Daily Guide To The State Fair: Monday, Aug. 29, 2016Today, the first Monday of the fair, is Seniors, Kids & Minnesota State Patrol Day.
Daily Guide To The State Fair: Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016Today, the fourth day of the fair, is Minnesota Cooks Day at the Minnesota State Fair. See culinary demonstrations by Jorge Guzman (Brewer’s Table at Surly Brewing Co.), Olivier Vrambout (L’Etoile du Nord), Ruhel Islam (Gandhi Mahal), and many more at Carousel Park all day.
Daily Guide To The State Fair: Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016Today, the third day of the fair, is 4-H Day at the Minnesota State Fair. Visit the barns and animal competition areas to celebrate 4-H, and check out all the displays and performances as well.
Daily Guide To The State Fair: Friday, Aug. 26, 2016The second day of the Minnesota State Fair is Governor's Fire Prevention Day. You can catch fire safety and life-saving activities throughout the fairgrounds.
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.
Labor Day Marks The Last Hurrah Of 'The Great Minnesota Get-Together'The Minnesota State Fair ends when the last fireworks show comes to a close at about 9 o'clock Monday night. It also signals the end of hours and hours of work for people who make sure the fair is everything it can be.
Check Out These Bird's-Eye Views Of The Fair!There are a lot of ways to see the fair, but there is nothing like seeing it all from the sky! Natalie Nyhus and Mike Augustyniak show all the ways you can get a bird's-eye view of The Great Minnesota Get-Together!
MNfusion: Dairy Goodness Bar Debuts Inaugural 'Flavor Of The Fair'Move over, vanilla. Step aside, chocolate. There's a new flavor at the Dairy Goodness Bar and it's sure to be a fairgoer favorite.
2014 Minn. State Fair Official Artwork RevealedNow that the weather's feeling a little more like summer, it's time to start looking forward to "The Great Minnesota Get-Together!" The State Fair's 2014 Official Commemorative Art was unveiled Wednesday on the fairgrounds. St. Paul artist Emily L. Taylor was selected to create the official artwork.
2013 Minnesota State Fair MilestonesEvery year at the Minnesota State Fair marks an anniversary for some food vendor, an exhibit and even a phrase. Be it 75 years or just 10 years, it's the longevity of some of these attractions that make the fair so great. The fair's slogan, "The Great Minnesota Get-Together," sums up all the fun of the Minnesota State Fair. And though it may seem timeless, the slogan is much younger than the fair's 159 years old. It's only 35 years old, created in 1978 by an ad company.
2012 MN State Fair 2nd Best Attended In HistoryThis year’s Minnesota State Fair total attendance numbers are out – and it was a close one.