The Minnesota State Fair is 12 days of fun ending Labor Day. The 2021 fair runs Aug. 26-Labor Day, Sept. 6!
In 2022, join us Aug. 25-Sept. 5, and in 2023 visit us Aug. 24-Sept. 4!
You betcha! Get your admission tickets online or at the entrance gates.
For health guidance at the 2021 Minnesota State Fair, please visit our Updates page.
During the fair, enter at the gates marked on the State Fair map.
During the non-fair time, gates 5, 7, 14 and 15 are open to the public for walking and biking the fairgrounds. The fairgrounds are open daily from 6 a.m. to sunset, with the exception of closure due to some special events. Learn more about access to the fairgrounds during the non-fair time.
Contact Lost & Found at firstname.lastname@example.org or 651-288-4555.
The State Fair holds approximately 220 events during the non-fair time.
Yes! Here are some links to websites that may be useful for booking area hotel rooms. We offer these links as a convenience for our guests and hope you will find them helpful. Hotel and motel listings appearing on these sites have not been checked by State Fair personnel, and we offer no recommendation of one over another.