Welcome! The marketing & communications department handles all media inquiries for the Minnesota State Fair. Working on a story about the Great Minnesota Get-Together? You'll find information and images in this Media Room.
For additional information and/or interview requests, please contact the marketing & communications department at firstname.lastname@example.org or (651) 288-4321. Special Note: The Media Relations Hotline will be answered leading up to and after fair time Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (except on State holidays), and then during fair time Monday, Aug. 19 through Monday, Sept. 2 from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. For each request, include your name, publication/station and deadline date. Also, please share the subject matter of your story. This will allow us to identify the appropriate person and best resources available to fill the media request.
We have collected all Minnesota State Fair information into a one-stop-shop called the Media Kit. Click here to download a PDF of the 2013 Media Kit.
*What's New: For an overview of what's new at the 2013 Minnesota State Fair, click on the links below:
*Daily Schedules: To view a list of all 2013 demonstrations, entertainment, competition and agriculture events by each day, click here.
*Finders: These Finder search engines will help you locate anything at the Great Minnesota Get-Together.
The photo gallery is a royalty-free source of high resolution images that may be used with print or electronic news stories. Please note: Credit must be given to the Minnesota State Fair when using the images from the gallery. Whenever possible, please list the 2013 fair dates: Aug. 22-Labor Day, Sept. 2. To view images in the Media Photo Gallery, click here.
For information about taking photographs or video footage on the fairgrounds, click here.
The Minnesota State Fair is one of the largest and best-attended expositions in the world, attracting nearly 1.8 million visitors annually. Showcasing Minnesota’s finest agriculture, art and industry, the Great Minnesota Get-Together is always Twelve Days of Fun Ending Labor Day. The 2013 Minnesota State Fair runs Aug. 22-Labor Day, Sept. 2.
For a State Fair fact sheet, corporate profile, history of the fair, trivia and other general information, please see the sidebar for downloadables.