Family Fun Day Returns to Fair Grounds March 20

Bring the kids for an unforgettable afternoon at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots when Family Fun Day returns March 20 with a petting zoo, two inflatable bounce houses, face painting, a rock-climbing wall and more. Admission is $5 (Children three and under are free).

Special food offerings include $1 hot dogs, $1 jambalaya and $1 sodas, plus cotton candy and funnel cakes by Messina’s Catering and health-conscious frozen yogurt by Pinkberry.

Family Fun Day takes place along the spacious Fair Grounds apron and in the trackside tent, across from the 1/16-mile pole, from Noon to 4 p.m. Enter at any of the Grandstand or Clubhouse entrances (guests under 21 are not permitted to use the Slots entrance).

From 1-3 p.m., Fair Grounds mascot Gentilly Billy hosts his first birthday party with free cupcakes (first 200 guests) and a candy-filled piñata, along with appearances by other mascot friends.

Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

More information

For more information on Family Fun Day contact Fair Grounds’ Partnerships & Retail Manager Leslie Monson at (504) 948-1231 or Leslie.Monson@fgno.com.