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The best Christmas light displays in Baton Rouge

The Holiday season always brings some beautiful light displays.

To get you in the holiday spirit, we’ve compiled a list of some spectacular light displays around the area. From walking displays to drive-by displays, we’ve got you covered! 

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BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo

Now – Dec. 30, 2020 

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo is back with its annual ZooLights. ZooLights will feature a mile-long trail of over 50 twinkling displays including traditional and animal-themed sculptures.

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Baton Rouge General

Now – Dec. 31, 2020 

Over 100,000 lights are shinning bright at Baton Rouge General this holiday season. This free event will run each night from 5:30 p.m. – 10 p.m., until Dec. 31. Free parking is also available on-site.  


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Downtown Festival of Lights

Now – The New Year 

The Downtown Festival of Lights hosted its annual event on Dec. 4, but the holiday lights are shinning into 2021. Head over to the North Boulevard Town Square where you can view the 35-foot Christmas Tree and other holiday decorations. Guests can even snap a socially distanced photo with the Christmas Tree. 


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Brookhollow Glen Subdivision

Baton Rouge’s Brookhollow Glen subdivison, located at 13514 Rendale Ave., has holiday lights expanding across five consecutive homes. Located right off Perkins Road, this light spectacle makes for the perfect drive-by event.

LSU Fight Song Christmas Lights

Baton Rouge’s Elliot Road is the place for LSU fans. This home’s light display is not only decked out in purple and gold, but it also plays the LSU Fight Song. The house is located at 8757 Elliot Road.