Minnesota sports are on the upswing right now, yet fan enthusiasm for those teams seems to have nothing on the public’s insatiable desire for bacon and beer.
You may be all set for Halloween this week, but what about Thanksgiving? It’s just one month away. If you’re planning on flying out of town to see relatives, get ready to dig deep to pay for that plane ticket.
Before the All-Star Game is even played at Target Field on Tuesday it could set a record. Demand has been so high ticket prices for both Tuesday’s game and Monday’s Home Run Derby could set a record for a Minnesota event. Tickets are going for an average of $675 on websites like Stub Hub and Tickets Now for Tuesday’s All Star Game.
The cost to get in the gates at the Minnesota State Fair is going up by $1. That means adults will pay $13, and seniors and kids will pay $11. Tickets for children under five remain free. Jerry Hammer, the state fair’s general manager, says the increase is necessary for operational purposes. “Our costs to produce the fair continue to go up quite a bit,” Hammer said.
The cost to get into the Minnesota State Fair this summer will be an extra buck. According to the fair’s website, the general admission cost for adults this year will be $13. The last time general admission prices went up was in 2011.
The Minnesota Wild say they’re keeping their season ticket prices unchanged for next season.
Ticket prices for the first-ever Target Field concert — starring Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw — will start at about $40 and go all the way up to nearly $300.
Getting to the Great Minnesota Get-Together could be tough with all the road construction underway.
This year’s general admission prices are $12 for adults, compared to last year when they were $11. Tickets for seniors went up a dollar from 2010 to $10 and kids’ tickets (ages 5-12) are now $2 bucks more at $10.
It’ll cost you a little more to get into the great Minnesota get-together this year.
Hockey fans far and wide are at the Xcel Energy Center this weekend for the State Hockey Tournament.