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Aug. 26 – Labor Day, Sept. 6, 2021

213 Days 17 Hours 20 Mins


2020 Flowers

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.

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.

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.