You may know about our hotels in New Orleans, the iconic Royal Sonesta New Orleans and the all-suite Sonesta ES Suites New Orleans, but did you know that you can now #StaySonesta in Baton Rouge?

Sonesta ES Suites Baton Rouge University at Southgate is your Baton Rouge home-away-from-home, and while the Mardi Gras focus is often on New Orleans, we thought we would share a couple of happenings from the Capital City.

Parades may be cancelled this Mardi Gras season, but the vibrant celebrations continue in the form of decorated homes and yards. Through February 16, Mid City Mardi Gras hosts Yardi Gras. Glitter, streamers, and decorations galore adorn homes-turned-floats, while spectators can safely follow the route on a map created by Mid City Mardi Gras. Everyone is encouraged to view Yardi Gras from their cars, bikes, or from a safe distance on foot, and the Maskarade theme is in place to encourage mask wearing while celebrating.

You can also celebrate by indulging in Baton Rouge’s favorite King Cakes. Even if you aren’t in Louisiana, Gambino’s Bakery has your King Cake needs covered. Order online and enjoy the taste of Mardi Gras wherever you are.

The next time you plan to visit the Baton Rouge area, be sure to check out rates and availability at Sonesta ES Suites Baton Rouge.

Experience Mardi Gras virtually by following along with Royal Sonesta New Orleans’s favorite events online.