red Stick Social’s family-friendly event. There’s also a costume contest with prizes for the “Most Patriotic Costume.” Doors open at noon and music kicks off at 6 p.m.

  • Time: 6 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
  • Criteria: All ages
  • Tickets: $20
  • Location: Red Stick Social
  • Entertainment: The Quickening, Where Y’acht

Get tickets here.

New Roads July 4th Festival Celebration

  • Time: 12 p.m.
  • Theme: Quarantining in America
  • Location: Downtown New Roads
  • Entertainment: DJ Robbo, Waterslides, Boat Parade

Hometown Celebration

This family-friendly Iberville Parish July 4th event features fireworks, food, crafts and a patriotic boat parade.

  • Time: 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Criteria: All ages
  • Location: Community Center and Pavilion at 57845 Foundry Street

For more information, contact the Plaquemine Main Street Program at 225-687-3116.

Red White & Brunch – 4th of July Drag Brunch

Tickets include entry, games, all-you-can-eat brunch buffet, performances, and a meet and greet with entertainment.

  • Time: 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Tickets: $30
  • Location: Splash Nightclub
  • Entertainment: London Manchester, Roxie C. Black, Sasha Black & Starr Alexander

For tickets, click here.

USS KIDD Veterans Museum

The USS KIDD Veterans Museum kicks off the celebration at noon featuring music, kid-friendly activities, food, art vendors and more.

For even more fun, join the Patriots and Pirates event by purchasing a VIP ticket. The ticket includes access to the museum starting at 5 p.m. and at 8 p.m. you can gain access to the USS KIDD for the best view during the fireworks show.

  • Time: 12 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Criteria: All ages
  • Tickets: $50
  • Location: USS KIDD
  • Entertainment: Will Wesley, Marine Forces Reserve Band from Belle Chase

For VIP tickets, click here.

L’Auberge Fourth of July Extravaganza

L’Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge is excited to announce the return of our Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza. Celebrate with fireworks and live entertainment:

The Rooftop Pool Viewing Party
Enjoy a view of the fireworks show from the top of the 12th floor at The Rooftop pool at L’Auberge. Guests can purchase access to The Rooftop for $20 at the door. GEAUX DJ will be performing from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. The fireworks show starts at 9 p.m. Access to the Rooftop pool is based on availability.

  • Time: 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Criteria: 21+
  • Cover: $20
  • Location: The Rooftop
  • Entertainment: GEAUX DJ

Edge Bar Balcony Viewing Party
Edge and its balcony viewing area is free to the public, but all guests must be 21+ to enter. True Spin will perform on the Edge stage from 8 p.m. – Midnight. The fireworks show starts at 9 p.m. Access to the Edge balcony is based on availability.

  • Time: 8 p.m. – Midnight
  • Criteria: 21+
  • Cover: Free
  • Location: Edge Bar
  • Entertainment: True Spin

The Lawn Viewing Party
Family friendly viewing of the L’Auberge 4th of July fireworks show will occur on The Lawn adjacent to the Mississippi River levee. This viewing area is free to the public and all ages are welcome. There will be beer and non-alcoholic beverages available for purchase. The fireworks show will start at 9 p.m.

  • Time: 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Criteria: All ages
  • Cover: Free
  • Location: The Lawn

The Promenade Viewing Party
The Anteeks will be performing in the Promenade from 8 p.m. – Midnight. The area is free to the public and all ages are welcome Fireworks show will start at 9 p.m.

  • Time: 8 p.m. – Midnight
  • Criteria: All ages
  • Cover: Free
  • Location: The Promenade
  • Entertainment: The Anteeks

For more information on upcoming concerts, visit www.lbatonrouge.com, log on to Facebook at www.facebook.com/laubergebatonrouge, follow on Twitter @LAubergeBR or Instagram @LAubergeBR.

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