The Cajun Heartland State Fair has announced they have received the go ahead to let the "Go Go" and "Fun Fun" fly for 2021!

In a press release sent out today, The Cajun Heartland State Fair has announced they have received approval by the Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s Office and the Louisiana Department of Health to proceed with this year's events.

The Cajun Heartland State Fair 2021 will look a bit different than what we're used to. Organizers say there will be numerous sanitizing stations available throughout the fair and social distancing protocols will be in place. Face masks will also be required to enter and while on the fair grounds except while eating or drinking.

When is the Cajun Heartland State Fair 2021?

The Cajun Heartland State Fair, presented by Lafayette Utilities System (LUS), will take place May 27 through June 6 at the Cajundome.

Cajundome Press Release
Cajundome Press Release


Advance discounted ride tickets and wristbands are scheduled to go on-sale May 1, 2021, through May 26, 2021 while supplies last. You'll be able to purchase advance tickets and wristbands once they go on sale over at

From the official press release -

This year, we welcome new ride operator Gold Star Amusements that will provide numerous super rides and classic favorites for the whole family. Games and free attractions such as the World of Wonders and Texas Tommy's Wild West Revue will be on hand to entertain the crowds. Prizes and surprises await everyone at the
Cajun Heartland State Fair!

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