How much does it cost to go to the fair?
Gate admission for anyone 48 inches tall and over:
$5.00 - Mon, Tues, Wed and both Thurs.
$10.00 - Fri, Sat and Sun.
Under 48" tall admitted free.
Anyone who rides the rides must have either individual coupons or a ride wristband. Wristbands may be purchased on the midway for $30.00. Ride coupons are $1.00 each. The number of coupons needed varies from ride to ride. Purchase of a wristband allows you unlimited rides. Watch for weekday promotions to be announced.
Who puts on the fair?
The Greater Baton Rouge State Fair is run by an all-volunteer Fair Board and is staffed by dedicated volunteers. To date over $4,500,000 has been donated.