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The 2020 Minnesota State Fair is canceled. Learn more. See you Aug. 26 – Sept. 6, 2021!

Blue Ribbon Bargain Book

What is the Blue Ribbon Bargain Book?

The Blue Ribbon Bargain Book, sponsored by Minnesota Lottery, features 150 coupons with huge savings on food, merchandise and attractions valid all 12 days of the fair!


• $5 per book

Where to Purchase

When on sale, books are available for $5 at the fairgrounds tickets, at participating Cub stores, many locations in Greater Minnesota and Hudson, Wis., and Minneapolis Visitor Information. Learn more about where to purchase books.

During the fair, Blue Ribbon Bargain Books can be purchased at State FairWear Gift Shops and Bargain Book & State Fair Poster Carts (while supplies last). See a map. Books purchased during the fair support the mission of the Minnesota State Fair Foundation.

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