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Aug. 22 – Labor Day, Sept. 2, 2024

92 Days 6 Hours 47 Mins

Fairgrounds Events Calendar — Info Subject To Change

33 Upcoming Events (1 - 15 of 33 Events)

Thursday, May 23 - 26, 2024

2024 Kickoff to Summer at the Fair

Hours

Thursday, May 23: 4-9 p.m.
Friday, May 24: 4-9 p.m.
Saturday, May 25: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday, May 26: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

For more information, visit www.mnstatefair.org.

Saturday, June 1, 2024

Girls on the Run 5k

Description

Girls on the Run inspires girls of all abilities to recognize their individual strengths while building a sense of connection in a team setting. At the end of the season, the team completes a 5K together, which provides a tangible sense of accomplishment.

Hours

8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Admission

$30 March 1-May 14
$35 May 15-June 1
$40 Race Day

For more information, visit www.gotrmn.org.

Sunday, June 2, 2024

GMCCA Car Show & Swap Meet

Description

GMCCA is comprised of twelve car & truck clubs based out of the Minneapolis and St. Paul metropolitan area in Minnesota. In June of each year we hold our GMCCA All-GM Show and Swap Meet on Machinery Hill at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds.

Hours

7 a.m. open for swappers
8 a.m. to 3 p.m. open for general public

Admission

Adults: $10
Children (12 & under): Free
Show Vehicles: $15
Vehicles for Sale: $25
Swap Spaces: $25 each

For more information, visit www.gmcca.com.

Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Machinery Hill Criterium Race Series

Description

Endurance Promotions provides chip timing systems and race management for bicycle, nordic skiing, inline and running races.

Hours

5-9 p.m.

For more information, visit www.endurancepromotions.com.

Wednesday, June 5 - 9, 2024

Region 10 AHA Championship Show

Location

Warner Coliseum

Hours

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

Admission

Free

For more information, visit www.region10arabians.com.

Friday, June 7 - 8, 2024

Viking Motorcycle Show

Description

National meet of the Viking Chapter, Antique Motorcycle Club of America, and the Vintage Japanese Motorcycle Club. Large, indoor and outdoor swap meet. Indoor display of over 150 vintage and antique motorcycles.

Location

Progress Center

Hours

Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Admission

Adults $10.00, Children 12 & under Free

For more information, visit www.vikingmc.org.

Saturday, June 8 - 9, 2024

MAC Autocross MOWOG Series

Description

Explore the limits of your car and your driving skills while having fun and competing against your friends.

Hours

7:15 am to 8:00 am - Event check-in (all drivers MUST check-in)
7:30 to 9:00 am - Course walking
7:30 am to 8:30 am - Tech inspection
8:15 am to 8:30 am - Novice Course Walk
9:00 am - Drivers meeting
9:30 am - First car off

Admission

Advance Registration (through 06/09/23):
$35 MAC members
$40 Non-members

Late/Day of Event Registration (06/10/23 or later):
$45 MAC members
$50 Non-members

For more information, visit mnautox.motorsportreg.com.

Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Machinery Hill Criterium Race Series

Description

Endurance Promotions provides chip timing systems and race management for bicycle, nordic skiing, inline and running races.

Hours

5-9 p.m.

For more information, visit www.endurancepromotions.com.

Friday, June 21 - 23, 2024

MSRA Back to the 50's

Description

The 50th 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.

Hours

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

Admission

Advanced Tickets: $13.00 (can be purchased beginning in June at participating NAPA Auto stores in MN and western WI)
At the Gate: $15.00 (cash only)
Children (15 and under): Free with a paid adult

For more information, visit msrabacktothe50s.com.

Classic Car MarketPlace

Location

Miracle of Birth Center

Hours

Friday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Admission

No charge with MSRA admission

For more information, visit www.twincitiesauctions.com.

Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Machinery Hill Criterium Race Series

Description

Endurance Promotions provides chip timing systems and race management for bicycle, nordic skiing, inline and running races.

Hours

5-9 p.m.

For more information, visit www.endurancepromotions.com.

Wednesday, June 26 - 29, 2024

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

For more information, visit www.tanbarkshow.com.

Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Machinery Hill Criterium Race Series

Description

Endurance Promotions provides chip timing systems and race management for bicycle, nordic skiing, inline and running races.

Hours

5-9 p.m.

For more information, visit www.endurancepromotions.com.

Wednesday, July 10 - 14, 2024

MAQHA Corporate Challenge

Description

Horse show that is AQHA/NSBA/MQHA approved.

Location

Warner Coliseum & Livestock Complex

Hours

Wed: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Thurs: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Fri: 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sat: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sun: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

For more information, visit www.maqhacorporatechallenge.com.

Saturday, July 13 - 14, 2024

MAC Autocross MOWOG Series

Description

Explore the limits of your car and your driving skills while having fun and competing against your friends.

Hours

7:15 am to 8:00 am - Event check-in (all drivers MUST check-in)
7:30 to 9:00 am - Course walking
7:30 am to 8:30 am - Tech inspection
8:15 am to 8:30 am - Novice Course Walk
9:00 am - Drivers meeting
9:30 am - First car off

Admission

Advance Registration (through 06/09/23):
$35 MAC members
$40 Non-members

Late/Day of Event Registration (06/10/23 or later):
$45 MAC members
$50 Non-members

For more information, visit mnautox.motorsportreg.com.