The Minnesota State Fair is 12 days of fun ending Labor Day. The 2023 fair runs Aug. 24-Labor Day, Sept. 4!
In 2024, join us Aug. 22-Sept. 2, and in 2025 visit us Aug. 21-Sept. 1!
Learn about hours around the fairgrounds on our hours page.
2023 Pre-Fair Discount Gate Admission Tickets are now available for $15. Learn more.
During the non-fair time, the fairgrounds are open to the public for walking and biking daily from approximately 6 a.m. to 11 p.m., with the exception of closure due to some special events. Learn more about access to the fairgrounds during the non-fair time.
During the fair, enter at the gates marked on the State Fair map.
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.