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Aug. 22 – Labor Day, Sept. 2, 2019

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Fairgrounds Events Calendar

64 Upcoming Events (1 - 15 of 64 Events)

Thursday, March 28 - 31

Saint Paul Osman Shrine Circus

Warner Coliseum

Description

The annual 3-ring Shrine Circus returns to the State Fairgrounds in 2019. Their traditional circus features animals, aerialists, clowns, elephant rides, and other great attractions all at family friendly prices.

Times

Thursday: 10:30 a.m. & 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m. 2:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. 2:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Sunday: 10:30 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.

Admission

$15-$33 reserved seating, 2 years old & younger Free. Discounts are available from several sources. Tickets may be purchased at www.osmancircus.com, at 1-800-8-CIRCUS or at the door.

For more information, visit www.osmancircus.com

Saturday, April 13

Dog Olympics

Compeer Arena

Description

Come join us for the annual Dog Olympics hosted by the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine! We will have demonstrations from the Minnesota Disc Dog, Ramsey County police dogs, Northstar Rottweiler Club, a demonstration on duck, community and club booths. In addition, there will be various competitions including an obstacle course, costume contest and best trick contest! Some of the all day events include a meet & greet with adoptable dogs, fun games with prizes, homemade dog treats for sale, kittens for adoption, and much more!

Times

Sunday, 11 AM - 4 PM

Admission

$10 at the door or $10 online (plus processing fee) - but will reserve your spot in competitions

For more information, visit https://sites.google.com/site/umndogolympics/home

Saturday, April 13 - 14

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

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

Antique Spectacular Show & Flea Market -Spring

Grandstand

Description

250+ antique dealers exhibiting both indoors and outdoors. These dealers offer a unique blend of antique furniture, collectables, and flea market items. Discount admission coupons are available through the website address and phone number listed below or can be found in local newspapers. Interested dealers should visit the website.

Times

Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Admission

Adults $7, Children 12 & under are free

For more information, visit www.mnantiqueshows.com

GSTA Rod & Custom Spectacular

Warner Coliseum

Description

The Annual Rod & Custom Spectacular is the longest running car show in Minnesota and features the areas finest customized cars, trucks, and motorcycles. The Gopher State Timing Association supports the Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute.

Times

Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Admission

Adults $15 (16 and over), Children (7-15) $5, 6 and younger are Free Discount coupons available on GSTA website.

For more information, visit www.gstarod-custom.com

Tuesday, April 16

Machinery Hill Criterium Race Series - April

Various Roadways

Description

Bike racing training criterium series. Beginners to experts, 4 races nightly.

Times

April 16 - 5:30 PM - 9 PM
April 23 - 5:30 PM - 9 PM
April 30 - 5:30 PM - 9 PM

Admission

$25 first race

For more information, visit www.endurancepromotions.com

Saturday, April 20

MHAHA Spring Horse Show

Compeer Arena

Description

WSCA schooling division. Arabian unplugged division, Trail Section

Times

8 AM - 7 PM

Admission

Free to Public

For more information, visit www.mhaha.org

Friday, April 26 - 28

Minnesota Horse Expo

Warner Coliseum & Livestock Area

Description

The Minnesota Horse Expo is a combination of speakers, vendors, horses and more. Whether you own horses or not, there is a wealth of information available at Expo by simply walking around and observing, by asking questions of the horse owners and vendors or by attending the many lectures and demonstrations.

Times

Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Saturday 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Sunday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Admission

Admission: $11 Adults, Youth (6-12) and Seniors (62+) $7, Children 5 & under FREE.
Tickets available online at mnhorseexpo.org

For more information, visit www.mnhorseexpo.org

Saturday, April 27 - 28

Munchkin Markets Children's Consignment Sale- Spring

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

Friday, May 3 - 5

Sahara Sands Spring Classic

Warner Coliseum & Livestock Area

Description

The Sahara Sands Spring Classic Arabian Horse Show attracts competitors from Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, North and South Dakota, and Canada to compete in various classes including English pleasure, reining, dressage, hunter, western & native costume.

Admission

Free public attendance

For more information, visit www.saharasands.org

Saturday, May 4 - 5

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.org

Sunday, May 5

Northland Antique Toy, Doll & Advertising Show

Progress Center

Description

The 41st annual Toy, Doll & Advertising show features over 200 vendor tables. Hundreds of collectors from across the nation will be on hand offering unique items along with appraisals for your toy or doll.

Admission

Adults $6, Children 12 & under Free

For more information, visit www.northlandantiquetoyshow.com

Spring Extravaganza Car Show & Swap Meet

Machinery Hill

Description

The Spring Extravaganza Car Show is one of the largest one day car show and swap meets in the Twin Cites. The show features over 750 cars. All makes and models of show vehicles 2000 & older plus any year Buick are welcome. Over 500 swappers and commercial vendors will also be on hand.

Times

7 AM - 3 PM

Admission

Adults $5, Children 12 & under with paid adult Free

For more information, visit www.gopherstatebuick.org

Thursday, May 9 - 11

YMCA Garage Sale

Merchandise Mart

Description

The YMCA Garage Sale features clothing, furniture, appliances, athletic equipment, books and many other household items. Proceeds go towards funding YMCA Camp Widjiwagan and Camp du Nord.

Times

Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Admission

Free

For more information, visit www.dunord-widji-sale.com

Friday, May 10 - 11

Gold Country FairWear Sale

Visitor's Plaza

Times

Friday: 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.