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Aug. 26 – Labor Day, Sept. 6, 2021

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Bee & Honey

2020 Bee & Honey

The 2020 State Fair competitions have been canceled, but select virtual showcases will be held. Learn more.

Check back in the winter and spring for updated information about the 2021 fair. To get the latest State Fair competition news in your inbox, join our email list.

Bee & Honey competitions are available for exhibitors of all ages and experience levels for producers of honey, observation hives or beeswax; baking or cooking with honey; beeswax carvings or castings, artwork and crafts with bee or honey motif.

Bee & Honey – Divisions, Rules & Premiums (PDF 201k)


Opens: Monday, May 4

Entry Deadline: Monday, Aug. 17, 4:30 p.m.

Exhibit Delivery & Return


  • Saturday, Aug. 22, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (all entries)
  • Sunday, Aug. 23, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (all entries)
  • Tuesday, Aug. 25, 9 a.m. to noon (food entries only)


  • Tuesday, Sept. 8, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 9, 6-8 p.m.


  • Bee & Honey results (PDF)
  • Previous years’ results are available in the digital archive.

Questions or concerns?

For further information, please contact or 651-288-4417.