2013 New Attractions & Exhibits

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!

Photo of family looking at horse skeleton


Located  in the Horse Barn
Arts A'Fair logo

Arts A'Fair

Located throughout the fairgrounds
Wiser Living Logo

WISER LIVING: Smart Solutions for Aging at Home

Located on the street level
of the 4-H Building
Photo of Luminarium Exxopolis

Luminarium Exxopolis

Located at the intersection of Cooper St. and Murphy Ave., east of the Pet Center
Photo of Heritage Square Stage

Heritage Square Variety Showcase

Located on the Heritage Square Stage
Photo of LEGO Road Trip

The LEGO Road Trip

Located on Wright Ave.,
south of Baldwin Park
Photo of Thing 1 Dr. Seuss character made of flowers

Minnesota State Florist Association Floralpalooza

Located in the Agriculture Horticulture Building Rotunda
Photo of Eco Experience Entrance at the Progress Center

Eco Experience - New Highlights

Located in the Progress Center
Photo of train made of cans


Located in the Agriculture Horticulture Building
Photo of  Krazy Maze

Krazy Maze

Located in Adventure Park
Photo of Mighty Midway at night

Four Thrilling New Rides

Located on the Mighty Midway
and at Kidway
Photo of native Minnesota fish

DNR Fish Aquariums

Located in the DNR Building
Photo plane

Military Appreciation Day Flyover and Vietnam Era Veterans Parade & Program

Located at the Leinie Lodge Bandshell, Carousel Park and skies above the fairgrounds

Photo of family having fun with Playatta

Playatta Interactive Video Adventures

Located southwest of the carousel
in Carousel Park
Skate the Fair Logo

"Ice" Skating &
D1 Backyard Rinks

Located on Randall Ave., south of the Progress Center
Photo of L'Oreal Paris booth

L'Oréal Paris

Located east of the Agriculture Horticulture Building on Cooper St.
(Aug. 31 to Sept. 2)
Photo of prize-winning baked goods

Creative Activities –
Three New Competitions

Located in the Creative Activities Building
Photo of women on a cutting horse

Minnesota Cutting Horse Association Competition

Located in AgStar Arena
(Aug. 26 & 27)
Girls with an albino rabbit at the Bunny Booth

Hop, Flop and Sniff

Located in the Poultry Barn