Preparations are already underway for the 152nd Mississippi State Fair in downtown Jackson.
Friday, workers were busy at the fairgrounds setting up the sky ride and making sure it's safe and secure for fairgoers.
One of the big attractions at the fair is the food and Malone's State Fair Taffy is already making candy.
The gates to the Mississippi State Fair open Wednesday, October 5.
The fair runs through October 16.
Click here for a list of events and activities.
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