Workers set up rides for start of Greater Baton Rouge State Fair - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Workers set up rides for start of Greater Baton Rouge State Fair

The fair runs from Oct. 23 through Nov. 2. (Source: WAFB) The fair runs from Oct. 23 through Nov. 2. (Source: WAFB)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Workers spent the last several days setting up the rides for the start of the Greater Baton Rouge State Fair.

The fair starts Thursday and runs through November 2. It has been around since 1965.

The fairgrounds are located at the BREC state fairgrounds on Airline Highway.

The gates open at 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and at noon on weekends for more hours of play.

The fair closes at 10 p.m. each day.

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