Second Saturday Marks Fair's Hottest Day This YearOn top of the large crowds, it was the hottest day at the State Fair so far this year with temperatures hitting 87 degrees.
Record-Breaking Attendance Becomes This Year's State Fair TrendSaturday’s attendance climbed to 222,194, shattering the previous record of 202,126 set in 1998.
Crews Making Final State Fair Preps, Including WCCO 'Pulling Together' BoothCrews were busy making all the last-minute preparations on Wednesday for the fair, including us at WCCO-TV.
Earth, Wind & Fire, Sinbad & 311 To Play The State Fair GrandstandFunk, punk rock, soul and stand-up comedy are coming to the Grandstand this year.
Niall Horan To Kick Of The 2018 Minnesota State FairThe Grandstand entertainers for next year’s Great Minnesota Get-Together are already being announced.
State Fair Officials Address Ride Safety Ahead Of Opening DayOfficials are speaking out about ride inspection and safety procedures in place to ensure safety at the State Fair.
WCCO 4 Live At The Minnesota State Fair (2016): Day 6While a dark cloud was over Winter Park on Tuesday, the sun was shining on the Minnesota State Fair.
Minnesota State Fair Gets A Taste Of Ireland With We Banjo 3The Minnesota State Fair is getting a taste of Ireland this week! We Banjo 3, an innovative quartet from Galway, Ireland is touring the U.S. to promote their new album, String Theory. And one stop on their tour is the Minnesota State Fair!
Minnesota State Fair Awash In Purple For PrinceReady to party like it's 1999 at the Minnesota State Fair? The State Fair is honoring Minnesota's own Prince by hosting Unite in Purple Day!
5 Must-Try New State Fair Foods In 2016For many, the fair is a one-time affair, during which, tackling all 32 foods could bit a bit daunting. So, for those who are looking to maximize their trip, and their wallets, we've taste-tested the new foods and compiled our list of must-try items.
Auditions Begin For Minnesota State Fair Talent ShowThe Great Minnesota Get Together is set to begin in just about a month, and the search is on for performers to take part in this year's talent contest.
Great Minnesota Get-Together Named America's 'Best State Fair'Minnesotans already know it, but now it's official: The Minnesota State Fair is the best state fair in the country, according to USA Today readers.
State Fair Attendance Comes Within 2.5 Percent Of All-Time RecordThe attendance numbers are in for the recently wrapped-up Great Minnesota Get-Together, and no records were broken this year.
WCCO Live At The Minnesota State Fair (2015): Day 9While there are still three more days of the fair, Friday marks the final day of WCCO's "Four at the Fair." But as all good finales go, it went out with a bang.
Make Minnesota State Fair SnickerdoodlesInside 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.