FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — 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. It features 40 new foods and 11 new frozen treats, from BBQ Pickle Ice Cream to Stuffed Italian Meatloaf On-a-Stick. Two new rides debut on the Mighty Midway: the New York New York Fun House and the Super Nova Roller Coaster. Free SPF 30 sunscreen is on tap at all information booths.READ MORE: Girl In 'Very Critical Condition' After Being Shot At Minneapolis Birthday Party
But officials canceled all poultry exhibitions because of the bird flu outbreak. However, the Poultry Barn will be busy anyway as the industry highlights the importance of turkey and chicken production to Minnesota.READ MORE: Crews Continue Cleanup After 50-Car Train Derails In Albert Lea
And the Turkey to Go stand is back. It debuts a breakfast sandwich to complement its drumsticks and sandwiches.MORE NEWS: COVID In MN: 805 New Cases, 10 More Deaths Reported Sunday
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