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


2020 Flowers

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. 27-28); African Violet Society (Aug. 27-28); Minnesota Gladiolus Society (Aug. 29-30); Federated Garden Clubs of Minnesota, Inc. (Sept. 2-3); Orchid Society of Minnesota (Sept. 4-5); Minnesota Bonsai Society (Sept. 4-5); Minnesota Dahlia Society (Sept. 6-7) and Minnesota State Florist Association (Professional Designer of the Year Sept. 2-3). The Minnesota State Fair Flower Show exhibition runs Aug. 31-Sept. 1.

Minnesota State Fair Flower Show – Divisions, Rules & Premiums (PDF 170k)

Sponsored Flower Show Contact Page (PDF)


Opens: Monday, May 4

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

Register Online

Exhibit Delivery & Return


  • Monday, Aug. 31, staged by 9 a.m.


  • Tuesday, Sept. 1, 9-10 p.m. (props and containers must be claimed by Monday, Sept. 7, 9 p.m.)


  • Minnesota State Fair Flower Show results (PDF)
  • Previous years’ results are available in the digital archive.

Questions or concerns?

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