Photo of fireworks exploding over the MSF street car arch near the West End Market, gate 16

IMPORTANT NOTE: The following information pertains to the 2017 Minnesota State Fair.
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During the State Fair, taxi drop off and pick up is located at the Loop Gate (#9), on Como Avenue on the south side of the fairgrounds, O33 on the State Fair map.


Black and white UBER logoApp-based ride services, such as Uber and Lyft, have two designated drop-off and pick-up points:

  • On the northeast end of the fairgrounds near Snelling & Hoyt avenues
    (Gate #2 at 1806 Hoyt Ave.)
  • Outside the northwest end
    of the fairgrounds
    (University of Minnesota St. Paul Campus CECC turnaround at 1890 Buford Ave.)

Uber: Get $15 off your first ride by entering code MNSTATEFAIR when you sign up at (New Uber users only. Expires Sept. 18 at 11:55 p.m.).

Lyft: Get 30% off two Lyft rides, up to a $5 savings on each ride, by using code MNSTATEFAIR when you sign up at (New users only. Valid Aug. 24-Sept. 7)