IMPORTANT NOTE: The following information pertains to the 2017 Minnesota State Fair.
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This one-of-a-kind educational exhibit is presented by the Minnesota State Fair and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. The information and activities are supported by dozens of local organizations. If you are looking for the products and organizations you saw at Eco Experience, visit

The Sustainability Stage, located inside the building, includes shows and demos every hour from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. For the full schedule, search the Fun Finder.

An array of new exhibits will highlight the latest in easy, everyday reduce-reuse-recycle how-tos, healthy cooking, innovations in green technology and transportation, and other compelling topics on environmentally focused living.

  • Works Progress Water Bar offers taste-testing flights of water from Minnesota communities and conversations about how water connects us.
  • Kick Gas Safety Town, with mini buildings, sidewalks and vehicles, teaches children basic traffic rules and how to walk safely through their community and navigate potential safety hazards.
  • New World of LED Lighting highlights how the latest design and energy efficiency advances have transformed how we light our world.
  • We Are Water MN encourages us to explore Minnesotans' unique geographic position as a headwaters and our responsibility to keep water clean.

Open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily; Located in the Progress Center on the north side of Randall Avenue at the intersection of Cosgrove Street. See a State Fair map.


For a complete schedule, search the Fun Finder or view a daily schedule. Daily schedules are also available at State Fair Information Booths located around the fairgrounds.