October 22, 2009

Autumn has arrived in North Louisiana - The State Fair of Louisiana opens today

Autumn ushers in crisp cool weather. It is the time of year that beckons you outside. It's the time of year to grab your family, friends and neighbors and head on out to the State Fair of Louisiana. Once there you will hear children shrieking with pleasure, smell the aroma of corn dogs, sausage rolls and funnel cakes, and see the flashing lights of the carnival rides. It is the time of year meant for having fun and making memories.

This year the State Fair of Louisiana will run from October 22-November 8 at the Fairgrounds in Shreveport, Louisiana. There are plenty of things for everyone to enjoy form food, carnival rides, exhibits, concerts, livestock shows and more.

Make memories that will last a lifetime at the Louisiana State Fair in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Gate admission is $8.00; Pay-one-price is $28.00; Parking is $5.00. The hours are Wednesday-Thursday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m.-11 p.m. ; Sunday from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. and closed on Monday and Tuesday.
Opening Day Special - Dollar Day
Official Opening Day: Thursday, Oct. 22
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.: Free Parking & Admission
3:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.: $1 Parking/Admission/Rides*
Even Many Food Items will be sold for $1!
Sponsored by:
Kilpatrick Rose-Neath
* Opening Day $1 Special applies to Bill Lowery Carnival rides only.
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Wednesday, Thursday and Friday the Fair will open at 10:00 AM but there will be no charge for parking or gate admission until 3:00 PM. Armbands to ride unlimited Lowery Carnival rides are $10 from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM. Special $10 armbands are not accepted at rides after 3:00 PM. Join us for lunch Wednesday-Friday and see what the Fair has to offer.
Sponsored by: KTBS 3
Hispanic Heritage Day
Sunday, November 8
We invite our Hispanic community to celebrate at the State Fair
Great Hispanic Music and Food
Sponsored by: Nicky's and Invasora 92.1 FM
State Fair Entertainment
October 23, Doors: 6:30 PM, State Fair PRCA Championship Rodeo
October 24, Doors: 6:30 PM, State Fair PRCA Championship Rodeo
October 25, 5:00 PM, Gran Jaripeo Baile Gran Jaripeo Baile
October 31, 7:30 PM, Doors: 6:00 PM, State Fair Championship Demolition Derby & Monster Truck Exhibition
November 7, 12:00 Noon, State Fair of Louisiana Baton and Dance Line Competition
November 8, All Day, State Fair of Louisiana State Cheerleading Championship hosted by Spirit Celebration
Musical Entertainment
October 22, 6:00, 7:00, 8:00, 3 Chord Truth
October 23, 6:00, 7:00, 8:00, LA Outlaws
October 24, 11:00 - 5:00 P.M., 11th Annual Gospel Music Celebration
October 24, 7:00 PM and 9:00 PM, Wayne Toups & Zydecajun

October 25, 3:30 PM, Dixie Tradition
October 25, 6:00 PM, James Otto
October 28, 6:00, 7:00, 8:00, Blues Express
October 29, 6:00, 7:00, 8:00, Anxious

October 30, 8:30 PM, Randy Rogers Band
October 31, 12:00 noon - 5:00 PM, 2008 Gospel Mega Fest
October 31, 8:00 PM, Cowboy Mouth
November 1, 2:00, Hand II Heart Puppet Show
November 1, 6:00, Bar-Kays

November 4, 7:00, 8:30, Windstorm & Their Tribute To Michael Jackson
November 5, 6:00, 7:00, 8:00, Homemade Jam
November 6, 7:00 PM and 9:00 PM, The Ultimate Eagles Experience - 7 Bridges Band
November 7, 12:00 Noon Bayou State Arm Wrestling Championship
November 7, 7:00, 9:00, John Conlee
November 8, 2:00 PM, Hispanic Heritage Day

Source of times and events From the website of The State Fair of Louisiana
For more information on detailed events and specials visit The State Fair of Louisiana Website.