Pre-fair discount admission tickets and ride & game tickets for the 2017 Minnesota State Fair are on sale NOW! Pre-fair discount admission tickets cost $11 and are valid for any age guest (Age 5+) on any day of the fair. Children under age 5 are always free! Ride & game tickets cost $15 for a 25-ticket sheet.
Other ways to purchase pre-fair discount tickets:
(Note: A pre-fair discount admission ticket cannot be used to cover the cost of vehicle parking.)
Print a free "Just for You" card to give with your gift of State Fair admission tickets! This card prints in color on one side of an 8 1/2" x 11" sheet of paper. Fold paper in half and then in half again to create your card!
Note: Tickets purchased at the gate are valid for that day only (they cannot be used on another day).
* Discount applies to active military, spouses and kids; retired military and spouses; and military veteran and spouses when they purchase a ticket at the gate and present valid documentation of military service.
** Discount applies to public library cardholders who purchase a ticket at the gate and present a valid library card (one discount per card).
State Fairgrounds Ticket Office Address: 1312 Cosgrove St.
St. Paul, MN 55108
July 8 - Aug. 18
Monday - Friday: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The State Fair Ticket Office will be closed Aug. 7.
Monday, June 5 - Saturday, Aug. 5
Admin Too Building
1312 Cosgrove St., St. Paul, MN 55108
Tuesday, Aug. 8 - Wednesday, Aug. 23
Loop Gate (#9) on Como Avenue
1741 Como Ave., St. Paul, MN 55108
See a State Fair map.
Thursday, Aug. 24 - Monday, Sept. 4
Gate Ticket Booth Hours:
6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
6 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Labor Day
6 a.m. to midnight
6 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Labor Day
Purchase Grandstand Concert Series tickets:
Located at the east Grandstand Plaza
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
(Note: Grandstand tickets are only sold at the east Grandstand Plaza during the fair. To purchase Grandstand tickets before the fair begins, please visit Etix, the fairgrounds ticket office or call (800) 514-3849.)
To purchase Grandstand tickets by phone, call (800) 514-3849.
For more ticket office information, call (651) 288-4427. NOTE: Grandstand tickets cannot be purchased at this number.