Photo of ShenaniGuns! performer in front of a crowd enjoying the Comedy Wild West Show

IMPORTANT NOTE: The following information pertains to the 2017 Minnesota State Fair.
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ARTS A’FAIR

Arts A’Fair returns in 2017 to celebrate the arts in Minnesota. Fair guests will be entertained by drumming, dance and theater in pop-up showcases throughout the fairgrounds. This year’s Arts A’Fair features performances by Black Storytellers Alliance, Chicks on Sticks, COLLIDE Theatrical Dance Company, Duniya Drum & Dance, Green T Productions, Ifrah Mansour, In the Heart of the Beast Puppet & Mask Theatre, Lyric Arts Main Street Stage, Mixed Precipitation, Open Eye figure Theatre, Stages Theatre Company, TaikoArts Midwest, Theatre Elision, Theatre of Fools, Voice of Culture Drum & Dance and Zorongo Flamenco Dance.

2017 ARTS A’FAIR SCHEDULE:

Thursday, Aug. 24 - Saturday, Aug. 26

KSTP Heritage Plaza at West End Market

Cosgrove Stage

Sunday, Aug. 27 - Tuesday, Aug. 29

KSTP Heritage Plaza at West End Market

Cosgrove Stage

Wednesday, Aug. 30 - Friday, Sept. 1

KSTP Heritage Plaza at West End Market

Cosgrove Stage

Friday, Sept. 1

Roving performances throughout West End Market

Saturday, Sept. 2 - Monday, Sept. 4

KSTP Heritage Plaza at West End Market

Cosgrove Stage

For further information, please email artsafair@mnstatefair.org or call (651) 288-4395.

Pop-up performances are located at KSTP Heritage Plaza at West End Market and at Cosgrove Stage on Cosgrove Street between Wright and Dan Patch avenues, outside of the Education Building.