State Fair Headlines

State Fair Sets Overall Attendance RecordNearly two million people attended the Great Minnesota Get-Together this year, making it the most attended State Fair in history.
State Fair Police Chief Retires After Four-Decade StintWhen Art Blakey started as a State Fair officer, Blakey was one of just 25 officers. He now oversees a staff of 350.
Potentially Record-Breaking State Fair Wraps UpThe final report will be released Tuesday, so everyone will have to wait and see whether or not 2017 was a record breaker.
Last Day Deals At The Minnesota State FairMonday marks the last day of the 2017 Minnesota State Fair and many vendors will be offering last day deals for fair guests.
Daily Guide To The State Fair: Monday, Sept. 4, 2017Today, the last day of the fair, is Kids & Last Chance Day at the Minnesota State Fair. There will be discounts in the Mighty Midway & Kidway all day to help people get the most out of the last day at the fair.
#InjusticeOnAStick Protesters Block Intersection Outside State FairProtesters demonstrating against racial inequality temporarily blocked a busy intersection Sunday afternoon outside the Minnesota State Fair.
Daily Guide To The State Fair: Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017Today is Friends of the Fair Day at the Minnesota State Fair, during which the fair honors those who support the nonprofit mission of the Minnesota State Fair Foundation.
The Minnesota State Fair's Booths That Give BackWhile all Minnesota State Fair booths are hoping to turn a profit, a select few are using some of their earnings to help a greater cause.
Daily Guide To The State Fair: Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017Today is FFA Day at the Minnesota State Fair. Visit the barns and animal competition areas for FFA livestock judging and programs. And the AARP will present music and more at Carousel Park.

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