New Year’s Eve is one of the most popular holidays of the year when it’s time to celebrate new beginnings and conclude 2016 by attending a party or event in the city. Watching fireworks is one of the best ways to enjoy the holiday and watch a stunning light display in the sky in major cities throughout the U.S. For those who plan to spend the evening in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, there are a few important places to visit to watch different fireworks displays in the city.
Red Stick Revelry
Visit Town Square to view live entertainment from the Phat Hat from 9 p.m. to midnight where you can rock out and dance the night away at Crest Stage in Galvez Plaza. You can ring in the new year by seeing a spectacular fireworks display over the Mississippi River at a family-friendly event that welcomes both children and adults to have plenty of fun in a lively environment. Kids can enjoy crafts and hands-on activities that will be available before singing “Auld Lang Syne” with Mayor Kip Holden. Guests can see the Red Stick rise above Town Square where it’ll be mounted 60 feet in the air until the clock strikes 12.
Bethany World Prayer Center
The Bethany World Prayer Center will welcome families to celebrate New Year’s Eve at their south campus location where guests can stay warm near a 50-foot bonfire, take a hayride, and indulge in free gumbo that will be prepared by Chef John Folse. There will even be hot air balloon rides where visitors can get ariels views over the city throughout the evening. The event will conclude with a fireworks display with impressive pyrotechnics that will light up the sky and will make for a great start to 2017.
Classic Hits 103.3 New Year’s Eve Celebration
Attend the Classic Hits 103.3 New Year’s Eve Celebration where you can visit The Shaw Center for the Arts as DJs spin throughout the night and get the party started. You can spend a few hours on the dance floor before taking pictures in the photo booth with your friends and getting a few complimentary party favors. There will even be a champagne toast at midnight as guests toast to a new year. You’ll also get the chance to indulge in a gourmet buffet at one of the most lavish events of the year where different types of cuisine will be served. One of the highlights of the event will be the beautiful views of the city from the venue where fireworks will be seen in every direction.
If you don’t want to worry about finding parking or fighting the traffic on New Year’s Eve, consider using Riverside Limousines. Give us a call to take a ride in one of our luxurious and well-maintained vehicles for added convenience throughout the night. Our professionally trained chauffeurs will transport you to and from each location and will make your experience memorable on the holiday.