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Aug. 22 – Labor Day, Sept. 2, 2019

Fair FAQ

What are the dates of the fair?

The Minnesota State Fair is always 12 days of fun ending Labor Day. The 2019 fair runs Aug. 22 – Sept. 2. In 2020, join us Aug. 27 – Sept. 7, and in 2021 visit us Aug. 26 – Sept. 6!

Where can I share a comment or suggestion?

During the fair, please stop by Guest Relations at Visitors Plaza from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. You can also email

Does the State Fair offer refunds on admission or Grandstand tickets?

No refunds are issued for State Fair admission or Grandstand tickets. In the event that a Grandstand concert is canceled, however, refund instructions will be posted on the fair’s website.

Where can I learn about the events taking place on the fairgrounds?

The State Fair holds approximately 150 events during the non-fair time.

See a calendar

How can I contact Lost & Found?

Fair-time Lost & Found is now closed for 2018. If you believe you lost an item on the fairgrounds during the non-fair time, please call 651-288-4555 for more information.