How much does it cost to go to the fair?
Gate admission is $5 for anyone 48 inches tall and over. Anyone who rides the rides must have either individual coupons or a ride wristband. Wristbands may be purchased on the midway for $25.00. Ride coupons are $1.00 each. The number of coupons needed varies from ride to ride. Purchase of a wristband allows you unlimited rides.
Can I buy discount tickets to the fair?
You can save $10 by purchasing a discount ticket that includes gate admission and a ride wristband. This can be purchased for $20 from Walgreen's Drug Store or by pressing the "Buy Tickets Now" button at the top of the page on our website beginning a few weeks before the fair opens. Other promotions may be announced.
Who puts on the fair and where do the proceeds go?
The Greater Baton Rouge State Fair is run by an all-volunteer Fair Board and is staffed by dedicated volunteers. To date over $4,000,000 has been donated to youth-oriented worthy causes in the Greater Baton Rouge area.