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IMPORTANT NOTE: The following information pertains to the 2014 Minnesota State Fair.
Please check back in the spring for information on the 2015 Great Minnesota Get-Together.

2014 ACCESSIBILITY

The Minnesota State Fair is committed to providing equal access and a pleasant experience for all its guests. Services provided include wheelchair/stroller/wagon/electric scooter rentals, parking on the fairgrounds, 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 a Care and Assistance Center. All of these services are described in our 2014 Accessibility Guide, available for download at the right (link will go "live" when information is available).

Wheelchair, Stroller, Wagon and Electric Scooter Rental

HomeTown Mobility, an independent concession, provides manual wheelchairs, electric scooters, 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. - 11 p.m. daily. The deposit of a driver's license or state ID is required. Cash, credit cards and debit cards are acceptable forms of payment.

Rental fees:

  • Wheelchairs: $15 per day
  • Electric scooters: $55 per day or $35 for half-day rentals
    (The hours for half-day rentals are 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. or 3 p.m. - 11 p.m.)
  • 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 wheelchairs or electric scooters. Reservations will only be accepted for full day rentals. Click here to reserve online or call HomeTown Mobility's home office at (877) 928-5388 from 9 a.m. - 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:

  • TIMBERWORKS LUMBERJACK SHOW
    12 p.m.

    In The North Woods on Cooper St. between Randall Ave. and Lee Ave.
  • SEAN EMERY
    12:30 p.m.

    On the Family Fair Stage in Baldwin Park.

Interpreter's are scheduled between the hours of 9 a.m. - 2 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 St.

DOWNLOADABLES:

The 2014 Accessibility Guide can be viewed and printed using Adobe Acrobat Reader version 5 or higher.

If you would like to receive a 2014 Minnesota State Fair Accessibility Guide via mail, you may request a copy at accessibility@mnstatefair.org, or call (651) 288-4448.