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Aug. 25 – Labor Day, Sept. 5, 2022

306 Days 5 Hours 6 Mins

Fundraising Opportunities

The Minnesota State Fair offers a great way for your team, organization or community group to team-build while raising funds!

Important Details

  • Group members can work alongside friends or teammates.
  • Receive fair admission tickets for group members to use the day they work so they can enjoy the fair before or after the shift.
  • Your organization will receive payment for shifts completed and work done.
  • Opportunities available include working on fairgrounds clean-up teams, in the barns or with our Parking and Park & Ride services.
  • No prior experience is needed! We provide training, equipment and supplies to do the work.
  • Depending on group availability and open opportunities, groups can work half of a day, a full day, several days or all 12 days of the fair. We will work with your group to find a good fit!
  • If your group is interested, we also have opportunities to earn funds year-round during our non-fair events. Make great money in as few as 5 hours!

Participation Requirements

  • Group minimum is 10-25 members, depending on the job. We have more opportunities available for groups larger than 25.
  • Workers must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Groups are required to have an Employer Identification Number (EIN).
  • Groups are responsible for their own transportation and parking at the fair. (Utilize our free Park & Ride system!)
  • Because we count on fundraising groups for important work during the fair, we ask that group do their best to fulfill the shifts they signed up for.

Current Fair-Time Opportunities


  • Time: 12-hour shift from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Duties: Pull trash bags out of trash and recycling receptacles, pick up trash off the grounds
  • Compensation: $1,700 for 12 hours with 30-40 group members; $4,500-$5,000 for 12 hours with 80-100 group members (Group size determines the size of the area, which equals compensation)

Contact Information

If your group is interested, please contact 651-288-4303 or Once we have your information, we will contact you when opportunities become available that match your group’s availability.