In Partnership with the Southern Weekend

Inaugural Soul Food Fest Heading to Downtown Baton Rouge

Get ready for food and fun along the Mississippi River!

Get ready for some down home Southern cooking, the Baton Rouge Soul Food Festival will be happening Saturday May 19th and Sunday May 20th at Riverfront Plaza.

It will be from 10:00am to 8:00pm on Saturday and Sunday 11:00am to 7:00pm. The family friendly event is free and open to the public and will also feature live music, a Vendor’s Village and a judged soul food cooking competition. Lawn seating so bring your chairs. VIP tickets however are also available for purchase and will include food, soft drinks and photo ops with the talent for a fee.

Food vendors for the festival have yet to be announced. However you can expect music from performers such as Henry Turner Jr. & Flavor, the ‘King and Queen of the Gut Bucket Blues’ SmokeHouse Porter and Miss Mamie, Uncle Chess and the Groove Band and more!

For more information about the event you can head to their website by clicking here.