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IMPORTANT NOTE: The following information pertains to the 2016 Minnesota State Fair.
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Unite in Purple graphic with stars

Unite in Purple – Aug. 26


Activities throughout the fairgrounds.

Photo of laying hen eating

Hen House


Located in the
CHS Miracle of Birth Center

Photo of 2016 Recipe Roundup Card

Recipe Card Roundup


Located in the
Creative Activities Building

Photo of National Parks staff members

National Park Service
Centennial Day at Carousel Park


Located at Carousel Park (Aug. 29)

Photo of garden kaleidoscope

Garden Kaleidoscopes &
Floralpalooza: Color Your World


Located in the
Agriculture Horticulture Building Rotunda

Photo of Little Farm Hands

Kemps Little Farm Hands –
New Features


Located at Little Farm Hands

Photo of people doing yoga

The Great Yoga Get-Together
at Carousel Park


Located at Carousel Park (Sept. 4)

Photo of Baldwin Park Butterfly Stage

New Construction
on the State Fairgrounds


Located south of Kidway
and at Family Fair at Baldwin Park

Photo of 4-H grilling

New Competitions


Located at the Warner Coliseum

Photo of Eco Paul Banner M2

Eco Experience – New Highlights


Located in the Progress Center

Photo of Charlie Chopper ride

New Kidway Ride


Located at Kidway

Photo of Selfie Spot Badge

Selfie Spots


Located at five spots
throughout the fairgrounds

Photo of Barrel Racing

Bulls & Barrels Championship


Located in the
Lee & Rose Warner Coliseum (Sept. 5)

Photo of Fairchild

Anniversaries of Fairchild
and the Moo Booth


Located at Visitors Plaza
and the Cattle Barn

Photo of Interact Center performers

Arts A’Fair – New Groups


Located at the Education Building Courtyard
and West End Market

Photo of Trolley

Gate #18 Trolley Route


Located on Randall Avenue with stops at Buford Avenue and at Gate #18

Photo of Miracle of Birth Center

CHS Miracle of Birth Center
History Highlight


Located at the
CHS Miracle of Birth Center

Photo of Special Exhibits

Special Exhibits


Located throughout the fairgrounds

Photo of Unique Gifts and Home Decor

Unique Gifts and Home Décor:
New Vendors


Located throughout the fairgrounds

Photo of New Vendors

Foodie Fun: New Vendors


Located throughout the fairgrounds

Photo of new vendors

Gadgets, Hobbies & the Outdoors:
New Vendors


Located throughout the fairgrounds

Photo of Apparel & Accessories

Apparel & Accessories:
New Vendors


Located throughout the fairgrounds

Photo of Home Solutions

Home Solutions: New Vendors


Located throughout the fairgrounds

Photo of Vendors Around Town

Around Town: New Vendors


Located throughout the fairgrounds

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Uber logo

Uber To & From the Fair!


Two drop-off and pick-up locations

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