Minnesota State Fair

State Fair Attendance and Winners

(St. Paul, Mn) — Sept. 5, 2023 – The 2023 Minnesota State Fair brought people together from across the state of Minnesota to celebrate. Labor Day attendance of 119,731 brought this year’s cumulative total to 1,835,826, making it the sixth best-attended fair ever. Day of the Week Aug. 24 to Sept. 4, 2023 Aug. 25 to Sept. 5, 2022 Aug. 26 to Sept. 6, 2021 Record Daily Attendance (Year) Thursday

What to Do at the Fair

(St Paul, MN) — August 23rd, 2023 — With hundreds of things to do and experience, it’s easy to fill a day at the fair. Use these tools to help you find food, merchandise, entertainment, demonstrations, exhibits and more.         Minnesota State Fair App Our free app features our State Fair Finders and Daily Schedule tools to help you locate your favorites at the Great Minnesota Get-Together.

Minnesota State Fair Brews and Beverages

(St Paul, MN) — August 2nd, 2023 — The Minnesota State Fair has announced 65 brand-new brews and beverages premiering or found exclusively at the 2023 fair. In addition, there will be 39 returning beverages found only at the Great Minnesota Get-Together. In all, the fair features 300+ brews and beverages. The 65 Brand-New Beverages: Ahhnold Palmer Style Hard SeltzerA twist on a fan favorite beverage made into a seltzer

Minnesota State Fair New Attractions

(St Paul, MN) —  July 25, 2023  – The Minnesota State Fair announces several new attractions, exhibits, vendors and programs for the 2023 Great Minnesota Get-Together. The following is a list of State Fair experiences being celebrated or debuting this year. Sweet & Selfie ExperienceThis fun, sugar-filled exhibit for all ages takes the fair guest on a journey through a fantastical world, where larger-than-life sweets (giant donuts, cookies, a candy

Renee Alexander Minnesota State Fair

(Twin Cities, MN) — Feb. 27, 2023 —  Renee Alexander, longtime Minnesota State Fair deputy general manager, will be the new CEO of the Minnesota State Fair. The State Fair’s board of managers conducted a search over the past several months and announced today that Alexander will take over for retiring CEO Jerry Hammer. Alexander has more than 20 years of experience with the Great Minnesota Get-Together, including 13 years

Minnesota State Fair

(St Paul, MN) — August 31st, 2022 — The Eco Experience, sponsored by Xcel Energy, is a partnership of the State Fair, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and dozens of organizations and businesses across the state. It is the largest environmental education event of its kind in the country. Here are just a few of this year’s highlights – all free with fair admission. Land of the Loon – Protecting

Minnesota State Fair 2022

(St Paul, MN) — August 29th, 2022 —  While most of us want to go get our fill of Mini Donuts and Live Music, getting to the Minnesota State Fair isn’t always possible.     That said, here are a list of Live Cams you may want to watch.   If you cant be there, it’s the next best thing. Fox 9 News –  Minnesota State Fair live camera (fox9.com) Minneapolis Star

Gun Locks Minnesota State Fair

(St Paul, MN) — August 30th, 2022 —State of Minnesota Launches Free Gun Lock Giveaway  ‘Make Minnesota Safe & Secure’ Aims to Put 10,000 Locks on Guns Across the State. It may be one of the most important and sought-after giveaways at the Great Minnesota Get-Together this year. It’s a free gun lock, and started at 7 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, state agencies will be handed them out at their

Minnesota State Fair

(St Paul, MN) — August 25, 2022 — The 2022 Great Minnesota Get-Together is underway. This year’s 12 days of fun (Aug. 25 – Labor Day, Sept. 5) features many options to help plan your visit and offers a variety of deals and discounts. Plan Your Visit Hours These last two years have provided the opportunity to evaluate the fair’s entire operation and determine how best to improve the fair

The Fraser Sensory Building Calms Some Minnesota State Fair Goers

The fair is a great place for Minnesotans to gather. However, it can feel overwhelming. Those who feel overwhelmed now have a place to get some support and make the fair a positive experience.” — Fraser Sensory Supports and Training Program Manager Gina Brady   (St. Paul, MN) —  August 8, 2022 — Fraser is returning to the Minnesota State Fair with a more inclusive setup this year. The building

Minnesota State Fair Announces New Foods

(St. Paul, Mn) — July 12, 2022– The Minnesota State Fair has added 38 official new foods and eight new food vendors to theexpansive menu already offered at the Great Minnesota Get–Together. In total, nearly 500 foods will be available atapproximately 300 different concession locations throughout the fairgrounds this year. All Quacked Up!: Fried, farm–fresh duck egg from Graise Farm in Faribault atop shaved smoked ham, aged cheddarcheese, tomato and

MN State Fair Florida Georgia Line

(St. Paul, MN) — June 27th, 2022 – The Minnesota State Fair is pleased to announce the final Grandstand show for the 2022 Grandstand Concert Series sponsored by Sleep Number. Visit mnstatefair.org/grandstand/ for Grandstand information. Show details are as follows: Florida Georgia Line with special guest Bailey Zimmerman 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31 Tickets: $106, $96, $75 (all reserved seating) On sale: 10 a.m. Thursday, June 30 Tickets are available

Minnesota State Fair free stage entertainment

(St. Paul, MN)– May 24, 2022 – The 2022 Minnesota State Fair free stage entertainment lineup features more than 900 shows throughout the Great Minnesota Get-Together’s 12-day run – all free with fair admission. Highlights of this year’s free stage lineup are below. Note:  The full lineup of free entertainment, including additional acts, showtimes and artist information, is available at mnstatefair.org. Leinie Lodge Bandshell Tonight! sponsored by Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing

Minnesota State Fair BELLE Grants Announced

(St. Paul, MN) –June 1, 2022–  The Minnesota State Fair is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 Beginning Exhibitor Livestock Learning Experience (BELLE) Grant, a program that awards grants and providesmentors to youth livestock exhibitors who are first-time participants in the Minnesota State Fair. TheBELLE Grant is funded by the Minnesota State Fair Foundation. The 16 recipients of the 2022 BELLE Grant are: • Molly Albers of Dundas,

Minnesota State Fair - Choose the Flavor

Winning malt, sundae flavor will be newest offering served in Dairy Building during 2022 Minnesota State Fair   (St Paul, MN) —  April 1, 2022 — An annual first sign of spring has arrived in Minnesota with the return of the “Flavor of the Fair.” After the pandemic put a hold on the public contest the past two years, Midwest Dairy is once again asking ice cream enthusiasts to vote for