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Great Fair.

Really enjoyed this state fair, everyone was friendly. Many different types of food. I suggest... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dallas, Texas
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Best State Fair in the US

Always a great time, have never missed a year. From the Skyride to the West end Market no better... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Lisa B
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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
1265 Snelling Ave N, Saint Paul, MN 55108-3099
+1 651-288-4400
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this state fair, everyone was friendly. Many different types of food. I suggest going on the 1st day, or on a Tuesday or Wednesday. The crowds are smaller on those days.

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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Always a great time, have never missed a year. From the Skyride to the West end Market no better place to be a Minnesotan.

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 15 October 2018

While the state fair has become so popular that there are media from around the world to cover it, it still is great fun and an annual family event for my family. All sorts of crazy food-on-a-stick, local and national performers, the Miracle of Birth...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Love love the State Fair, all the food, booths in grandstand. Cheese curds, music, people watching, entertainment, beer, etc.

Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 13 October 2018

This is a great way to learn a lot about Minnesota. Whether you visit the animals (rabbits, chickens, horses, pigs, etc) or the creative arts building - which displays staggering creativity, you see some of the best of Minnesota. You can spend a little or...More

Thank JoeNathan9249
Reviewed 13 October 2018

The Minnesota State Fair is always a terrific way to spend 2-3 days or nights in late August or early September each summer in Minnesota!

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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Well I ended up going to the fair in the record breaking day with over 275, 000 people attending it too. It was hot and miserable. I never made it to the cookie line as I gave up from sweating and not moving for 15...More

Thank Ann S
Reviewed 4 October 2018

This is the first time to the State Fair in 15 years. The last time I went was with small children and found that stressful with the crowds. This time was fun for a couple. We were pleased to take peoples advise and park and...More

Thank jods1000
Reviewed 3 October 2018

always a great place to spend hours, so much variety, can spend a little or a lot sadly, in 2018 saw the first activity on the first day that denied equal access based on gender (no boys allowed)

Thank Stefan K
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Love to go by myself and spend hours in creative activities building and horticulture. When I go with others I am tugged along. Solo I can spend as much time looking at an object as I wish.

Thank annegr40
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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.
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.
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