It's that time of the year again! The 25th Annual Cajun Heartland State Fair is back, and lasts through Sunday, June 2.

I have many fond memories of going to the fair with family and friends from the time I was a little boy to now. And that's what the fair is about, according to Heidi Romero Champagne, Marketing Director with the Cajundome.

"One of my favorite memories is as a high school senior, you get together with your friends and you're about to graduate, and you kinda have that last little shindig together. So, it brings back a lot of memories for quite a few people."

As always, there are lots of great rides and games. Combine all of this with a list of fair ride specials and incredible performances and you have a great, lasting event.

"It's just been so successful and such a staple in the area that the ride operators continue to want to come back every year. They love to be here. They look forward to it every year."

To listen to Champagne's interview on "Your Afternoon Drive Home" with co-host Brandon Comeaux, CLICK BELOW: