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Fairgrounds Events Calendar — Info Subject To Change

25 Upcoming Events (1 - 15 of 25 Events)

Friday, January 27 - Sunday, February 5, 2023

Minnesota State Snow Sculpting Competition

Description

Organized by the Saint Paul Vulcans, Vulcan Snow Park takes place on the Minnesota State Fairgrounds during the Saint Paul Winter Carnival.

Come play in the snow and enjoy amazing snow sculptures!

Hours

Competition:
Jan. 27 - 28: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Jan. 29: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. (winners announced at 1 p.m.)
Snow Sculpture Viewing:
Jan. 30 - Feb. 5: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Admission

Free

For more information, visit www.mnsnowpark.com.

Saturday, February 11, 2023

North Star Roller Derby Season 17 - Bout 4

Description

North Star Roller Derby is a member-run, nonprofit roller derby league based in Minneapolis. Skaters play a version of the roller derby you may have seen on TV in the 80s, but on a flat track instead of a banked track.

Location

Warner Coliseum

Hours

Doors Open at 5 p.m.
Bout at 6 p.m.

Admission

$12 - $17

For more information, visit www.northstarrollerderby.com.

Saturday, February 18, 2023

2023 Gina Morri Invitational

Description

Tenth Annual Gina Morri Invitational in memory of Gina Cerise Morri.

Location

Warner Coliseum

Hours

Saturday: 8 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Admission

Adults (17+): $20
Seniors: $15
Children (6-16): $10
Children (5 and under): Free

For more information, visit www.midwestgymnasticsboosterclub.org.

Saturday, February 25, 2023

13th Annual Winter Beer Dabbler

Description

Winter Beer Dabbler, the Midwest's biggest and best winter beer festival, will make its return to the Fairgrounds on February 25, 2023. Enjoy food trucks, music, and more all while tasting unlimited samples of craft beer and cider from across the U.S.

Hours

3-6:30 p.m. (early access begins at 2 p.m.)

Admission

General Admission: $55 + fees
Early Access: $75 + fees
Designated Driver: $20 + fees

For more information, visit beerdabbler.com.

Friday, March 3 - 5, 2023

Twin Cities Regional Science Fairs

Description

The Twin Cities Regional Science Fairs' mission is to provide opportunities for interaction with professionals, discussion of project goals, presentation of ideas, and project analysis for all youth in the Twin Cities nine county area.

Location

Warner Coliseum

Hours

Friday, March 3: 8 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 4: Volunteers only
Sunday, March 5: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Admission

Free

For more information, visit tcrsf.net.

Friday, March 10 - 12, 2023

George's Minnesota Muskie Expo

Description

George’s Minnesota Minnesota Muskie Expo is a fishing show for muskie anglers. The show includes seminars, retailers, resorts, factory reps, lures, rods, reels, maps, publications, muskie guides, reproductions, boats, kids zone and much much more.

Location

Warner Coliseum

Hours

Friday: 2-8:30 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Admission

Adults: $10
Weekend Pass: $17
Children (12 & under): Free

For more information, visit mnmuskieexpo.com.

Thursday, March 23 - 26, 2023

Saint Paul Osman Shrine Circus

Description

The annual 3-ring Shrine Circus returns to the State Fairgrounds in 2023. Their traditional circus features animals, aerialists, clowns, and other great attractions all at family friendly prices.

Location

Warner Coliseum

Hours

Thursday: 10:30 a.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

Reserved Seating: $20-$35
Children (2 years old & younger): Free
Opening Night: $10 (all seats)
Please visit www.osmancircus.com to view available discounts. Tickets may be purchased online, at 1-800-8-CIRCUS or at the door.

For more information, visit osmancircus.com.

Saturday, April 1 - 2, 2023

GSTA Rod & Custom Spectacular Car Show

Description

65th Annual Rod & Custom Spectacular Car Show

Location

Warner Coliseum

Hours

Saturday: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Admission

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

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

Thursday, April 20 - 23, 2023

Munchkin Markets Children's Consignment Sale - Spring

Description

Munchkin Markets, is a 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, strollers and more!

Location

Education Building

Hours

Saturday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Admission

Early bird shopping Friday starting at $5/person
Saturday & Sunday FREE

For more information, visit www.munchkinmarkets.com.

Saturday, April 22, 2023

MHAHA Spring Horse Show

Description

WSCA schooling division. Arabian unplugged division, Trail Section

Location

Compeer Arena

Hours

8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Admission

Free to Public

For more information, visit www.mhaha.org.

Friday, April 28 - 30, 2023

Minnesota Horse Expo

Description

This event is a combination of speakers, vendors, horses and more. The 2023 Minnesota Horse Expo will feature 2 PRCA Rodeo performances - Friday, April 28 and Saturday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m. in the Coliseum.

Location

Warner Coliseum & Livestock Complex

Hours

Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Sunday: 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Admission

Expo Tickets at the Gate
Adults (13-61): $13.00, All 3 Days - $35.00
Seniors (62+): $ 9.00, All 3 Days -$25.00
Youth (6-12): $ 9.00, All 3 Days - $25.00
Children (5 & under): Free

For more information, visit www.mnhorseexpo.org.

Saturday, April 29 - 30, 2023

Antique Spectacular Show & Flea Market - Spring

Description

250 dealers offer a unique blend of antique furniture, collectables and outdoor flea market items. Interested dealers can visit the website for contracts or call Prime Promotions.

Location

Grandstand

Hours

Saturday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Admission

Adults: $8
Children (12 & under): Free

For more information, visit www.mnantiqueshows.com.

Friday, May 5 - 7, 2023

Sahara Sands Spring Classic

Description

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

Location

Warner Coliseum & Livestock Complex

Hours

Friday, April 29: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday, April 30: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Sunday, May 1: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For more information, visit www.saharasands.org.

Saturday, May 6, 2023

Animal Humane Society Walk for Animals

Description

The Walk for Animals comes to the Minnesota State Fairgrounds Saturday, May 6, offering plenty of room for celebrating second chances and making a difference for animals in need.

Location

International Bazaar

Hours

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Admission

Cash and credit card donations accepted

For more information, visit secure.animalhumanesociety.org.

Sunday, May 7, 2023

Northland Vintage Toy, Train, Advertising & Pop Culture Show

Description

The 45th annual show features more than 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.

Location

Progress Center

Hours

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Admission

Adults: $6
Children (12 & under): Free

For more information, visit www.northlandantiquetoyshow.com.