Cajun Heartland State Fair

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The Cajun Heartland State Fair is an eleven day fair produced by North American Midway Entertainment and the CAJUNDOME staff offering an exciting entertainment line-up and discount ride offerings that attract over 175,000.

The 31st Annual Cajun Heartland State Fair scheduled for May 23 - June 2, 2019, will provide the best in family entertainment for children of all ages. North American Midway Entertainment will have numerous super rides such as the giant Ferris wheel, the NEW roller coaster the Bullet Train and the Blizzard! Games and free attractions such as the Show Me Safari Petting Zoo, World of Wonders and Texas Tommy's Wild West Revue will entertain everyone. Prizes and surprises await everyone at the Cajun Heartland State Fair.

The Cajun Heartland State Fair is managed by an innovative and insightful team of professionals priding themselves on knowing the right mix of entertainment arranged to provide maximum enjoyment for all ages. The ride specials, food, free attractions and family oriented games make an outstanding summer experience. Truly, there is something for everyone to enjoy at the Cajun Heartland State Fair fairgrounds.

Fair Hours:

Thursday, May 23rd: 5pm-11pm
Friday, May 24th: 5pm-11pm
Saturday, May 25th: 12pm-11pm
Sunday, May 26th: 12pm-11pm
Monday, May 27th: 4pm-11pm
Tuesday, May 28th: 5pm-11pm
Wednesday, May 29th: 5pm-11pm
Thursday, May 30th: 5pm-11pm
Friday, May 31st: 5pm-11pm
Saturday, June 1st: 12pm-11pm
Sunday, June 2nd: 12pm-11pm

Additional Information Coming Soon!

Check back often for new updates.

Parking & Admission

FREE PARKING: Thursday, May 23rd - Sunday, June 2nd

  • FREE Parking is Available at Cajun Field

ADMISSION: Friday, May 24th - Sunday, June 2nd

  • $3 Entry Fee 
  • Free Entry for Guests Age 2 Years & Under
  • No Re-Entry

Ride Tickets & Wristbands

Save Money When You Purchase in Advance!

  • ShopRite Advance Half-Price Tickets – Purchase a sheet of 20 ride tickets for only $12.50 at participating Acadiana ShopRite locations! (No discount coupons accepted) Regular price of $25/sheet on the fairgrounds. Advance tickets will be sold starting Wednesday, May 1st @ 10AM  through Friday, May 24th @ 5PM. 
  • Adv. Discount Memorial Day WB - Purchase a Memorial Day ride wristband in advance for only $20! (No discount coupons accepted) Wristband valid open to close on Monday, May 27 only. Advance Memorial Day Wristbands will be sold Wednesday, May 1st @10AM – Sunday, May 26th @5PM. Wristbands will be available for day of purchase at the $30 rate. Oulet to be announced soon.

  • CAJUNDOME Mega Pass Special – Buy in bulk and save! The Mega Pass includes your choice of any 3 wristband days - for only $70* (No coupons allowed for redemption - limited supplies available). Mega Pass is sold at the CAJUNDOME BOX OFFICE & only while supplies last.

Daily Wristbands (open – close)

  • Thursday, May 23: $20* Wristband - Sold on fairgrounds day of (no coupons allowed for redemption)
  • Friday, May 24: No wristband ride special available, ride tickets accepted only
  • Saturday, May 25: $30* Ride Wristband - Sold on fairgrounds day of
  • Sunday, May 26: $30* Ride Wristband - Sold on fairgrounds day of
  • Monday, May 27: $20* Advance Sale Wristband - Oulet to be announced soon.* (no coupons allowed for redemption) & $30* Ride Wristband sold on fairgrounds day of.
  • Tuesday, May 28: $30* Ride Wristband- Sold on fairgrounds day of
  • Wednesday, May 29: $30* Ride Wristband- Sold on fairgrounds day of
  • Thursday, May 30: $30* Ride Wristband - Sold on fairgrounds day of
  • Friday, May 31: $30* Ride Wristband - Sold on fairgrounds day of
  • Saturday, June 1: $30* Ride Wristband - Sold on fairgrounds day of
  • Sunday, June 2: $30* Ride Wristband - Sold on fairgrounds day of

Midway Ride Ticket Special

  • Family Discount Regular Packs - 20 tickets for $25*
  • Family Discount GIANT Packs - 50 tickets for $60*
  • Single (1) ride ticket purchase $1.50*


Group Offerings

Birthday Parties at the CHSF

We invite you to have your Birthday Party at the CHSF on Saturday, May 25th, 2019 or Sunday, May 26th, 2019! Everyone at your Birthday Party will be able to ride the rides, pet all the animals at the Show Me Safari Petting Zoo, see the World of Wonder Show and more!

  • Option 1: Ride Wristband & Hot Dog Lunch ONLY $15 per person*
  • Option 2: Ride Wristbands & Jambalaya Lunch ONLY $20 per person*

*A minimum of 10 wristbands per group for discount. Register by May 20 to participate. 

Corporate Picnics at the CHSF

Great rates & options for your corporate group offerings. Select a day were your company employees can get together and have a day filled with fun at the CHSF that they won't forget. 

  • Option 1: Ride Wristbands ONLY $15 per person*
  • Option 2: Ride Wristbands & Jambalaya Lunch ONLY $20 per person*

*A minimum of 25 wristbands per group for discount. Please register by May 20. 

Youth Field Trips at the CHSF

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019  from 10AM - 1PM we invite your Daycare or Summer Camp for an exclusive outing at the CHSF! The kids will be able to ride the ride, pet all the animals at the Show Me Safari Petting Zoo, see the World of Wonder Show and more! 

  • Option 1: Ride Wristband ONLY $10 per person*
  • Option 2: Ride Wristband & Hot Dog Lunch ONLY $15 per person*

*A minimum of 10 wristbands per group for discount. Register by May 20 to participate. 

Register your group event today or contact us to create a custom group event by contacting us at:


Crawfish Village

The Cajun Heartland State Fair is excited to introduce a new park attraction area, the Crawfish Village! 

Stop by and order some of the tastiest, juiciest crawfish straight from the crawfish capitol of the world, Breaux Bridge, prepared by the Crazy 'Bout Crawfish Cajun Cafe!

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  Merry go round                                    Silver streak                            Wacky worm

    Super slide                                      Safari train (new)                           Kite flyer

      Bee bop                                         Hampton cycles                       Hampton combo

    Speedway                                           Convoy                                     Bear affair

      Raiders                                           Rocking tug                                Giant wheel

Bullet train coaster                                  Scooter                                    Swing tower

 Star Dancer (new)                                Mardi Gras                                Tomb of doom

   Cuckoo haus                                       Firestorm                                      Yo-yo 

      Remix                                             Zero gravity                                  Tilt a whirl

 Alien abduction                                     Tornado 



*all rides are subject to change

Family Attractions

Show Me Safari

  • Petting Zoo
  • Pig Races
  • Pony Rides (Additional Fee May Apply)

World of Wonders Show

  • 10 amazing & unusual sideshow acts

Texas Tommy's Wild West Review

  • Wild West Comedy & Trick Show


  • Face Painting
  • Balloon Art

Camel Rides

  • Additional Fee May Apply

Southern Fried Showdown

Southern Fried Showdown: Saturday, June 1st

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Don't miss this brand new, fried food showcase happening on Saturday, June 1st at the Cajun Heartland State Fair. Ten local restaurants & caterers will be selling some wild and deep fried southern delicacies sure to tease your palette and leave you wanting more! 

More information coming soon! For information on how to register your restaurant as a vendor, contact Maaike at [email protected]

Battle of the Bands

Sunday, May 26, 2019: Battle of the Bands  CAJUNDOME

Local bands will compete in the CAJUNDOME Arena to become the best & win a great grand prize! Bands will have 15 minutes to play up to 3 original songs. Tickets only $10 and will go on sale soon online at Ticketmaster and at the CAJUNDOME Box Office! 

Following Battle of the Bands, don't miss a special show by Brother Dege

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Grammy-nominated Brother Dege Legg (“Too Old to Die Young” from Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained )* is one of the best-kept secrets in the Deep South; a musician, writer, outsider artist, and heir to a long line of enigmatic characters birthed in swamplands of Louisiana. Brother Dege utilizes slide guitars, Delta blues, Dobros, and cinematic songwriting to conjure a new vision of the psychedelic Deep South. *“Too Old to Die Young” was handpicked by Quentin Tarantino for inclusion in the soundtrack to Django Unchained.

View the Video for "Country Come to Town”
View the Video for “Too Old to Die Young”

Here are a list of the local bands that will compete in BOTB:

 1:00PM Cultivist

1:30PM Prophet Pariah

2:00PM  Nameless Vision

2:30PM Nefarious Deeds

3:00PM Ashes to Analog

3:30PM Joe Bryson & Co. 

4:00PM Sundered

4:30PM Blind Mind's Eye

5:00PM Subliminal Landmines

5:30PM 5 Year Plan

6:00PM Raise the Death Toll

6:30PM Arbre Mort

7:00PM Bayou Bullets

7:30PM The Links

8:00PM Magic Crawfish

8:30PM Rebel Cruiser


The 31st Annual Cajun Heartland State Fair and Ragin Crossfit have combined forces to put on a new event called Kettlebells4Kids on Saturday, May 25th, at the Fair. Right next to the best Midway in the state, we will enjoy a fun workout to raise more awareness & funds for Homeless Kids in Acadiana than we ever could alone! Join us Saturday, May 25th at 12 noon on the Cajun Heartland State Fair grounds for this great cause!

Want to participate?

Support our event by pre-reigstering to join our team and coming out on Saturday, May 25th for a fun workout with the team from Ragin Crossfit! You can also making a donation to our team and those participating in the workout. The process is fast, easy, and secure... and you can be sure that it will benefit a great cause! Dollars raised in our state will help provide active play and fitness equipment and programs to homeless kids living in shelters in our state!

To join the squad click here to participate! All participants will be given free entry to the fair grounds and eligible for fun giveaways!

Sponsorship opportunities available, please contact Adrienne Richard, 337-265-2390 for more information. 


Outdoor Food & Merchandise Vendors 

The Cajun Heartland State Fair is currently accepting applications for outdoor Food & Merchandise Vendors for the Fair. All applications are reviewed by the Fair Committee and are not guaranteed participation until confirmed by the Fair Director. For more information and regulations, please see the application below. 

CHSF Outdoor Vendor Application

Submit completed applications and vendor fee (cash or cc auth), in person or by mail to: 


Completed applications can also be submitted via email to [email protected]