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Aug. 22 – Labor Day, Sept. 2, 2019

Fair FAQ

How much is admission to the fair?

Regular fair-time admission ticket pricing at the gate:

  • Adults (13-64): $14
  • Seniors (65+): $12
  • Kids (5-12): $12
  • Children (Under 5): Always free

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What are prices on special discount days?

The Minnesota State Fair offers special pricing on Thrifty Thursday, Seniors Days, Kids Days, Military Appreciation Day and Read & Ride Day.

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Are there any other deals on special discount days?

You betcha! Check out the Deals, Drawings & Giveaways Guide, sponsored by Minnesota Rusco, to learn about all of the special deal day discounts and where to find the best freebies, items for $1 or less or prize drawings!

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What’s the Blue Ribbon Bargain Book, and where can I get it?

The Blue Ribbon Bargain Book, sponsored by Cub, is a coupon book with 150 coupons of the best savings on food, merchandise and attractions. It’s just $5 and can be purchased during the fair at State Fair Bargain Book & Poster Carts and FairWear Gift Shops.

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