BATON ROUGE, La. (THE LOUISIANA WEEKEND) - Carnival season is full of merriment, revelry, parties, and overall celebration. Mardi Gras in Baton Rouge is slightly different than in other parts of the state. Baton Rouge offers lots of family friendly experiences through parades and festivals. We spoke with Laura Cating from Visit Baton Rouge who shared how Baton Rouge is preparing for Mardi Gras. The city is expecting large crowds at Mardi Gras festivities. Hotels are expected to be at eighty percent capacity. There are eight parades in the city of Baton Rouge. Here is our full list of Mardi Gras events.
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