Here are answers to the most common questions about the fair.
I SEE THE STORE IS SOLD OUT. Can i still buy bracelets, tickets, and shirts?
Yes, bracelets, ride tickets, and food/beverage tickets will be on sale at the fair beginning at 5pm Friday, Oct 26th at all bank locations (inside old gym / outside old gym / football concession stand). The shirt order guarantees any order by October 9th, after that date, the remainder will be come first served, the price will increase and we will only have limited stock available. Last day to order any St. Aloysius logo merchandise is Sept 30. Last day to order any merchandise or tickets (with the exception of raffle tickets) through the website is October 18th.
How will I receive my order I placed online?
If you selected classroom delivery, your order will be sent home with your child on October 22nd.
If you selected Will Call, your order will be available for pick-up in the St. Aloysius School cafeteria on October 21st from 3pm-7pm.
What are the dates of the 2018 fair?
The 2018 St. Aloysius Fair is from Friday, October 26th through Sunday, October 28th.
Where are the fairgrounds located?
The St. Aloysius Fair fairgrounds are located on the St. Aloysius Church and School campus at 2025 Stuart Avenue in Baton Rouge. The fairgrounds are accessible from Stuart Avenue, Hood Avenue and Mimosa Street.
What are the Fair hours?
Friday, October 26th (5:00 PM to 10:00 PM)
Saturday, October 27th (10:00 AM to 10:00 PM)
Sunday, October 28th (10:00 AM to 3:00 PM)
What are daily admission prices?
Admission to the St. Aloysius Fair is FREE for everyone. Ride bracelets and tickets, game and food tickets and St. Aloysius items can be purchased throughout the weekend.
What are ride, food and beverage prices?
All-access ride bracelets may be purchased for $40 each. These bracelets provide access to all fair rides Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the fair weekend.
Ride, game and food/beverage tickets ($1 value each) may be pre-ordered in sheets of 40 or 20. The 40-ticket sheets are $35. The 20-ticket sheets are $18. Individual tickets may be purchased on-site for $1 each.
Prices of rides, games, food and beverages vary. Click here for food and drink prices.
Tickets and bracelets are available for purchase at the concession stand in the old gym (2 lines) and the concession stand by the football field (2 lines).
Cash and credit cards are accepted for ticket purchase on-site. Cash is not accepted at individual booths or rides. Fairgoers must purchase tickets. Click here for advance ticket purchase.
What about parking during the fair?
Parking is available in designated church and school parking lots and along all streets. Parking is also available at Southdowns Elementary on Hood Avenue. Follow signs from Perkins Road at Hood Avenue and Perkins Road at Stuart Avenue.
What musical entertainment is performing at the fair?
The Entertainment Committee has once again secured one of the greatest musical lineups for the 2018 St. Aloysius Parish Fair. Click here for a full listing and schedule of concerts.
What attractions & events will be at the fair?
See the Schedule page for a full list of fair activities and locations.
When will the raffle winners be announced? Must you be present to win?
The raffle drawing will begin at approximately 2 PM on Sunday, October 28th on the main stage on the fairgrounds. You are not required to be present to win, but stay close to your phone in case you are one of the top two lucky winners!! To purchase a raffle ticket, please visit our online store, visit the raffle tables after any of the masses the weekend of October 14th and 15th or contact our Raffle Chair Theresa Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Where do you find general information during the fair?
Fairgoers may ask for assistance from any fair committee member in a “staff” fair t-shirt.
What should I wear at the fair?
South Louisiana weather in October is unpredictable! It may be hot, warm, cool or cold! Dress comfortably and be sure to wear your dancing shoes!
Each visitor to the fair will be required to wear a shirt and footwear.
What is the fair’s smoking policy?
Smoking is not allowed on the school’s campus by Louisiana state law. Tobacco products will not be sold anywhere on the fairgrounds.
Can I bring my own food/beverages to the fair?
Fairgoers should not bring food and drink. Plenty of great food and beverages will be sold throughout the weekend. Fairgoers will not be allowed to carry any alcoholic beverages or coolers onto campus. No glass bottles or containers will be allowed. Remember this is a fundraiser for our great Parish!
Are pets allowed, even if they are leashed?
Out of respect for all of our fairgoers, only service animals for special needs purposes are permitted.
What if someone gets lost at the fair?
Lost persons will be brought to the Sheriffs Deputy stationed throughout the fairgrounds. Please let your child know that if they become lost they can reach out to an officer or a Fair committee member wearing a staff shirt. If you lose your child, please see a Fair committee member or Sheriffs Deputy as we can communicate easily and quickly among a larger group.
Where is first aid available during the fair?
First aid will be available at the concession stand in the old gym as well as the concession stand at the football field.