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Aug. 26 – Labor Day, Sept. 6, 2021

31 Days 20 Hours 29 Mins

Fair FAQ

Accessibility Questions

Please note: This information has not yet been updated for 2021. Please check back in the spring and summer!

What accessible services are offered at the fair?

So many – so we made a video about all of them! Check it out.

Where can I find accessible parking?

During the State Fair, hundreds of parking spaces for people with accessible parking permits are available on-site as noted on the State Fair map. Space is available on a first-come basis. Regular parking rates apply.

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Several Park & Ride lots feature accessible buses and parking spaces for people with accessible parking permits. In addition, the Oscar Johnson Arena Park & Ride lot is exclusively for persons with accessible parking permits and their companions.

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Can I rent a wheelchair or electric mobility scooter?

HomeTown Mobility rents wheelchairs, electric mobility scooters, strollers and wagons.

More Details and Rental Fees

Are ASL interpreters available?

Specific requests for interpreter services will be scheduled depending on availability between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. during the fair and should be directed to 651-288-4448 or

For all paid Grandstand shows, ASL interpreters are available upon request with 14 days’ notice. Please call 651-288-4427 or email to purchase tickets and request an interpreter.

See an ASL-Interpreted Show Schedule

Where can I charge my electric mobility scooter or wheelchair battery?

If you need a regular electrical outlet plug-in to charge an electric scooter/wheelchair battery, there are two options on the fairgrounds during the State Fair.

  • Outlets, designated with disability signs, are available on the exterior south side of the Grandstand between the two entrance doors
  • Care & Assistance located south of West End Market (open 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.)

Can I bring my service dog to the fair?

Service dogs are permitted on the fairgrounds. Service dogs are those that have been individually trained to do work or perform tasks for a person with a disability. Dogs whose sole function is to provide comfort or emotional support do not qualify as service animals under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please note: During the 12 days of the Minnesota State Fair, pets are not allowed on the fairgrounds, with the exception of service dogs or animals approved as part of an exhibition.

Didn’t find the answer to your question on this page? Check out our Accessibility Guide!