The State Fair of Louisiana kicks off Thursday and will run through November 8 in Shreveport.

The State Fair will run through November 8th and will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.  Hours will be 10am to 10pm. On Friday andSaturday the Fair will close at 11pm.
Here are some of the events you can look forward to during Week #1:
  • Thursday, October 22nd is Opening Day.  Gates open at 10am. Parking and admission are free from 10am until 3pm on weekdays. It’s also Dollar Day. Beginning at 3pm, admission is $1.00, parking is $1.00 and carnival rides are $1.00 each from noon – 10pm.
  • Concerts scheduled on the main stage this week are:
    • On Thursday night, October 22nd, Caravan will perform at 6:30pm and 8:00pm.
    • Friday night, October 23rd, The Hill Country Gentlemen will perform at 6:30pm and Black Water Bride will perform at 8:30pm.
    • On Saturday, October 24th, Lainey Wilson performs at 7:00pm andFrank Foster at 8:30pm.
  • State Fair of Louisiana Pro Rodeo will be on Friday and Saturday nights at 7 PM (Presented by Good Neighbor Chevy Dealers).  The State Fair of Louisiana Pro Rodeo Stock Contractor is Frontier Rodeo Company, which is owned by Jerry Nelson.  Our Rodeo clown this year is award winning Rockin’ Robbie Hodges.  Friday is “Tough Enough to Wear Pink Night” (a portion of proceeds will be donated to Susan G. Komen For the Cure Northwest Louisiana). Discounted tickets can be purchased online or at Ranchland of Shreveport, Topp's Western World, Cavender's Western Outfitters (Shreveport and Bossier), Paul's Farm & Garden and Greenwood Feed & Hardware.
  • Sunday, October 25th is International Day at the State Fair. There will be plenty of foods from around the world, live music, dancers, a car show and more.
And yes, Dollar Days are back:
 Dollar Thursdays - Thurs, Oct. 22 / Thurs, Oct. 29 / Thurs, Nov. 5
           *$1 Parking, $1 Gate Admission, $1 Carnival Rides
1/2 Price Wednesdays - Wed, Oct. 28 & Wed, Nov. 4
            - P.O.P. (Pay One Price) - $20
              *Includes Gate Admission + an armband to ride unlimited Crabtree Amusements carnival rides!
            - Gate Admission - $5
            - Carnival Armband - $15

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