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Aug. 22 – Labor Day, Sept. 2, 2019

182 Days 2 Hours 15 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 wherever pre-fair discount admission tickets are sold (with the exception of online) beginning in June.

During the fair, books can be purchased at State FairWear Gift Shops and Bargain Book & State Fair Poster Carts. Books purchased during the fair support the mission of the Minnesota State Fair Foundation. See a map.