There’s so much history to the Great Minnesota Get-Together that we thought we’d let the fairgoers ask their Good Questions. Stacey Foust wanted to know: How old is the Grandstand? Built in 1909, the Grandstand is now 104 years old. According the Minnesota State Fair archivist, the original two-decked wooden Grandstand, built in 1885, was razed after the 1908 State Fair.
Officials with the Minnesota State Fair announced Monday morning that three new concerts have been added to the grandstand lineup. Train with special guest Michael Franti and Spearhead will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 29, with tickets ranging from $37 to $47.
This morning we’ve got a few more acts confirmed for this year’s Grandstand lineup at the Minnesota State Fair.
You may not realize that the Fairgrounds are open year-round, and visiting in winter gives an entirely different perspective.
There is more to the fair than the fried foods and Midway rides. WCCO’s Matt Brickman wanted to find the odd things at the Great Minnesota Get-Together.
There is a fairly large rodeo community here in Minnesota. And on Friday, high schoolers showed off their skills and even let me try it out. They make all the riding and roping look easy, but rodeo is a skill that takes years of practice.
The rock band KISS, which was slated to play the State Fair’s Grandstand Wednesday night, has been around since the early 1970s.
Most of us save up to buy a second order of cheese curds at the Minnesota State Fair. But dropping thousands of dollars on a hot tub or fireplace, windows or even a truck? Are big-ticket items really a good deal at the fair?
Inside the Grandstand, there really is something for everyone. For the seamstress in the family — the new side threading needle from Spiral Eye Needles is an easy sell.
A few more acts have been announced for this year’s Great Minnesota Get Together, officials with the Minnesota State Fair have announced.
Minnesota State Fair officials announced Tuesday that three concerts have been added to the grandstand schedule for the “Great Minnesota Get Together.” Officials said Anita Baker, Wiz Khalifa and Journey will all play at the grandstand.
The last couple of days, we’ve been taking a closer look at what it takes to do some of the jobs at the fair.
The Indiana State Fair is reopening, following a memorial service for the five people killed Saturday night when a wind gust toppled a stage. But could such a tragedy happen at the Minnesota State Fair?
The Minnesota State Fair has confirmed the final two shows for its 2011 Grandstand Concert Series.
Country music star Reba McEntire will perform at the Minnesota State Fair in August as part of its Grandstand Concert Series.