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Aug. 22 – Labor Day, Sept. 2, 2019



Competitions for junior, amateur, advanced amateur and open exhibitors. The Minnesota State Fair hosts flower shows sponsored by Minnesota State Horticultural Society (Potted Plant Show Aug. 23-24); African Violet Society (Aug. 23-24); Minnesota Gladiolus Society (Aug. 25-26); Federated Garden Clubs of Minnesota, Inc. (Aug. 29-30); Orchid Society of Minnesota (Aug. 31-Sept. 1); Minnesota Bonsai Society (Aug. 31-Sept. 1); Minnesota Dahlia Society (Sept. 2-3) and Minnesota State Florist Association (Professional Designer of the Year Aug. 29-30). In addition, “Minnesota Reads” is the theme for the Minnesota State Fair Flower Show exhibition Aug. 27-28.

Minnesota State Fair Flower Show – Divisions, Rules & Premiums (PDF)

Sponsored Flower Show Contact Page (PDF)


Opens: Monday, May 7

Entry Deadline: Monday, Aug. 13, 4:30 p.m.

Register Online

Exhibit Delivery & Return


  • Monday, Aug. 27, staged by 9 a.m.


  • Tuesday, Aug. 28, 9-10 p.m. (props and containers must be claimed by Monday, Sept. 3, 9 p.m.)


Questions or concerns?

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