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Aug. 24 – Labor Day, Sept. 4, 2023

201 Days 22 Hours 53 Mins


2023 Flowers

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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. 24-25); African Violet Society (Aug. 24-25); Minnesota Gladiolus Society (Aug. 26-27); Orchid Society of Minnesota (Sept. 1-2); Minnesota Bonsai Society (Sept. 1-2); Minnesota Dahlia Society (Sept. 3-4) and Minnesota State Florist Association (Professional Designer of the Year Aug. 30-31). The Minnesota State Fair Flower Show exhibition runs Aug. 28-29.


  • Opens: Monday, May 1
  • Entry Deadline: Thursday, Aug. 10, 4:30 p.m.

Exhibit Delivery & Return


  • Monday, Aug. 28, staged by 9 a.m.


  • Tuesday, Aug. 29, from 9-10 p.m. (props and containers must be claimed by Monday, Sept. 4, at 9 p.m.)


Questions or concerns?

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