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The 2015 Rapides Parish Fair will take place on Oct. 14-18, 2015.  The 55th Annual Fair will be held at our new location on Hwy 71 South in Alexandria, Louisiana, next to the State Evacuation Shelter.

The Mighty Thomas Carnival traveling show will provide thrilling rides, livestock shows, fun games, and tasty carnival treats. Founded in 1928 in Lennox, South Dakota by Art B. Thomas, the carnival is now based near Austin, Texas, and is providing its 86th season of fun and excitement for fair-goers.

Feature attractions on the midway include Pharaoh's Fury, Tilt-a-Whirl, the Spider, and more. New rides this year include: the Spin Out thrill ride, the Moby Dick, the Cobra Coaster, and a family roller coaster.

Entry of arts and crafts will take place on Tuesday, October 13, 2015, between the hours of 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. at the State Evacuation Shelter, 8125 U. S. Hwy 71S, Alexandria, Louisiana. All 4-H, FFA members, and adult exhibitors from Rapides Parish can participate.

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Rapides Fair Queen's Contest Information
2014 Fair Queen

Information is provided on entering the Fair Queen's Contest and entry form.

Rapides Parish Fair Entry Tags
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The link on the right provides information about how to complete Rapides Parish Fair entry tags. Entry tags can be obtained at the Rapides Parish Extension office at 300 Grady Britt Drive, Alexandria, Louisiana. Call 318-767-3968 for more information.