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Aug. 22 – Labor Day, Sept. 2, 2019

Fairgrounds Events Calendar

21 Upcoming Events (1 - 15 of 21 Events)

Friday, September 13 - 16

Minnesota 4-H Horse Show

Warner Coliseum & Livestock Area

Description

Statewide horse show and knowledge competition for qualifying members of the 4-H Horse Program. The State 4-H Horse Show is the largest youth show in Minnesota. It is organized, managed and funded by the Minnesota 4-H Horse Association and volunteers.

Times

Friday 7:00 a.m. 11:00* p.m.
Saturday 7:00 a.m. 11:00* p.m.
Sunday 7:00 a.m. 11:00* p.m.
Monday 7:00 a.m. 5:00* p.m.
*Times are approximate

Admission

Free Public Admission

For more information, visit www.extension.umn.edu/4-h-events/minnesota-4-h-state-horse-show

Saturday, September 14

Parking for Gopher Football Game

Thursday, September 19 - 23

Western Saddle Club Horse Show

Warner Coliseum & Livestock Area

Description

One of the largest all-breed horse shows in the upper Midwest, featuring events in all areas of horse competition and all ages of riders. Includes two futurities and many vendors for horse-related items.

Admission

Free public admission

For more information, visit www.wsca.org

Saturday, September 21 - 22

Munchkin Markets Children's Consignment Sale- Fall

Education Building

Description

Munchkin Markets, LLC is a weekend long seasonal children's consignment sale selling pre-loved and new children's clothing and accessories appropriate for the upcoming season. You will also find a unique variety of quality toys, books, high chairs, swings, exersaucers, strollers, nursery furniture, and so much more! Have some things to sell? Consignors earn up to 80% of the selling price of their items and have early shopping privileges.

Times

Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (most items are 1/2 price this day)

Admission

Saturday: $1.00 admission (free with the donation of a non-perishable food item), Sunday: free admission

For more information, visit www.munchkinmarkets.com

Twin Cities 20th Century Design Show

Progress Center

Description

The Twin Cities 20th Century Art & Design Show From Mission to Modern is the largest event in the midwest showcasing mission furniture and accessories from the American Arts & Crafts movement (1890-1920). Now the show will include other 20th Century movements including Art Modern, Art Deco and Mid Century. High quality reproductions will also be for sale. From Stickley to Eames, this is a show you won't want to miss.

Times

Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Admission

Adults $7, Children 12 & under Free

For more information, visit www.tc20design.com

State 4-H Dog Show

4-H Building

Description

The Minnesota State 4-H Dog Show is an annual event held in the fall after the Minnesota State Fair. The state show consists of agility, obedience, showmanship and rally events. To be eligible for the state show, 4-H'ers must first qualify at their county fair.

Times

Saturday, 7:30 AM - 5 PM
Sunday, 7:30 AM - 5 PM

Admission

Free public admission

For more information, visit www.extension.umn.edu/youth/mn4-H/events/state-dog-show.html

Friday, September 27 - 29

International Gem & Jewelry Show

Progress Center

Description

The International Gem & Jewelry Show is one of the largest exhibitions of gems, minerals and jewelry in the world. The show features one-of-a-kind jewelry creations, gorgeous wedding bands and engagement rings, exotic gems, beads, exquisite fine jewelry, fashion jewelry, estate collections and much more. This event offers convenience, selection, and value, all in one place.

Times

Friday, 12 PM - 6 PM
Saturday, 10 AM - 6 PM
Sunday, 11 AM - 5 PM

Admission

Adults $8 ($2 discount available on website), Children 8 & under NOT permitted.

For more information, visit www.intergem.com

Fall Festival Arabian Horse Show

Warner Coliseum & Livestock Area

Description

An all Arabian Futurity show that awards over $200,000.00 in prize money. Horses are presented by amateurs.

Times

Friday 9 AM, 1 PM, 6 PM
Saturday 9 AM, 1 PM
Sunday 10 AM

Admission

Free pubilc admission

For more information, visit www.medallionstallion.com

Saturday, September 28 - 29

MWCA Weapons Show & Sale

Education Building

Description

The Minnesota Weapon Collectors Association, the largest and oldest weapons collectors group in the state, returns with their annual show at the Education Building. 100% firearms, ammunition and accessories will be featured. The event offers collectors the opportunity to buy, sell and trade.

Times

Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Admission

Adults $5, Children 12 & under Free, Under 18 years of age not admitted without parent or guardian

For more information, visit www.mwca.com

Antique Spectacular Show & Flea Market- Fall

Grandstand

Description

250 dealers exhibiting both indoors and outdoors. Dealers offer a unique blend of antique furniture, collectables and outdoor flea market items. Discount admission coupons available on website, in newspapers or by calling Prime Promotions. Interested dealers can visit website for contracts or call Prime Promotions.

Times

Saturday, 8 AM - 5 PM
Sunday, 10 AM - 4 PM

Admission

Adults $7, Children 12 & under Free

For more information, visit www.mnantiqueshows.com

Minneapolis- St. Paul Military Relic & Collector Show- Fall

Progress Center

Description

This show and sale highlights military history items from Civil War to present with emphasis on Minnesota Military History. Dealers are from around the country and Canada.

Times

Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m

Admission

$6; Children under 10 are free.

For more information, visit www.mspmilitaryshow.com

Sunday, September 29

Midwest Fall Swap Meet and Antique Auto Show

North Lots

Description

The Midwest Fall Swapmeet and Car Show is the premier event of its kind, attracting hundreds of vendors and thousands of buyers to an ideal location

Times

7:30 AM - 4 PM

Admission

Adults $5, Children 10 and under Free

For more information, visit www.midwestswapmeet.com

Tuesday, October 1 - 6

Minnesota Harvest Horse Show

Warner Coliseum & Livestock Area

Description

Longest Running Indoor, exclusively hunter/jumper horse show in United States. Celebrating its 25th Anniversary.

Times

Tuesday-Sunday: 7:30 AM
Saturday $25,000 Grand Prix - 7:30 PM

Admission

Free public Admission during the day. Tickets for $25,000 Grand Prix on Saturday, October 8 at 6 PM -$14 at the door, $12 online

For more information, visit www.minnesotaharvesthorseshow.com

Friday, October 4 - 5

Twin Cities Oktoberfest

Progress Center

Description

Release your inner German at Twin Cities OktoberFest. Featuring Summit OktoberFest beer with other fine Summit beers, Pedroncelli wines, traditional OktoberFest music, food and dance entertainment, games & more!

Times

Friday, 5:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.
Saturday, 12:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.

Admission

$30 includes 24 oz stein & 1 fill; discounts at living social, twitter, facebook and website

For more information, visit www.twincitiesoktoberfest.com

Friday, October 4 - 6

Half Price Books Clearance Event

Grandstand

Description

Half Price Books Clearance Event. One of the Twin Cities' Largest Used Book Sales. Everything $2 or Less. Hardback Fiction & Non-Fiction. Children's Books. Thousands of DVDs, CDs, Videos, Cassettes, Software and More!

Times

9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. daily

Admission

Free

For more information, visit www.hpb.com