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Events Department

(651) 288-4400
events@mnstatefair.org

Events Calendar

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September 2017

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Western Saddle Club Horse Show

Dates: September 21, 2017 - September 25, 2017
Location: Warner Coliseum & Livestock Area

Admission:
Free public admission

Description:
One of the largest all-breed horse shows in the upper Midwest, featuring events in all areas of horse competition and all ages of riders. Includes two futurities and many vendors for horse-related items.

For more information visit www.wsca.org or call (612) 750-0023.

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Bus Parking for Roy Griak Invitational

Date: September 23, 2017
Location: Block 55

Admission:
Tickets sold at the gate.

Description:
Parking for Griak Cross Country meet at Les Bolstad Golf Course in Falcon Heights.

For more information call 612-624-8080.

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State 4-H Dog Show

Dates: September 23, 2017 - September 24, 2017
Location: 4-H Building

Hours:
7:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. daily

Admission:
Free public admission

Description:
The Minnesota State 4-H Dog Show is an annual event held in the fall after the Minnesota State Fair. The state show consists of agility, obedience, showmanship and rally events. To be eligible for the state show, 4-H'ers must first qualify at their county fair.

For more information visit www.extension.umn.edu/youth/mn4-H/events/state-dog-show.html or call (612) 624-8198 or ru.

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Twin Cities 20th Century Design Show

Dates: September 23, 2017 - September 24, 2017
Location: Progress Center

Hours:
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Admission:
Adults $7, Children 12 & under Free

Description:
The Twin Cities 20th Century Art & Design Show From Mission to Modern is the largest event in the midwest showcasing mission furniture and accessories from the American Arts & Crafts movement (1890-1920). Now the show will include other 20th Century movements including Art Modern, Art Deco and Mid Century. High quality reproductions will also be for sale. From Stickley to Eames, this is a show you wont want to miss.

For more information visit www.tc20design.com or call 651-695-1902 or info.

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Munchkin Markets Children's Consignment Sale

Dates: September 23, 2017 - September 24, 2017
Location: Education Building

Hours:
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (most items are 1/2 price this day)

Admission:
Saturday: $1.00 admission (free with the donation of a non-perishable food item), Sunday: free admission

Description:
Munchkin Markets, LLC is a weekend long seasonal children's consignment sale selling pre-loved and new children's clothing and accessories appropriate for the upcoming season. You will also find a unique variety of quality toys, books, high chairs, swings, exersaucers, strollers, nursery furniture, and so much more! Have some things to sell? Consignors earn up to 80% of the selling price of their items and have early shopping privileges.

For more information visit www.munchkinmarkets.com or call (651) 253-0897 or kr.

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Fall LuLaRoe Sale, Craft and Vendor Show

Dates: September 23, 2017 - September 24, 2017
Location: Merchandise Mart

Hours:
Saturday and Sunday
9 AM - 4 PM

Admission:
Free

For more information call 651-587-6631.

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Metro Children's Water Festival

Date: September 27, 2017
Location: 4-H Building

Hours:
6 AM - 4 PM

Admission:
Closed to Public

Description:
The annual festival is produced for children in the metropolitan area of Minneapolis and St. Paul in the state of Minnesota, USA. The purpose of the festival is to educate fourth-grade students about our water resources and to present ways they can help ensure a future where both the quantity and quality of water resources are protected and managed wisely.

For more information visit www.metrocwf.org or call mseveland@co.carver..

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Title Nine Blowout Sale

Dates: September 28, 2017 - October 1, 2017
Location: Dairy Building

Hours:
Thursday
9 AM - 7 PM
Friday
10 AM - 7 PM
Saturday
10 AM - 6 PM
Sunday
10 AM - 4 PM

Admission:
Free Admission. Open to Public.

Description:
Save up to 75% off on women's dresses, swim bras, jackets, pants, skirts, tops, sweaters, shorts, shoes and more at the Title Nine Blowout Sale. Arrive early for the best selection! We accept cash, check and credit cards. Gift cards not accepted at teh sale. ALL SALES ARE FINAL.

For more information visit www.titlenine.com or call 1-800-342-4448.

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Rummage

Dates: September 29, 2017 - September 30, 2017
Location: West End Market

Hours:
Friday
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Admission:
Passes for event are $10 at the door. Includes entry and reentry for all three event days.

Description:
Experimental event craft to cater to Minnesotans of all ages and interests. Offerings include exclusive deals on your favorite brands as well as nationally recognized and beloved retailers. See web site for additional information.

For more information visit www.rummagemn.com or call 651-528-8752 or info.

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Fall Festival Arabian Horse Show

Dates: September 29, 2017 - October 1, 2017
Location: Warner Coliseum & Livestock Area

Hours:
Friday 9 AM
1 PM
6 PM
Saturday 9 AM
1 PM
Sunday 10 AM

Admission:
Free pubilc admission

Description:
An all Arabian Futurity show that awards over $200,000.00 in prize money. Horses are presented by amateurs.

For more information visit www.medallionstallion.com or call (612) 860-4888.

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Minneapolis-St. Paul Military Relic & Collectors Show

Dates: September 30, 2017 - October 1, 2017
Location: Progress Center

Hours:
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Admission:
Adults $6, Children 10 & under Free

Description:
The show and sale highlights military history items from Civil War to present with emphasis on Minnesota Military History. Dealers are from around the country and Cana

For more information visit www.battlefieldstore.com or call (612) 801-4673.

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Antique Spectacular Show & Flea Market

Dates: September 30, 2017 - October 1, 2017
Location: Grandstand

Hours:
Saturday
8 AM - 5 PM
Sunday
10 AM - 4 PM

Admission:
Adults $7, Children 12 & under Free

Description:
250 dealers exhibiting both indoors and outdoors. Dealers offer a unique blend of antique furniture, collectables and outdoor flea market items. Discount admission coupons available on website, in newspapers or by calling Prime Promotions. Interested dealers can visit website for contracts or call Prime Promotions.

For more information visit www.mnantiqueshows.com or call (651) 771-3476 or ge.

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MWCA Weapons Show & Sale

Dates: September 30, 2017 - October 1, 2017
Location: Education Building

Hours:
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Admission:
Adults $5, Children 12 & under Free, Under 18 years of age not admitted without parent or guardian

Description:
The Minnesota Weapon Collectors Association, the largest and oldest weapons collectors group in the state, returns with their annual show at the Education Building. 100% firearms, ammunition and accessories will be featured. The event offers collectors the opportunity to buy, sell and trade.

For more information visit www.mwca.org or call (612) 721-8976.

October 2017

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Midwest Fall Swap Meet & Antique Auto Show

Date: October 1, 2017
Location: North Lots

Hours:
7:30 AM - 3 PM

Admission:
Adults $5, Seniors 65 & over $3, Children 10 & under Free

Description:
The Midwest Fall Swap Meet & Auto Show features hundreds of vendors offering automotive related items and a car corral with cars for sale. Trophies will be awarded in ten classes for show cars 1992 and older, plus one People's Choice trophy.

For more information visit www.midwestswapmeet.com or call 952-994-3225.

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Fall FFA Invitational

Date: October 3, 2017
Location: Miracle of Birth Center

Description:
Dairy Cattle & Poultry Judging FFA - U of M Invitational

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Minnesota Harvest Horse Show

Dates: October 3, 2017 - October 8, 2017
Location: Warner Coliseum & Livestock Area

Hours:
Tuesday-Sunday: 7:30 AM
$25000 Grand Prix
Saturday- 7:30 PM

Admission:
Free public Admission during the day. Tickets for $25,000 Grand Prix on Saturday, October 8 at 6 PM -$15 at the door, $14 at door with discount coupon. $13 online (see website)

Description:
Longest Running Indoor, exclusively hunter/jumper horse show in United States. Celebrating its 25th Anniversary.

For more information visit www.minnesotaharvesthorseshow.com.

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Twin Cities Oktoberfest

Dates: October 6, 2017 - October 7, 2017
Location: Progress Center

Hours:
4:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.

Admission:
$30 includes 24 oz stein & 1 fill; discounts at living social, groupon, crowdout and website <br />

Description:
Release your inner German at Twin Cities OktoberFest. Featuring Summit OktoberFest beer with other fine Summit beers, Pedroncelli wines, traditional OktoberFest music, food and dance entertainment, games & more!

For more information visit www.twincitiesoktoberfest.com or call info@twincitiesoktob.

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Half Price Books Clearance Event

Dates: October 6, 2017 - October 8, 2017
Location: Grandstand

Hours:
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. daily

Admission:
Free

Description:
Half Price Books Clearance Event. One of the Twin Cities' Largest Used Book Sales. Everything $2 or Less. Hardback Fiction & Non-Fiction. Children's Books. Thousands of DVDs, CDs, Videos, Cassettes, Software and More!

For more information visit www.halfpricebooks.com or call 651-639-1700 or dwal.

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Fall ComiCon

Date: October 7, 2017
Location: Education Building

Hours:
10 AM - 5 PM

Admission:
Tickets available at the door for $9/Adult. Children 9 & under are free. Get $1.00 off admission with a canned food shelf donation.

Description:
The Midwest's largest comic book convention. Comic book creators & dealers from all over the USA. Lots to see and do! Something for everyone!

For more information visit http://www.mcbacomicons.com/ or call 612-237-1801.

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Citywide Community Cleanup Event

Date: October 7, 2017
Location: North Lots

Hours:
Drop-Off Times: 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Description:
Citywide Community Clean up Event

For more information visit stpaul.gov/recycle or call 651-266-8866.

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Pumpkin Nights

Dates: October 12, 2017 - October 31, 2017
Location: DNR Complex

Hours:
Sundays - Thursdays
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Fridays & Saturdays: 6:30 PM - Midnight

Admission:
See Web site for Ticket prices along with deals and discounts.

Description:
Good gourd, the pumpkins are coming! We carved up 12 worlds of marvelous art and Halloween fun at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. Whether youre young or old, youll be ooh-ing and ahh-ing along the mile long path of more than 4,000 pumpkins and fun-kins in larger than life displays. Youre even welcome to sport a costume! This isnt your imagination, its Twin Cities most delightful Halloween tradition - Pumpkin Nights.

For more information visit www.pumpkinnights.com or call info@pumpkinnights.c.

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Twin Cities Book Festival

Date: October 14, 2017
Location: Progress Center

Hours:
Saturday
10 AM -5 PM

Admission:
Free

Description:
The Twin Cities Book Festival is a day-long celebration of literature and features readings by world class authors and local literary heroes; a book fair featuring publishers, authors, booksellers, and arts organizations; a childrens pavilion with storytelling, crafts, and activities; a used book sale, and more!

For more information visit www.twincitiesbookfestival.com or call bookfest@raintaxi.co.

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Park & Ride for Zoo Boo at Como Zoo

Dates: October 14, 2017 - October 22, 2017
Location: Block 56

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Roadsters Swap Meet

Date: October 15, 2017
Location: North Lots

Hours:
6:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Admission:
$5 per person and swappe

Description:
Automotive parts, accessories and related items.

For more information visit roadsterstwincities.com.

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Minnesota Beef Expo

Dates: October 19, 2017 - October 22, 2017
Location: Warner Coliseum & Livestock Area

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MWCA Weapons Show & Sale-Coliseum

Dates: October 28, 2017 - October 29, 2017
Location: Warner Coliseum

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November 2017

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Hmong American New Year

Dates: November 4, 2017 - November 5, 2017

Description:
Hmong American New Year is a celebration among the Hmong Community which showcases the arts and talents of various Hmong individuals. The two days will be filled with modern and traditional dances, singing, traditional kwutxhiaj and a pageant to crown the next Miss Hmong American and Prince Charming. We hope to see you all there and welcome in the new year.

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Jingle Bell 5K Race

Date: November 18, 2017
Location: Various Roadways

December 2017

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Horse Crazy Holiday Market

Dates: December 2, 2017 - December 3, 2017

Description:
The fourth annual two-day equine-themed marketplace filled with over 100 vendors, artisans & exhibitors featuring gifts, goods and services for horse-lovers (and for dog-lovers, too!)

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State Gymnastics Meet

Dates: December 8, 2017 - December 10, 2017

Description:
Levels 3-4-5 Junior Olympics Gymnastics State Championships

Upcoming Events

Bus Parking for Roy Griak Invitational

Date: September 23, 2017
Location: Block 55

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State 4-H Dog Show

Dates: September 23, 2017 - September 24, 2017
Location: 4-H Building

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