The Minnesota State Fair is opening its gates for its annual 12-day run through Labor Day. The 2015 edition of the Great Minnesota Get-Together starts Thursday.
Fans of the Minnesota State Fair are marking their calendars, as the event is just over a month away. And this year will bring with it plenty of new attractions to check out.
Minnesota boasts one of the coolest amusement parks with some of the best roller coasters in the Midwest. Use this guide to help you get started at Valleyfair.
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With many schools in the area now on their fifth day off due to extreme cold conditions, some parents may understandably be trying to figure out how to combat cabin fever. Once again, the Mall of America’s Nickelodeon Universe is offering free rides.
As Gov. Mark Dayton’s decision to mandate all public schools be closed for Monday, many parents may be left wondering how to keep their children busy this afternoon. One potential and thrifty option was just announced at the Mall of America, where the Nickelodeon Universe amusement park will be offering free rides all day.
Metro Transit and Miller Lite will provide free bus and light rail rides on New Year’s Eve for the third year in a row. From 6 p.m. till the last scheduled trip, residents will be treated to complimentary rides on all Metro Transit buses and light rail, METRO Blue and Red lines, Plymouth Metrolink, Anoka County and Minnesota Valley Transit Authority buses. Metro Transit officials say they have provided more than one million rides through the Miller Free Rides Program on New Year’s Eve, and for the last 16 years on St. Patrick’s Day.
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With the summer months almost upon us, classic car shows will be scheduled all over the state. And this weekend in Excelsior, 100 vehicles will take center stage with the 10,000 Lakes Concours d’Elegance.
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It hasn’t exactly been a smooth debut for a new ride at the State Fair. The Stratosphere has stalled out twice already, and it’s only the second day of the fair.
About 1.7 million people will be coming through the gates for the duration of the fair. That means there is a lot of food consumed.
At the Minnesota State Fair, you can’t escape tradition. And part of that tradition means welcoming the first time attractions.
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Power went out at the Valleyfair amusement park just after 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, leaving riders stuck on rides, such as the Ferris wheel.
Megabus is offering free rides to those looking to get away after the holidays.
Valleyfair will debut a new attraction, Planet Snoopy, when the Shakopee amusement park opens for the season Saturday.