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Aug. 22 – Labor Day, Sept. 2, 2019

87 Days 19 Hours 53 Mins

Fairgrounds Events Calendar

43 Upcoming Events (16 - 30 of 43 Events)

Tuesday, June 4 - 25

Machinery Hill Criterium Race Series - June

Various Roadways

Times

June 4, 5 p.m.- 8:45 p.m.
June 11, 5 p.m.- 8:45 p.m.
June 25, 5 p.m.- 8:45 p.m.

For more information, visit endurancepromotions.com

Saturday, June 29

Night Nation Run

Sunday, July 7

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 and 10:30 AM
Festival starts at 9:30 AM

Admission

See event website

For more information, visit www.thecolorrun.com

Wednesday, July 10 - 14

MAQHA Corporate Challenge

Warner Coliseum & Livestock Area

Description

Horse show that is AQHA/NSBA/MQHA approved.

Tuesday, July 2 - 16

Machinery Hill Criterium Race Series - July

Various Roadways

Times

July 2nd - 5:30 PM - 9 PM
July 9th - 5:30 PM - 9 PM
July 16th - 5:30 PM - 9 PM

For more information, visit www.endurancepromotions.com

Friday, July 19 - 21

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 20 - 21

Capitol Classic Horse Show

Compeer Arena

Description

Horse Show

Times

9 AM - 9 PM

Admission

Free

For more information, visit www.msha.org

Wednesday, June 26 - Monday, July 29

Tanbark Cavalcade of Roses Horse Show

Warner Coliseum & Livestock Area

Description

Tanbark is Minnesota's largest and most competitive Saddlebred and Hackney Pony Horse Show. This show features world, national and state champions. There will also be a silent auction to benefit The We Can Ride, Inc. and the show will host a special "Pink Ribbon" class to benefit The Susan G. Komen For the Cure Foundation. Come watch some beautiful horses and ponies and join in on all the excitement and fun!

Admission

Free to Public

For more information, visit www.horseshowcalendar.com

Friday, August 2 - 5

North Central Reining Futurity & Derby Show

Warner Coliseum & 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.

Saturday, September 14

Parking for Gopher Football Game

Friday, September 13 - 16

Minnesota 4-H Horse Show

Warner Coliseum & 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

For more information, visit http://www1.extension.umn.edu/youth/mn4-h/projects/animal-science/horse/

Saturday, September 21 - 22

Munchkin Markets Children's Consignment Sale- Fall

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

Twin Cities 20th Century Design Show

Progress Center

Description

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

For more information, visit www.tc20design.com

State 4-H Dog Show

4-H Building

Description

The Minnesota State 4-H Dog Show is an annual event held in the fall after the Minnesota State Fair. The state show consists of agility, obedience, showmanship and rally events. To be eligible for the state show, 4-H'ers must first qualify at their county fair.

Times

Saturday, 7:30 AM - 5 PM
Sunday, 7:30 AM - 5 PM

Admission

Free public admission

For more information, visit www.extension.umn.edu/youth/mn4-H/events/state-dog-show.html

Thursday, September 19 - 23

Western Saddle Club Horse Show

Warner Coliseum & Livestock Area

Description

One of the largest all-breed horse shows in the upper Midwest, featuring events in all areas of horse competition and all ages of riders. Includes two futurities and many vendors for horse-related items.

Admission

Free public admission

For more information, visit www.wsca.org