Holiday Lights at Baton Rouge General

Now till December 31st

‘Tis the season to enjoy 10,000 lights, 3 tons of real snow, visits with Santa and more!

Baton Rouge General Hospital (BRG) invites families to visit, a light show and family event on BRG’s campus at the corner of Bluebonnet Boulevard and Picardy Avenue. Right now, the lawn in front of the hospital will be transformed into a twinkling, singing and musically synchronized lights display.

The holiday display features a 40-foot mega tree, eight singing trees, candy canes, snowmen and gingerbread people in addition to more than 10,000 lights. Every evening from now through December 31st, the lights will be synchronized with music on 94.7 FM.

Then, on Dec. 6th and 13th BRG will open the display for Family Night with free events that include:

  • Music from local choirs and bands
  • Hot chocolate and cookies
  • Photos with Santa
  • Three tons of real snow
  • Other treats and giveaways

The Thursday night events will begin at 6 p.m. and remain open until 8 p.m. Parking is available onsite and there is no cost for admission.

For more details, visit

Photo: CEO Edgardo Tenreiro said, “I may not be a professional man-lift operator…but I did stay at a Holiday Inn Express last night.”

About Baton Rouge General Medical Center
Baton Rouge General Medical Center is the area’s first community hospital with 588 licensed beds between two campuses. Baton Rouge General opened its doors in 1900, and has provided the Greater Baton Rouge community with high-quality healthcare for generations. An accredited teaching hospital since 1991, Baton Rouge General offers other medical education programs, including a School of Nursing, School of Radiologic Technology, Family Medicine Residency Program, Internal Medicine Residency Program, and Sports Medicine Fellowship Program. For more information, visit, find us on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter at @BRGeneral.