We thank you, Minnesota, for making the 2013 State Fair so memorable! For twelve days of fun we welcomed more than 1,731,000 people. Please check back later for updated information on next year's Great Minnesota Get-Together. Hope to see you at the 2014 State Fair, to be held Aug. 21-Labor Day, Sept. 1!


The attractions listed below have their own ticket outlets and do not accept Mighty Midway and Kidway ride and game tickets. Please look for the ticket booths near the attractions of your choice.

Adventure Park

  • Turbo Bungy $5.00 per rider
  • Climbing Wall $5.00 per person
  • Krazy Maze $5.00 per person
  • Skyscraper $30.00 per rider
  • $55.00 for 2 riders
  • $25.00 per rider during Early Bird Special (Monday - Friday until 1 p.m.)
  • Sling Shot $30.00 per rider
  • $55.00 for 2 riders
  • $25.00 per rider during Early Bird Special (Monday - Friday until 1 p.m.)

Bob's Snake Zoo

Located on Judson Ave., near Underwood St. Ages 6-64 $1; children 5 and under and adults over 64 are free.

  • Under 5 - Free
  • Ages 6-13 - $1
  • Over 13 - $1
  • Over 65 - Free

Butterfly House

Located across from Visitors Plaza, on the northwest corner of Dan Patch Ave. and Underwood St.

  • $3.00 per person


Located in Carousel Park.

  • $2.50 per rider

Giant Slide

Located on Nelson St.

  • $2.50 per rider

Go Carts

Located in the Amphitheater on Underwood St.

  • $6.00 for Driver
  • $4.00 for Passenger

Haunted House

Located at the corner of Judson Ave. and Underwood St.

  • $4.00 per visitor

“Ice” Skating & D1 Backyard Rinks

Located at the corner of Judson Ave. and Underwood St.

D1 Backyard Rinks offers fair guests a chance to skate on a sheet of synthetic ice surrounded by NHL-style dasher boards, hockey signs, banners, locker rooms and music. D1 provides skates and socks.

  • $3.00 per visitor


Located at the intersection of Cooper St. and Murphy Ave., east of the Pet Center

This spectacular walk-through sculpture of winding paths, enchanting coves and soaring domes saturates guests in the beauty of light and color. In the structure’s breathtaking pinnacle, 10 intricately composed “stained glass” windows climb three stories high. Inspired by natural geometry, Islamic architecture and Gothic cathedrals, Exxopolis is constructed of 32,000 square feet of plastic shaped into 9,000 individual pieces joined by nearly four miles of seams. Created by England’s Architects of Air. It will be open 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. daily.

 Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. The Luminarium is wheelchair accessible.

  • $4.00 per visitor
  • Free for children under 5

Monty's Traveling Reptile Show

Located on Nelson St., between Carnes and Judson Avenues.

  • $3.00 per rider

Pirate Tag

Located on Judson Ave. at the River Raft Ride.

  • $3.00 per person

River Raft Ride

Located on Judson Ave., across from the DNR Park.

  • $4.00 per person


A 10-minute chairlift-type ride takes passengers approximately 40 feet in the air from the east end of the Grandstand to Murphy Ave. near the Pet Center and back.

  • $4.00 one way
  • $5.50 round trip


Gondolas take passengers from Cooper St. near the Agriculture Horticulture Building to Liggett St. near Heritage Square and back.

  • $4.00 one way
  • $5.50 round trip

Space Tower

Located near the Leinie Lodge Bandshell.

  • $3.00 per rider

Ye Old Mill

Located at the southwest corner of Carnes Ave. and Underwood St.

  • $3.25 per rider