Grandstand shows, live entertainment, food, shopping, agricultural exhibits and competitions, and more! Started as a territorial fair in 1854, it changed its name in 1859 after Minnesota became a state. Always the 12 days leading up to and including Labor Day. Nearly 2 million people attend the event. Held at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds.
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The fair was so much fun! It had everything you want and expect at a fair. There was food everywhere you looked. At certain stands, you could get alcohol....
I mean, you really can't go wrong. The Minnesota State Fair is one of the largest state fairs in the country, so you are bound to find something you like....
My second ever Minnesota State Fair visit was not as great as my first visit two years ago. This was likely due to attendance being about 32,000 more people...
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