Whether for children or adults, the LSU AgCenter's Botanic Gardens at Burden offers fun events year round. From the playing outside to dining under the stars, and from planting trees to art competition, we try to offer all a great experience.

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Programs & Attractions

Education - we have it. Learn more about gardening through monthly lectures, habitat and nature through Trees and Trails and the Children's Garden, or self guide on your own through many of the gardens on site.

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Sign up for emails, become a member of the Friends, become a volunteer, or just read our Newsletters to find out more about us.

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Wine & Roses: A Remote Raffle Affair

September 14th – November 23, 2020  

Purchase raffle tickets here!

Friends of the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens invite you to Wine and Roses: A Remote Raffle Affair. We have added a special twist to our annual Wine and Roses fundraiser by incorporating a virtual raffle. 

The Friends of the Garden have designed 20 themed baskets. Each basket has 2 wine glasses, a bottle of wine and a bouquet of roses. In addition, each basket will include a variety of items to go with their theme, such as a Birding Basket,  a Louisiana Artists Basket, a Picnic at Burden Basket, and a Wellness Basket just to name a few.

Don’t miss this opportunity to sit back, sip some wine, and support the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens! 

Corn Maze

October 3 (Sold out), 10, 17, 24, and 31 and November 7 (New) | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Purchase tickets here!
Tickets this year must be purchased in advance for scheduled 2-hour time experiences.

This year’s theme is “Harvest Some Happiness”. 

The LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens Corn Maze is a family friendly day of fall fun with numerous farm related activities. Join the crazy mazy fun every Saturday in October. Corn Maze is Baton Rouge’s most aMAZEing event!

Due to COVID-19 and state mandate, masks must be worn at all areas where social distancing is not possible. 

Admission is $15 per person and free for children 3 and under. Friends of the Gardens family memberships receive 4 free admissions to 2 separate sessions.
Click here to join.