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"Taste of the State Fair" and Junior Livestock Show Kick Off Thursday

The following has been released to Q93 from the State Fair of Louisiana:


SHREVEPORT, LA. 

As many already know, the State Fair of Louisiana was originally scheduled to kick off this week but had to be rescheduled because of COVID-19, however, all is not lost for this year. This Thursday, October 29th, the State Fair of Louisiana will host “Taste of the State Fair” at the Louisiana State Fairgrounds and will run through November 8th.  Over a dozen of the top State Fair food vendors will be set up and selling some of your favorite fair food items including, Corn Dogs, Funnel Cakes, Chicken on a Stick, Turkey Legs, Philly Cheesesteak, Polish and Italian Sausage, Gyros, Tacos, Pork Tenderloin, Cotton Candy, Candy Apples, and much more. The hours are from 11am to 8pm daily with free parking and admission.
 
In conjunction with the “Taste of The State Fair”, the Jr. Livestock Show is also set to begin this week. 4-H and FFA youth from all over the state will bring their animals to compete at the State Fair of Louisiana Junior Livestock Show which will also begin this Thursday, October 29th and will end with the Jr. Livestock Sale on Wednesday, November 4th.   
 
Other events taking place during the “Taste of the State Fair” are the National Brahman Cattle Show (Nov. 5 – Nov.7), Sunday Funday Market (Nov. 1 & Nov. 8), and the Taste of Louisiana Car Show (Nov. 7, 10am-2pm).  The Social Circle is also bringing Drive-In Movies back to the fairgrounds on Saturday, October 31st.  “A Spooky Night at The Drive-In Movies” will feature three movies including: Hocus Pocus at 5pm, Halloween (2018) at 8pm and Us at 10pm.  Admission is $20 per vehicle and tickets can be pre-purchased online at universe.com or purchased at the gate.
 
The dates for the 114th State Fair of Louisiana are April 29 - May 9, 2021. The eleven-day run will feature food, rides, live music, free shows and attractions.  Once this Fair is over, organizers will begin working on the 115th State Fair scheduled to open on October 28, 2021.

For more information on the State Fair of Louisiana, you can visit: www.statefairoflouisiana.com.   
 

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