Planning ahead will save you some cash so you can buy more funnel cakes!

The State Fair of Louisiana will be here before you know it. In fact, it's just over one month away. This year's fair will run October 27 through November 13. Aahhhh, we can already smell the funnel cakes.

If you purchase your tickets this week, you'll save some cash.

Mama always said to plan ahead and it sounds like she is right on the money... Literally. Beginning September 21, you can purchase your tickets at at Brookshire's or Super 1 Foods and save $2 per ticket on Gate Admission and $8 on the special Pay One Price (P.O.P.) tickets. P.O.P. tickets include gate admission and an unlimited Crabtree Amusements carnival rides armband.

Gate admission when purchased in advance will cost $8 a ticket (normally $10) and P.O.P. tickets are $32 (normally $40).

For more information visit StateFairOfLouisiana.com.