Louisiana fairs and festivals, Sept. 19-Dec. 24, 2014

Advocate file photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- A Ferris wheel gleams at the Greater Baton Rouge State Fair. The annual event kicks off Oct. 23 at the Baton Rouge Fairgrounds.

After a long, hot summer, cooler weather means it’s time to celebrate, and almost every town in south Louisiana is ready to join the fun. Area fairs and festivals crowd the calendar from now to the Christmas season, spotlighting every kind of food from omelets to tamales to seafood, pies and spices,… Continue reading →