The following information applied to the 2015 fair. We'll update 2016 details in the spring and summer!

During the 2015 Minnesota State Fair, free Wi-Fi service is available in a hotspot located outside at the west Grandstand Plaza, L23 on the State Fair map. This service is powered by DragNFly Wireless. Look for the bright green umbrellas!

In addition, free Wi-Fi service also is available at the Xfinity booth located outside the FAN Central exhibit on Underwood Street, south of Dan Patch, R24 on the State Fair map. Also offering Wi-Fi is Cafe Caribe, located  on the south side of Carnes Avenue between Liggett and Nelson streets, L27 on the State Fair map.

Special note: Once downloaded, the Minnesota State Fair app is designed to work without Wi-Fi or a data plan, except when updating.

During the non-fair period, free Wi-Fi service is not available. Internet service is available for purchase during events in select areas of the fairgrounds. Email events@mnstatefair.org for info on purchasing Wi-Fi service during the non-fair period.