As our Sweet Baton Rouge Insiders do every month, we’ve compiled the inside scoop on What To Do, Where To Go, Where To Eat, and how to Don’t Stop Just Geaux in February! 


What To Do 

From Mardi Gras parades to self-love workshops and everything in between, there’s something for all in our Sweet Baton Rouge community this month!

Paint Your Own Pottery Workshop @ White Star Market – Grab your girlfriends get ready to create your own personalized jewelry dishes at White Star Market on February 12! Choose from 2 different dish styles, a variety of colors and several different fonts to customize with your name or initials.

Brunch for the Soul – An immersive experience on February 16 to encourage women to love themselves fiercely and show them the importance of self-love on their mental health.

Krewe of Southdowns Mardi Gras ParadeThe 33rd Krewe of Southdowns Parade, “Southdowns Returns to the Roaring Twenties”, rolls at 7PM, rain or shine, Friday, February 21st in the Southdowns Neighborhood in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Spanish Town Mardi Gras Parade – Everybody’s favorite Pink Parade rolls in downtown Baton Rouge on Saturday, February 22! Get Carnival chic in style with one of our Spanishtown inspired tees! 

Where To Go 

Looking for new ideas this Valentine’s Day? Whether it’s date night or ladies night out, we’ve rounded up some unique options for all to enjoy! 

MMM February Market – Love is in the air! …Or at least the anxiety of finding the perfect gift for your honey. Stay in your sweetie’s good graces, and grab some food and drink while you’re at it and join us on February 8!

Speed Dating @ White Star Market – Speed Dating is back on February 12 and just in time for Valentine’s Day!  Are you single and want to have fun, laugh, and meet new people? Why not grab a ticket?

Valentine’s Day Floral Workshop @ White Star Market – Grab a friend and join Bubbles + Blooms Botanical Bar in The Annex at White Star Market for an evening of seasonal flower arranging fun on Thursday, February 13. 

Valentine’s Day Goat Yoga – Join us for a special Valentine event on Saturday, February 15!  Expect to spend the morning stretching, relaxing and snuggling sweet goats.


What To Eat 

Have y’all seen our King Cake Calories Don’t Count challenge?! As we do every year, we’re featuring the best of the best king cake inspired dishes around our Sweet Baton Rouge! Be sure to tag us in any of your photos by using #kingcakechallenge

The Ambrosia Bakery – So many King Cake flavors, gelato, and doberge cake… Oh, my!! The Ambrosia Bakery is sure to have something for all the king cake lovers in your circle! 

Counterspace BR – Head on over to Counterspace BR on Perkins to tempt your tastebuds with a King Cake Pop Tart! They’ll be serving these cinnamon cream cheese filled treats up until Ash Wednesday. 

District Donuts – Whether you prefer a breakfast treat or a full-sized king cake, District Donuts has you covered! Try one of their King Cake flavored donuts paired with a Vietnamese iced coffee!

Brew Ha-Ha – Your one stop shop for all your king cake dietary needs! Grab a hot, iced or frozen king cake latte and curb your cravings with on of their king cake flavored cake balls. Did we mention you can even get some gluten free ones?!

Bistro Byronz – King. Cake. Bread. Pudding. Need we say more?! This makes the perfect addition to any after work happy hour or dessert after dinner! 

Looking to pick up a delicious carnival treat for your next office meeting or get together?! We recommend trying all the ones around town including Rouses, Calandros, Alexander’s Highland Market, and more!


Don’t Stop Just Geaux 

Whether you’re looking for a local class to try or would rather work out at home, we have you covered on ways to Don’t Stop Just Geaux all month long! 

Mardi Gras Mambo 10K & 15K – Mark your calendars for February 8 to join over 2,500 runners to celebrate Mardi Gras Baton Rouge style! Whether you are running the One Mile Fun Run, 10k or 15k, the whole family can celebrate Carnival Season with the Mardi Gras Mambo.

Valentines Day Couples Yoga – Looking to relax with your significant other? Head over to Grace Yoga on Highland for couples yoga this Valentines Day! 

Great Rover Road Run – Grab your furry friends and getting ready to run to promote health and wellness with the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine on February 29!

FREE community workouts this month:

  • Wellness Wednesday @ Electric Depot on 2/5 
  • Yoga on the Lawn @ Tin Roof every Wednesday 
  • Mid City Run Club Group Runs @ Mid City every Thursday 

Enjoy February in Sweet Baton Rouge!

We hope you have a great time exploring all that our Sweet Baton Rouge has to offer this month! Be sure to tag us in all your photos with #SweetBatonRouge!