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Minnesota State Fair

1265 Snelling Ave N, Saint Paul, MN 55108-3099
+1 651-288-4400
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THE second largest state fair in the USA and is always fun and different. Should be a few days... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
dtoftum
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New Hope, Minnesota
Best State Fair!

So I have visited the Texas State Fair as I believe it’s the only US State Fair bigger than... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
LM E
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Always 12 days of fun ending Labor Day, the Great Minnesota Get-Together welcomes nearly 2 million guests annually to a world-class showcase of livestock, agriculture, horse, art, talent and creative activities competitions; 500 food items; 900 free entertainment shows; the Mighty Midway and Kidway; Grandstand concert series; 1,000 vendors; exhibits for kids and adults; and more!
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“get together” (137 reviews)
“people watching” (92 reviews)
“cookies” (61 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1265 Snelling Ave N, Saint Paul, MN 55108-3099
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+1 651-288-4400
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Reviewed 2 days ago

THE second largest state fair in the USA and is always fun and different. Should be a few days longer as up to a quarter million people can attend in a single day! FUN but crowded!

Thank dtoftum
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So I have visited the Texas State Fair as I believe it’s the only US State Fair bigger than Minnesota’s Fair. Minnesota is winner! More variety, cool exhibits, great fair food.. with new items each year. I love the Creative Activities Bldg with all the...More

Thank LM E
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We love to attend the fair on a weekday afternoon. We listen to free live music, eat our favorite fair foods: footlongs, frenchfries & sundaes and watch people.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

With a paid admission you can visit all of the exhibits or listen to musical groups to take a break from walking. Also, if you need there are trolleys to ride on. Be sure to visit food booths and we never miss enjoying the cheese...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved it. Always fun. Lots to do. Great atmosphere. Rides, food, concerts, industrial and agricultural things. Very good.

Thank ROBERT C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the fair! Have to go once with girlfriends, once with husband and once with kids! There is so much to see and free entertainment!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to this fair every year for about 21 years and still go every chance I get. For me this fair was about the food and I planned my journey around what foods I get and where. Each year they would add new things...More

Thank WidthAdventures
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing better than the Minnesota State Fair in August! Great food, drink and music. Great acts all over the place. Best people watching ever.

Thank Q9202XTjuliem
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The best State Fair anywhere. Lots to see and do. Plan to spend the entire day and or evening. Bring your walking shoes.

Thank Phyllis C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A must see for anybody in Minnesota or nearby states. This is one of the largest state fairs around. So much to see and even so much more to eat. Grand Stand, Mighty Midway or Space Tower are just a few things to do or...More

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Kathleen L
12 August 2018|
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Response from TerrySt_Paul_MN | Reviewed this property |
Yes the fair is handicap accessible. Some rides probably are not, but exhibits are.
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Heather M
7 August 2018|
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Response from annieshouse2017 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Shuttle parking from the Mall of America across from the East parking ramp. I'm sure it will be well marked. Come early, though; the shuttle lots tend to fill very quickly.
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Marie S
3 August 2018|
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Response from Leann L | Reviewed this property |
Never in my times of going to Fair. I would suggest going into Google or whatever search engine you use and put in MN State Fai
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