The following information applied to the 2017 fair. We'll update 2018 details in the spring and summer!

During the Minnesota State Fair, the fairgrounds are open daily from 6 a.m. to midnight (10 p.m. on Labor Day); guests can enter the outside gates from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. (9 p.m. on Labor Day).

View details on the hours of specific buildings, exhibits and Mighty Midway & Kidway during the fair.

During the non-fair time, the fairgrounds are open to the public daily from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m., with the exception of some special events.