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State Fair of Louisiana 2022

Dancing poodles, rodeo and other traditional entertainment


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The State Fair of Louisiana takes place for about two weeks in late October and early November in Shreveport, Louisiana. There is no better way to experience exciting competitions, midway games and see unique shows. The fair features the biggest livestock shows and the largest carnival in Lousiana. Thrill-seekers can try more than 60 rides and eat their favourite fair foods. Daily concerts, circus shows, and other entertainment attract hundreds of thousands of visitors.

The fairgrounds in Shreveport turn into one giant circus with dozens of fun activities and performances. The must-see list of the State Fair of Lousiana is promising. Don't miss poodles dancing at the daily Circus Hollywood Show. It also features trapeze, high-wire stunts, and more. The Hollywood Racing Pigs are a good old kind of entertainment that everyone enjoys watching. The State Fair of Louisiana State Cheerleading Championship is one of the most popular events of the fair. The LRCA Finals Rodeo gathers the best cowboys of the state, competing for over $140,000 in prizes. Double Hump Camel Show features Mongolian Bactrian camels that are available for a ride!

During its two weeks the fair features over 30 bands playing country, rock, R&B, and gospel — there are many national stars and local talent nearly every night of the fair. The best thing: most concerts and attractions are free after you pay advance admission of $8 or gate admission of $12.

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How much does the Louisiana State Fair cost?

Admission in advance is $8, general admission at the gate is $12. However, it is possible to skip the ticket cost by entering between 10 am and 3 pm Wednesday through Friday when the entrance is free. The unlimited access to Crabtree Amusement carnival rides costs $35.

How long is the Louisiana State Fair?

The State Fair of Louisiana lasts about two weeks. The fair is open from 10 am to 10 pm on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays. On Fridays and Saturdays, he hours will be from 10 am to 11 pm.

Where Louisiana State Fair is held at?

The Louisiana State Fair takes place at the State Fair Grounds in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Are the dogs allowed to the fair?

No pets allowed at the site. The exceptions are service animals.

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