Perkins Rowe Announces 3rd Wild Day at the Rowe

BATON ROUGE, LA – Join Friends of the Baton Rouge Zoo for the 3rd Wild Day at the Rowe event on Saturday, March 23 from 10:00 am until 1:00 pm at Perkins Rowe.

This family-friendly event will include ambassador animals from the Baton Rouge Zoo, live music from DJ Bob, children’s activities, face painting, corn hole games and more! There will also be an interactive music performance by Bloco Jacare from 11:00 – 11:30am.

“What could be more fantastic that bringing our animal ambassadors & wild animal facts to one of Baton Rouge’s most family-friendly settings. The Zoo is for everyone and every age. We are looking forward to bringing that excitement & education to the community with another amazing day at the Rowe,” said Phil Frost, Zoo Director.

Throughout the event, attendees can learn more about the ambassador animals and take photos with them in the Great Hall, the covered area in front of Cinemark. NOTE: This is not a petting zoo.

“We love seeing the community come together in mass to attend this growing and evolving event,” stated Erinn Sala, Marketing Manager. “Perkins Rowe is committed to enhancing our local community, and we value our collaboration with Friends of the Baton Rouge Zoo.”

A Zoo representative will also host live presentations with a different ambassador animal at the following times. Depending on weather, these animals could include, but are not limited to: Tenrec, Speckled King Snake, Screech Owl, Bearded Dragon, Legless Lizard, Box Turtle, American Alligators, Ball Pythons, Leopard Gecko and more.

  • 10:00 – 10:15 am
  • 10:45 – 11:00 am
  • 11:30 – 11:45 am
  • 12:15 – 12:45 pm

Perkins Rowe is located on the corner of Perkins Road and Bluebonnet Boulevard in Baton Rouge, La. This event is free and open to the public.

For more information on the event, please connect with us on Facebook or visit our website.


About Perkins Rowe

Baton Rouge’s premier mixed-use destination, Perkins Rowe blends shopping, dining, entertainment, office, residential and grocery in a pedestrian-friendly environment that appeals to both regional tourists and local residents. Perkins Rowe features 375,000 square feet of retail space, including anchors Barnes & Noble, Cinemark, CVS, The Fresh Market and LA Fitness; 135,000 square feet of office space; and more than 306 multi-family units. For more information, visit or connect with us on Facebook and Instagram.

About BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo is a place where people connect with animals, including tigers, giraffes, rhinos and alligators. The world-class Realm of the Tiger, Flamingo Cove, Giants of the Islands, Safari Playground, L’aquarium de Louisiane, and KidsZoo exhibits offer fun and education for all ages.