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Aug. 23 – Labor Day, Sept. 3, 2018

63 Days 5 Hours 52 Mins

Fairgrounds Events Calendar

26 Upcoming Events (1 - 15 of 26 Events)

Tuesday, June 5 - 26

Machinery Hill Criterium Race Series - June

Various Roadways

Times

June 5, 5 p.m.- 8:45 p.m.
June 12, 5 p.m.- 8:45 p.m.
June 26, 5 p.m.- 8:45 p.m.

For more information, visit www.endurancepromotions.com

Friday, June 22 - 23

Twin Cities Classic Car Auction

Cattle Barn

Friday, June 22 - 24

MSRA Back to the 50's

Fairgrounds

Description

The 45th Annual Back to the 50's Car Show will feature over 10,000 street rods and custom cars along with commercial vendors, swappers, crafters, entertainment and much more.

Times

Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Sunday: 6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Admission

Adults $12, Children 12 and under Free

For more information, visit www.msra.com

Thursday, June 28

Midsummer Mile

Various Roadways

Description

One mile roadrace open to runners of all ages and abilities. Chip timing and technical shirts for all. Includes post race party and refreshments.

Times

Registration 5:15 p.m.-6:15 p.m.
Race 6:15 p.m.-7:15 p.m.

Admission

$25 in advance, $30 day of race, Youth Under 14: $15 - online registration available at www.midsummermile.com

For more information, visit www.midsummermile.com

Friday, June 29 - 30

Twin Cities Antiquarian and Rare Book Fair

Progress Center

Description

The 27th Annual Twin Cities Book Fair features used, rare, and antiquarian books including illustrated and children's, maps and prints, first editions, Americana, fine bindings, mysteries, private press, and unusual books in many fields.

Times

Friday: 3:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Admission

$7 on Friday, $5 on Saturday, Children 10 and under Free

Monday, July 2 - 7

American Simmental Association Jr. Nationals Show

Warner Coliseum and Livestock Area

Sunday, July 8

The Color Run

Various Roadways

Description

5K Fun Run with a Colorful Twist. Parking in Midway lot, Robin Lot and West Como Lot.

Times

Race times: 9:00 AM | 9:45 AM | 10:30 AM
Festival starts at 9:30 AM

For more information, visit www.thecolorrun.com

Thursday, July 12 - 15

MAQHA Corporate Challenge

Warner Coliseum and Livestock Area

Description

Horse show that is AQHA/NSBA/MQHA approved.

Friday, July 20 - 22

Street Machine Nationals

Fairgrounds

Description

This three-day event will showcase over 5,000 street machines and muscle cars. All makes and models of two wheel drive vehicles are invited to join this bash. The crowd pleasing Burnout Competition, the dyno challenge, Pro Builders Shootout, Street Machine Challenge and rolling rods galore, will all be a part of the action.

Times

Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Admission

Adults- $13 (advance), $15 (at gate), $26 (2 day pass), $39 (3 day pass), Children (Under the age of 10) – Free w/ Paid Adult • $45 in advance (before July 8), $65 on site,Advanced tickets available on website and at O’Reilly Auto Parts

For more information, visit www.streetmachinenationals.net/

Saturday, July 21 - 22

Capitol Classic Horse Show

AgStar Arena

Admission

Free

For more information, visit www.msha.org

Thursday, August 2 - 5

North Central Reining Futurity and Derby Show

Warner Coliseum and Livestock Area

Description

The Reining Horse show features some of the premier professionals in the sport. These young horses are fun to watch because of the remarkable maneuvers they do at such a young age. Some of the nation's best riders will be competing for over $60,000 in prize money.

Admission

Free

Saturday, September 15

Model Railroad Show and Sale

Education Building

Description

Over 200 tables of new and used trains, toys, models, tools and many other hobby or collectable items.

Times

Saturday, 9 AM - 3 PM

Admission

Adults $6, Children 5 and under Free

Sunday, September 16

Motorcyle Swap Meet

North Lots

Description

This one-day motorcycle swap meet will showcase all years and all makes of motorcycles. Swap space is assigned on a first come, first serve basis. All items must be motorcycle related. No weapons and no alcohol will be allowed. The event will be held rain or shine!

Times

7 AM - 2PM

Admission

Adults $6, Children 5 and under Free

Friday, September 14 - 17

Minnesota 4-H Horse Show

Warner Coliseum and 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

Saturday, September 22 - 23

Twin Cities 20th Century Design Show

Progress Center

Description

The Twin Cities 20th Century Art and Design Show “From Mission to Modern” is the largest event in the midwest showcasing mission furniture and accessories from the American Arts and 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 and under Free

For more information, visit www.tc20design.com