Flag Day Parade, Celebration This Sunday

BATON ROUGE, La. (THE LOUISIANA WEEKEND) - Flag Day is June 14, 2023.   There is a weeklong celebration beginning Sunday, June 11, 2023 at 4:00pm in downtown Baton Rouge.  Louisiana State Senator Regina Barrow is presenting “Celebrating Our Freedom and Our Flag,” on Sunday beginning with a parade starting on North 6th Street, ending the USS Kidd with a program, live music, and food at the Downtown Riverfront plaza.

Retired Col. Joey Strickland, secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, will be the Grand Marshal of the parade.  Live music will be performed by Baton Rouge-based band Phat Hat. This celebration is free and open to the public.