Perkins Rowe Announces Spring Wild Day at the Rowe

BATON ROUGE, LA (March 11, 2024) – Wild Day at the Rowe with the Baton Rouge Zoo returns this spring on Saturday, April 27 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, children’s activities, face painting, games and more!

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.

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; 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.