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Fairgrounds Events Calendar — Info Subject To Change

36 Upcoming Events (1 - 15 of 36 Events)

Tuesday, April 13 - Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Minnesota Community Vaccination Program

Description

All Minnesotans 16+ are eligible to receive their COVID-19 vaccine at the fairgrounds site. Appointments required.

Location

West Como Lot

For more information, visit mn.gov.

Thursday, May 6 - 9, 2021

FASH Spring Horse Show

Description

English horse show where amateurs and professionals show American Saddlebreds, Morgans and Hackney Ponies.

Location

Warner Coliseum & Livestock Complex

Hours

Morning Sessions: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Evening Sessions: 6 - 9:30 p.m.

Admission

No public admittance for 2021.

For more information, visit www.fashhorseshow.com.

Minnesota Water Garden Society

Description

Minnesota Water Garden Society is selling water-loving plants and pond fish on Mother's Day weekend at the west plaza of the Minnesota State Fair Grandstand. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, all guests must pre-register.

Location

Grandstand Plaza

Hours

Thursday & Friday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For more information, visit mnwgs.ticketleap.com.

Friday, May 7, 2021

Booyah Bash at the Drive-In

Description

Whether you join us in-person or participate virtually, we look forward to seeing you to celebrate the graduating Breakthrough Twin Cities class, hear from our fantastic Teaching Fellows, and learn about our newest site.

Location

Kidway Lot

Hours

6 - 10:45 p.m.

Admission

Drive-In: $500
Virtual: Free

For more information, visit www.breakthroughtwincities.org.

Friday, May 7 - 8, 2021

State Fair and Sports Team Merchandise Clearance Sale

Description

Save up to 70 percent on a giant selection of apparel, accessories and novelties from the State Fair and your favorite hometown sports teams. Stop by Visitors Plaza on the corner of Dan Patch Avenue and Underwood Street on the State Fairgrounds.

Location

Visitor's Plaza

Hours

Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 15 - 23, 2021

Twin Cities Auto Show

Description

The Twin Cities Auto Show is taking a road trip and want YOU to come along! Filling the fairgrounds with amazing vehicles, 7 new neighborhoods, test drives, interactive courses and so much more, the 2021 show will be bigger, better and safer than ever.

Location

Fairgrounds

Hours

Saturday, May 15th - Saturday May 22nd: 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 23rd: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Admission

Adults (Ages 16+): $15.00 online ($20 on-site)
Teens (Ages 11-15): $5 online and on-site (Lower pricing in 2021!)
Children (Ages 10 & under): FREE!
Half Price Wednesday, May 19, 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.: $10.00

For more information, visit twincitiesautoshow.com.

Sunday, May 16, 2021

Riders & Ribbons Horse Show

Description

Riders & Ribbons are horse shows for riders in lesson programs to test their skills by competing in a safe inspiring environment.

Location

Compeer Arena

Hours

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Admission

Free to Spectators

Thursday, June 3 - 10, 2021

Schubert Revealed: Mini Outdoor Music Festival

Description

Schubert Club’s 2020-21 Featured Artists, David Finckel and Wu Han, perform chamber music by Franz Schubert as a part of their residency, “Schubert Revealed.”

Location

West End Market

Hours

Thursday, June 3: 7 p.m.
Saturday, June 5: 7 p.m.
Sunday, June 6: 7 p.m.
Tuesday, June 8: 7 p.m.
Thursday, June 10: 7 p.m.

Admission

$25

For more information, visit schubert.org.

Friday, June 4 - 6, 2021

International Gem & Jewelry Show

Description

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.

Location

Progress Center

Hours

Friday: noon to 6 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Admission

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

For more information, visit www.intergem.com.

Saturday, June 5, 2021

BIZ-ingo at the Fair

Description

After a year of virtual fun, play BIZ-ingo in-person! Local food & drink will be available, along with grand prizes and other in-person fun.

Location

Education Building

Hours

5-10:30 p.m.

Admission

$20

For more information, visit localbizingo.com.

Sunday, June 6, 2021

GMCCA Car Show & Swap Meet

Location

North Lots

Hours

Vendor Load-In: 6-8:00 a.m.
Event: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Admission

Adults $5
Children (12 & under): Free
Show Vehicles: $15
Vehicles for Sale: $20
Swap Spaces: $15 each

For more information, visit www.gmcca.com.

Wednesday, June 9 - 13, 2021

Region 10 AHA Championship Show

Location

Warner Coliseum & Livestock Complex

Hours

8 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. daily

Admission

Free Public Admission

For more information, visit www.region10arabians.com.

Saturday, June 12, 2021

St. Paul Summer Beer Fest

Description

Saint Paul's biggest beer festival dedicated to craft beers! This outdoor craft beer festival will feature sampling from over 70 breweries in a commemorative tasting glass, live music on two stages, tasty food, and a silent auction benefiting the YMCA.

Location

International Bazaar

Hours

1-5 p.m.

Admission

VIP: $60
General Admission: $45
Designated Drivers: $15

For more information, visit www.stpaulsummerbeerfest.com.

Saturday, June 12 - 13, 2021

MWCA Weapons Show & Sale

Description

100% firearms, ammunition and accessories will be featured. The event offers collectors the opportunity to buy, sell and trade.

Location

Education Building

Hours

Saturday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Admission

Adults: $5
Children (12 & under): Free
Children under 18 years of age are not permitted without a parent or guardian.

For more information, visit www.mwca.org.

Wednesday, June 23 - 26, 2021

Tanbark Cavalcade of Roses Horse Show

Description

This show features world, national and state champions. There will also be a silent auction to benefit We Can Ride and other organizations, and the show will host a special "Pink Ribbon" class to benefit The Susan G. Komen.

Location

Warner Coliseum & Livestock Complex

Hours

Wednesday: 10:30 a.m. & 6:30 p.m.
Thursday: 10:30 a.m. & 6:30 p.m.
Friday: 10:30 a.m. & 6:30 p.m.
Saturday: 10:30 a.m. & 6:00 p.m.
Daily end times are around 10:00 p.m

Admission

Free Public Admission

For more information, visit www.tanbarkshow.com.