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2015 ACCESSIBILITY

The Minnesota State Fair is committed to providing equal access and a pleasant experience for all its guests. Services provided include electric scooter/wheelchair/stroller/wagon rentals, accessible parking, wheelchair accessible park & ride, passenger drop-off area, assistive listening devices, wheelchair battery recharging, sign language interpreters, accessible seating at all entertainment venues, curb cuts throughout the fairgrounds and Care and Assistance, which provides a number of accessibility services. All of these services are described in our 2015 Accessibility Guide, available at the right.

Electric Scooter, Wheelchair, Stroller and Wagon Rental

HomeTown Mobility, an independent vendor, provides electric scooters, wheelchairs, strollers and wagons for rent at four locations on the fairgrounds.

If rented onsite, all equipment is available on a first-come basis with no guarantee of availability. Hours are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily. Cash, credit cards and debit cards are acceptable forms of payment.

Rental fees:

  • Electric scooters: $55 per day or $35 for half-day rentals
    (The hours for half-day rentals are 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. or 3-11 p.m.)
  • Wheelchairs: $20 per day
  • Wagons: $15 per day
  • Single strollers: $12 per day
  • Double strollers: $15 per day

Reserving a Scooter or Wheelchair

HomeTown Mobility is now accepting reservations for electric scooters and wheelchairs. Reservations will only be accepted for full-day rentals. Reserve online or call HomeTown Mobility's home office at (877) 928-5388 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Friday and on weekends during the fair. Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance. Cancellation must be made 48 hours in advance to receive a full refund, less a $5 cancellation fee per rental unit.

ASL INTERPRETER SCHEDULE:

  • MNHS PRESENTS HISTORY ON-A-SCHTICK
    9:30 a.m.

    At the Schell’s Stage at West End Market
  • ALL-STAR STUNT DOGS SPLASH
    11 a.m.

    At The North Woods on Cooper Street between Lee and Randall avenues
  • SEAN EMERY
    12:30 p.m.

    At the Family Fair Stage at
    Baldwin Park
  • PARADE
    2 p.m.

    At the east side of the Family Fair Stage at Baldwin Park

Interpreters are scheduled between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Special requests for interpreter services will be scheduled depending on availability and should be directed to (651) 288-4448 or the Administration Building on Cosgrove Street.

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If you would like to receive a 2015 Minnesota State Fair Accessibility Guide via mail, you may request a copy at accessibility@mnstatefair.org, or call (651) 288-4448.