January 5, 2024
Important Inauguration Information
Due to poor weather on Monday, January 8, we are moving the Inauguration Ceremony to Sunday January 7 at 4:30 PM.
Date & Venues
The inaugural ceremony will take place on Sunday, January 7th at 4:30PM on the steps of the Louisiana State Capitol. The Official Inaugural Ball will be held on, Monday, January 8th at the Raising Cane’s River Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Street closures will occur ONLY for the inaugural ceremony located at the capitol. Those streets include:
- North 4th Street (From North Street to Spanish Town Road)
- Spanish Town Road (From North 3rd Street to North 5th Street)
Inaugural Ceremony Street Closures, Parking & Additional Information
4200+ Free, first come first serve, Parking Spots for the Inaugural Ceremony will be available in Capitol District area and along North Street at the Parking Garages listed below:
Galvez Parking Garage: 504 North Street Baton Rouge, LA 70802
LaSalle Parking Garage: 521 Third Street Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Welcome Center Parking Garage: 101 North Street Baton Rouge, LA 70802 (Press/Media Parking Available)
Please Note: That those with disabilities are encouraged to park at the Welcome Center as transportation to ceremony will be provided.
Insurance Garage is not open to the public and patrons without a parking pass will be cited or towed at owners expense.
Department of Transportation & Development has marked each public parking facility listed above.
Additional For Purchase Parking can be sought from the City of Baton at the following locations downtown Baton Rouge:
111 Laurel Street 149 St. Ferdinand Street 208 Fourth Street
245 Convention Street 350 Convention Street 521 Laurel Street
201 Laurel Street 748 Main Street 300 N. Fourth Street