The Cajun Heartland State Fair Returns to the Cajundome May 23 through June 2nd. There are quite a few new attractions and events happening, and here's what you need to know!

Advance Discount Tickets
50% OFF fairground prices
Now - May 23
Available at participating Acadiana Shop Rite locations

Supersaver Memorial Day Wristband:
Just $20 - Wristbands are good for an all-you-can-ride experience on Monday, May 27th between 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Now - May 26
Available at the CAJUNDOME Box Office

Mega Pass:
$70 - get three (3) all-you-can-ride wristbands! Choose how to save - 3 wristbands for one day, one wristband for three different days, or a combination thereof!
NOW - While supplies last
Available at the CAJUNDOME Box Office while supplies last.

(From the official Cajundome press release)


Lagniappe Lane, presented by News 15 and Townsquare Media, will include some new free on-site entertainment from the World of Wonders Big Top Show featuring 10 unusual sideshow acts and Texas Tommy’s Wild West Review.

Show Me Safari Petting Zoo and Swine Races or Jingles the Clown providing free face painting and balloon art. Camel rides will also be available for an additional fee.

Crazy Bout Crawfish restaurant from Breaux Bridge will be on-site daily selling
delicious boiled crawfish in the all-new Crawfish Village area along with other local food and merchandise vendors.

Kettlebells for Kids on Saturday, May 25. This event features
a Crossfit workout that raises awareness and proceeds to fund fitness equipment and events for the homeless youth in our area. Visit the Fair website for more information and to sign up to participate.

LOUDfest on Sunday, May 26, presented by Classic Rock 105.1, featuring 15 local rock, punk, and metal bands competing in a Battle of the Bands event for the top honor and grand prize. Tickets available online and at the CAJUNDOME Box Office in advance for only $10 and includes admission onto the fairgrounds. Don’t miss a special reunion show by the band Liquid Sand and a performance by Grammy
nominee Brother Dege to close out the show. Special thanks to event sponsors Music Academy of Acadiana, Wave Theory Studios, Live and Local, and Rock Louisiana.

On the second weekend of the fair, Lafayette Roofing and Social Entertainment present the Southern Fried Showdown at the Fair, featuring 10 local restaurants selling some wild and deep fried southern delicacies sure to tease your palette and leave you wanting more. The Showdown will take place from 12pm-9pm as restaurants compete for the coveted Fan Favorite award.

For more information on the Cajun Heartland State Fair including admission and ride discounts, new attractions, events and more, visit

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