Daily Guide To The State Fair: Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016Today, the first day of the fair, is Thrifty Thursday at the Minnesota State Fair. Admission prices are reduced all day, and many merchandise and food vendors offer special Thrifty Thursday bargains for all fair guests.
Best Outdoor Music Venues In MinnesotaBlues, country, rock and reggae all come together at TCF Bank Stadium, Bayfront Festival Park, the Minnesota State Fair Grandstand, Cabooze Plaza and Winstock Grounds. All of these venues will host some of the liveliest outdoor concerts this summer with big-name performers such as Beyoncé and Nick Jonas.
Dixie Chicks Add 2nd Grandstand ShowDixie Chicks are adding a second Minnesota State Fair Grandstand show Sunday, Aug. 28. Tickets go on sale Friday, Dec. 11, at 10 a.m.
Dixie Chicks Booked To Play Next Year's State FairNot ready to make nice or ready to make "Minnesota Nice"? Either way, the Dixie Chicks are set to perform at the 2016 Minnesota State Fair. The country music trio are taking their DCX World Tour MMXVI to the Grandstand. They're set to perform Saturday, Aug. 27 at 7 p.m.
Grandstand Hosts State Fair Amateur Contest FinalsPeople who spent the day at the Minnesota State Fair saw some rain showers off and on during the day. But fortunately, it did not disrupt a big event at the Grandstand Sunday night. It's an event as legendary as corn dogs and cotton candy.
4 Things To Do Today: Pole Vaulting, State Fair & MoreHere’s a look at four things to do on Saturday, Sept. 5.
WCCO Live At The Minnesota State Fair (2015): Day 9While there are still three more days of the fair, Friday marks the final day of WCCO's "Four at the Fair." But as all good finales go, it went out with a bang.
Minnesota State Fair Opens Annual 12-Day Run ThursdayThe Minnesota State Fair opens Thursday for its annual 12-day run through Labor Day, Sept. 7. While its roots go back to 1855, this will be the fair's 130th anniversary on its current site in Falcon Heights. The fair's oldest attraction, the Ye Old Mill water ride, turns 100 this year. Here are things to know for the 2015 edition of the Great Minnesota Get-Together:
Meghan Trainor Cancels MN State Fair Performance Due To Vocal HemorrhagePop artist Meghan Trainor's lips won't be movin' at the Great Minnesota Get Together later this month. The pop artist canceled the remainder of her tour, including the Sept. 1 performance at the Minnesota State Fair Grandstand due to medical concerns.
Minnesota State Fair Puts Partial Ban On Selfie SticksIf you plan to pack your selfie stick when you head to the Great Minnesota Get-Together, make sure you know the rules.
Minnesota State Fair Talent Show Registration Closes July 27Time is running out for those who want to show off their talents at the 2015 Minnesota State Fair. The deadline to register for auditions for the fair's amateur talent contest is July 27 at 4 p.m.
Last Grandstand Headliner Confirmed: The Avett BrothersState Fair officials have released details on the final band confirmed to play an evening grandstand set during this year’s Great Minnesota Get-Together.

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