Minnesota State Fair 'Food Parade' Tickets Sold Out After Morning Of Website CrashesFrom deep fried to something-on-a-stick, the Minnesota State Fair had foods of all types. So when pandemic brought the fair’s 2020 cancellation, food junkies were in a quandary.
State Fairgrounds To Open Up For Drive-Thru 'Food Parade' Experience, With 16 VendorsMinnesota State Fair officials announced Wednesday that several of its beloved foods will be featured in a "food parade" starting next month.
Princess Kay Of The Milky Way Coronation Set For August 12One of the biggest traditions ahead of the Minnesota State Fair is the crowning of Princess Kay of the Milky Way, but it will all look a little different this year.
Wisconsin State Fair Canceled For 2020 Due To COVID-19 PandemicThe Wisconsin State Fair was canceled Thursday due to the coronavirus pandemic, marking the first time since 1945 that the 169-year-old annual tradition will not take place.
Vendors, Workers Face Great Losses Due To Cancellation Of Minnesota State FairThe woman behind the big yellow cookie buckets has the most to lose as the fair's top vendor. Grossing roughly $4.7 million in 2018.
'The Greatest Good For The Greatest Number Of People': State Fair Vendors Understand Cancellation DecisionAll around the state, people look forward to the end of summer for the Great Minnesota Get-Together. But this August, the state fairgrounds will be deserted.
'It's The Only Decision': Minnesota State Fair Canceled For 2020 Due To COVID-19 PandemicThe last time the fair was canceled was back in 1946, due to the polio pandemic. And it was reportedly canceled only four times before that.
Cancellation Of State Fair Leaves Many Minnesotans DespairingAcross social media, people registered their feelings about what feels like the last straw for an utterly broken summer.
Faribault Woman's Stand Offers State Fair Favorite Pronto Pups, Cotton Candy This SummerKathy Heise has been making cotton candy and Pronto Pups at the end of her driveway for five weeks now and plans to stay open until a fair or festival actually opens.
State Fair To Make Decision About 2020 Edition On Friday, Report SaysIt's without question the largest single gathering in the state, and in fact is among the most well-attended state fairs nationwide, with annual attendance tallies lately surpassing 2 million.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: State Fair Responds To Fake Posts About Cancellation"We have been made aware of posts circulating throughout social media that are disseminating rumors & false information," the Minnesota State Fair's Twitter account posted.
Miranda Lambert, NF Announced For 2020 State Fair GrandstandOther Grandstand shows already announced prior to this week include The Doobie Brothers, Tim McGraw, and Darci Lynne featuring special guest Okee Dokee Brothers.
Former State Fair General Manager Mike Heffron DiesMike Heffron, former General Manager of the Minnesota State Fair, died Wednesday at the age of 84.
'You've Outdone Yourself': Lin-Manuel Miranda Praises Minnesota State Fair Crop ArtistLin-Manuel Miranda praised Thursday the work of a Minnesotan after she took home a blue ribbon at the Great Minnesota Get-Together.
State Fair Sails Past All-Time Yearly Attendance RecordTemperatures stayed consistently mild, not hot, during the run of the fair, and very few days included major precipitation.