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North Gate FEST 2015 Coming Soon!

Please join us for the 10th annual North Gate Fest music and art festival on October 23, 2015. The event will take place on W. Chimes St. from 4:00 to 11:00 PM.

This popular festival features great local music, delicious food from neighborhood restaurants, and wonderful artwork from area artists. Celebrate the history and culture of one of Baton Rouge’s oldest and most unique neighborhoods, right at the North Gates of LSU.

A donation will be made from the proceeds of the festival this year to WHYR, 96.9 FM, a non-profit, community radio station here in Baton Rouge. Help us support this great radio station.

Music this year will be provided by bands from the Baton Rouge Music Studios, Ship of Fools, The Easy, and Captain Green. We will have delicious food served by Louie's Café, The Chimes, Barcadia, and State Bar. Emily Annabelle Koro and nineteen other local artists will display and sell their artwork. Chris, our balloon twister, will be back this year, and we will have many other special features.

Please keep our generous sponsors in mind. They offer their time and put up their money to make this festival happen because they love the North Gates neighborhood and recognize the importance of bringing everyone together to celebrate our special community. The North Gate Fest could not happen without them. Our sponsors are The Chimes, Varsity Theatre, Louie's Café, Raising Canes, Tiger Manor Apartments, Barcadia, Mahony's, Abita Beer, KLSU, Highland Coffees, Newk's, and State Bar.


Featured Merchant:

You work all day, pay bills, eat salads and do all that other grown-up stuff; your “fun” shouldn’t be limited to trendy bars with long lines, dress codes and drinks you can’t pronounce.

Inner child, meet BARCADIA: ’50’s pin-up girls on the walls, The Cure playing in the background, LIFE-SIZE JENGA on the patio, and an entire wall of ‘80s ARCADE GAMES for a quarter. Oh wait…SKEEBALL machines, 5′ tall CONNECT FOUR, AIR HOCKEY, POP-A-SHOT, aaaaaand lest we forget …A Multitude of CRAFT BEERS on tap.

Our waitstaff is as friendly as pecan-pie, and check out our face-melting, award winning Curbside gourmet burgers, along with tasty apps, salad and sandwiches. Only thing missing is a nap-time towel … because you may not want to leave this place.


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