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



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)