The State Fair of Louisiana kicks off Thursday and will run through November 13 in Shreveport.

Here's a look at the State Fair hours:
Thursday, October 27 10am-10pm
Friday, October 28 10am-11pm
Saturday, October 29 10am-11pm
Sunday, October 30 10am-10pm
Monday, October 31 CLOSED
Tuesday, November 1 10am-10pm
Wednesday, November 2 10am-10pm
Thursday, November 3 10am-10pm
Friday, November 4 10am-11pm
Saturday, November 5 10am-11pm
Sunday, November 6 10am-10pm
Monday, November 7 CLOSED
Tuesday, November 8 10am-10pm
Wednesday, November 9 10am-10pm
Thursday, November 10 10am-10pm
Friday, November 11 10am-11pm
Saturday, November 12 10am-11pm
Sunday, November 13 10am-10pm
Special Deals:
Free Parking and gate admission each weekday during the Fair from 10am-3pm.
$2 Tuesday and Thursdays. What does that mean? Parking and gate admission is free from 10am-3pm and the rides cost just $2 each.
From 3pm-10pm Parking and gate admission is just $2 and rides are  $2.

Concerts scheduled on the main stage this week are:

    • On Thursday night, October 27th, Cody Cooke and the Bayou Outlaws will perform at 7pm.
    • Friday night, October 28th, Jammin for Jesus Gospel Concert at 6:30pm.
    • On Saturday, October 29th, Lainey Wilson performs at 6:30pm with Frank Foster at 8:30pm.

The best deal at the State Fair is the POP (Pay One Price). You can pick this up at Brookshires or Super One. For $32 you get gate admission and an arm band to ride all the rides.

If you will be a frequent visitor, you should buy the $75 FunPass. This gives you an armband and gate admission for the entire run of the Fair.