Best of Baton Rouge Special Events For October

These are all of our special event suggestions for the month of October. Please be aware that they're not necessarily in the order that they occur but they're in the month of October. If we're missing something great you know about then please let us know. Looking for more? See our calendar of events.
Greater Baton Rouge State Fair
Yearly event with rides, live entertainment and fun for the whole family.
Taste of Baton Rouge
A wine and dine event showcasing Baton Rouge in a sophisticated atmosphere.
Live After Five
A weekly live music event put on in downtown Baton Rouge every Friday. Great way to start a weekend.
Louisiana Oktoberfest
A great festival celebrating the German festival right outside of Baton Rouge
LSU Football and Tailgating
The best event that happens in Baton Rouge.
Carlotta Street Halloween Block Party
I think the name says it all. You must see this crazy event if possible. Costumes, booze and fun. Adults only!
13th Gate Haunted House
Huge yearly entertainment in downtown.
The Baton Rouge Zoo
Fun with animals for the whole family. Boo at the Zoo for Halloween. Educational and fun programs always.
Sorrento Lions Club Boucherie Festival
For over 30 years now enjoy great food, cooking contests, live bands and a parade. Held every October in Sorrento.
Sunday In The Park
Seasonal Fall & Spring music event on Sundays from noon until 3pm in Downtown Baton Rouge!
Harvest Days at LSU Rural Life Museum
Held every October this event celebrates the fall and harvest days of Louisiana in the nineteenth century.
10/31 Consortium
A non profit organization that's working to put on an annual Halloween parade in Baton Rouge
Germanfest in Roberts Cove
A celebration of German culture. Of course this means beer and German style food which means I'm totally in. 2 days in October.
Yelp!BR is a nonprofit animal welfare organization that is committed to ending euthanasia of healthy and treatable companion animals. Basically they're big time dog lovers.
Mockler Beverage Oktoberfest Run
Annual 5k and fun run held by the Budweiser people and the Manda Meats people. Sausage, beers and running! My dream.
Cajun Country Corn Maze
A yearly fall fun event for the whole family. Great for halloween since they haunt the maze.
LSU Athletics BOOzar
Held annually this is a trick or treating event hosted by the LSU student athletes at the Fieldhouse.
Month By Month