Pre-fair discount tickets for the 2016 Minnesota State Fair are on sale NOW for just $10! Purchase them online.
Please allow up to two weeks for processing and delivery.
Pre-fair discount tickets are valid for any age guest on any day of the fair.
The Minnesota State Fair Ticket Office’s regular hours (Monday-Saturday) will begin in June. Until then, please purchase pre-fair discount admission tickets online.
(Note: A pre-fair discount admission ticket cannot be used to cover the cost of vehicle parking.)
Print a free card to give with 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!
* Discount applies to active military, spouses and kids; retired military and spouses; and military veterans 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).
Ticket Office Address: 1312 Cosgrove St. on the State Fairgrounds
To purchase Grandstand tickets by phone, call (800) 514-3849. For more ticket office information, call
The Minnesota State Fair Ticket Office on the fairgrounds is currently closed with the exception of special limited-time openings for Grandstand on-sales. Regular hours (Monday-Saturday) will begin in June. Learn more about the fairgrounds ticket office.