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Aug. 22 – Labor Day, Sept. 2, 2019

149 Days 5 Hours 55 Mins

Blue Ribbon Bargain Book

What is the Blue Ribbon Bargain Book?

The Blue Ribbon Bargain Book features 150 coupons with huge savings on food, merchandise and attractions valid all 12 days of the fair! See a list of the 2019 Blue Ribbon Bargain Book coupons here this summer!


  • $5 per book

Where to Purchase

Before the fair starts, Blue Ribbon Bargain Books can be purchased beginning in June at the State Fair Ticket Office (see hours), at participating Cub stores, many locations in greater Minnesota and Hudson, Wis., and Minneapolis Visitor Information (while supplies last).

During the fair, 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.