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Minnesota State Fair

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Happiest day of the year!

It's more thatn foot-longs and music. The opportunity to see young folks doing great things is... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
Bruce M
Love the MN State Fair! <3

We've been going to the MN State Fair for years, often 2-3 times each year! :) It's a great way to... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
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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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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1265 Snelling Ave N, Saint Paul, MN 55108-3099
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

It's more thatn foot-longs and music. The opportunity to see young folks doing great things is wonderful.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 12 December 2018

We've been going to the MN State Fair for years, often 2-3 times each year! :) It's a great way to spend a day! Although food is getting pricey, it's fun to try the new foods and we look forward to the tried & true...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

I have been to a few fairs but this is the Best and Biggest so far.The dairy barn is great and the Fries in a cup. And the big bucket if chocolate chip cookies.I go for the food. will probably go next year

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Diana J
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

The great Minnesota get together as they call it is a very anticipated event that we look forward to every year. The food is out of this world literally and a main reason why people attend in record numbers. There are lots of educational, fun,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Huge and unbelievable amount of food, drinks and other things in the fair. A lot of things to see and do with the family.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 December 2018

To paraphrase a Minnesota blogger, the noise, chaos, crowding, and excess make the Minnesota State Fair dreadful for the introverted or thoughtful. It remains popular and a regional touchstone. A lot of things are familiar and unchanging, and the event's organizers (a permanent organization) are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Karras
Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

Purchase pre paid tickets!My daughter,and myself arrived,at The State Fair!So much fun,with plenty things for children,and adults can do!Our 1st stop was at PBS Kids!Lots Of learning experiences on hand for children!We grabbed a turkey leg,fries,and lemonade!We danced and play Ed Bingo with Fox 9!So...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 December 2018

I have been going to the Great Minnesota Get Together for as long as I can remember. The visits started when I was a kid growing up in Newport, and continued when we moved "up north". Each year, the Minnesota State Fair signals the winding...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank moto108
MSFGuestServices, Guest Relations Manager at Minnesota State Fair, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2018

Thanks so much for thinking of us as winter settles in - all the food you mentioned has us yearning for summer! We're glad you enjoy the fair - great advice to use the website and app to help navigate the fair, and to come...More

Reviewed 15 November 2018

The State Fair has all the entertainment, food, fun and interesting vendors and more that you could ever want all in one place.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ArynColleen
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Everything MN rolled into a fantastic 10 opportunity to try the most interesting foods, meet the best folks and see best of.... You can enjoy rides, visit wondrful educational exhibits, learn about the basics of agriculture, horticulture, home making, and all the best entrepreneurial businesses...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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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 LeannL54 | 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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