Minnesota State Fair
For those of us that enjoy the peace and solace of the outdoors, the Great Minnesota Get-Together can be a cumbersome and busy experience. But fear not — there are still a few places around the State Fair where you can check out the latest camping, hiking and fishing gear, and find new places to explore.
Inside the Fine Arts Building at the Minnesota State Fair you’ll find some award-winning treats. There are more than a dozen cases of pickled vegetables, jams, jellies and syrups.
You shouldn’t have to labor over finding something to do for Labor Day.
The state fair is advertising 51 new items, but it turns out there are about a dozen more. Many are just twists on an old favorite, adding a new flavor or ingredient.
Two of the most unique State Fair foods debuted Wednesday in the International Bazaar. You’ve probably heard about the hot tail and kimichi poutine. Halfway through the fair, the Midtown Global Market booth switches up the vendors. Starting Wednesday, the Rabbit Hole moved in.
It was a hot and steamy Thursday at the Minnesota State Fair, but the crowds were as busy as they’ve ever been during this year’s Great Minnesota Get-Together. And once again, WCCO Live at the Fair was jam-packed with fun segments.
In a state fair defined by amazing food, beverages, entertainment and services, it’s tough to stand out. But on Thursday, the Minnesota State Fair presented awards to the best-of-the-best of the fair’s 1,100 commercial exhibits, attractions and food vendors.
DeRusha Eats is at the State Fair this week and is featuring some foods that you can find at the Midtown Global Market.
At the halfway point, the attendance figures for the Minnesota State Fair showed the 12-day event pacing above the record-breaking numbers racked up in 2014.
Tuesday is Seniors Day at the Minnesota State Fair. Carousel Park will host the state’s largest senior Stretch & Stroll as well some free multicultural performances.
There must be a reason why traditions never die. One hundred years ago, John H. Keenan developed the “Tunnel of Love” that’s now become a traditional centerpiece of the Minnesota State Fair. The attraction, located on the southwest corner of Carnes and Underwood on the State Fairgrounds, is as nostalgic as it is popular.
Wednesday was Read and Ride Day at the Great Minnesota Get-Together, and WCCO-TV learned some things about craft beer, Minnesota music and llamas.
While the Great Minnesota Get-Together is often a test of endurance itself, there are plenty of other ways to get into the athletic spirit.
Today, the seventh day of the fair, is Read & Ride at the Minnesota State Fair. Celebrate with your public library— stage shows and family fun at Carousel Par
A Richfield artist’s attempt to spark a conversation got one of his art pieces removed from the Minnesota State Fair. Nick Rindo says he created a crop art portrait of Bill Cosby, who has been accused of drugging and sexually assaulting dozens of women.
The only new food vendor at the Minnesota State Fair this year is Sara’s Tipsy Pies. Sara is a mom of five who just started her business a few years ago and is already showcasing pies with alcohol baked in.
The Great Minnesota Get-Together is about halfway through and the hot and humid conditions aren’t keeping fair-goers away. There are plenty of ways to stay cool and have fun at the State Fair as we honored Military Appreciation Day.
Today is Military Appreciation Day at the Minnesota State Fair! Active and retired military members will be able to get into the fair for just $8.
Each year since 1885, families have come out to the Great Minnesota Get-Together. Last year, the fair had record-breaking attendance. There are other state celebrations across the country. So how does our fair compare? Good Question.
State officials estimate more than 250 tons of manure accumulate over the 12 days of the fair — the excremental equivalent of five sperm whales.
Two food vendors at the State Fair like to push each other to do better each day. It’s a friendly competition that’s based on a long-standing history together.
The Great Minnesota Get-Together is in full swing, and so is the summer heat! With dew points rising, another muggy day at the State Fair had many looking for ways to keep cool — but that doesn’t mean we can’t still have a blast.
Do you know how many calories are in those delicious cheese curds or that pork chop on a stick? If you actually knew what it took to burn off those calories, it may make you change your approach to what you eat at the Great Minnesota Get-Together.
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If you spent the weekend at the Minnesota State Fair, you may have spent a decent amount of cash there too.