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Aug. 26 – Labor Day, Sept. 6, 2021

68 Days 5 Hours 6 Mins

Minnesota State Fair Campground


2021 Campground applications for the public will open Monday, June 21 at 9 a.m.!

The online application will be open for 24 hours. After 9 a.m. June 22, we will start taking applications for the waiting list via email and over the phone.

At 9 a.m. on Monday, June 21, the application link to access the form will be live on this page. Please note that if you visit this page before 9 a.m., make sure to refresh your browser at 9 a.m. to see the application link.

If you are a vendor, entertainer or employee looking to camp, please contact for more information. Livestock exhibitors please see below.

If you’re the general public (not a vendor, entertainer, employee or livestock exhibitor) and would like to be added to the email list to receive campground updates, please send your name and email address to with the subject line “Campground Information.”

If you have additional questions, please contact us at or 651-642-2379.

In this unusual year, with only a limited amount of time to prepare for the fair and opening the campground, we ask for your patience in all regards, but especially with any delay in responding to your inquiries. We will do our best to get back to you as soon as we can.

Overnight Livestock Parking

Individuals involved in competition (4-H, FFA, competitive exhibits, etc.) wishing to park a camper by the barns should refer to Overnight Livestock Parking, which provides information for registration. Questions about parking west of the barns can be directed to the competition department at 651-288-4417 or

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