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Aug. 22 – Labor Day, Sept. 2, 2024

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Become a Vendor

Application Process The concessions & exhibits department is responsible for selecting concessionaires and exhibitors for the annual 12-day exposition (2024 dates: Aug. 22 through Labor Day, Sept. 2). If you are interested in making a food or non-food presentation at the Minnesota State Fair, please complete an application form and email or mail it back […]

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Become an Advertising Partner

Thank you for considering the Minnesota State Fair as a potential strategic partner. To be considered for the annual State Fair media buy, your advertising proposal must detail how your unique method of reach would contribute to the success of the Minnesota State Fair. If you have an advertising opportunity for Minnesota State Fair advertising […]

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Become an Entertainer at the Fair

Submissions for the 2024 fair are no longer being accepted. To be considered as a performer or entertainer for the 2025 Minnesota State Fair, please submit your promotional materials to the Minnesota State Fair entertainment department AFTER Oct. 1, 2024. You may send your EPK and website links via email to: or mail to Minnesota State […]

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Current Licensed Participants

Concessions & Exhibits – Current Licensed Participants The Minnesota State Fair has established a tradition of providing high-quality family entertainment that is clean, wholesome and fun, with a commitment to total guest satisfaction. The documents found under “More Information” are intended to inform current licensed participants of State Fair policies and procedures and to help […]

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Employment Opportunities

Join Us! Be part of Minnesota’s greatest celebration! The Minnesota State Fair employs nearly 80 year-round full-time staff members and approximately 150 seasonal and 1,750 fair-time staff members. Working at the Minnesota State Fair is an opportunity to be part of welcoming guests to celebrate the best Minnesota has to offer in our state’s most […]

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Media Room

Welcome! The marketing & communications department handles all media inquiries for the Minnesota State Fair. Working on a story about the Great Minnesota Get-Together? You’ll find information and images in this Media Room. Contact Information For additional information and/or interview requests, please contact the marketing & communications department via: • Email: • Media Relations […]

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Midway Operators

The Minnesota State Fair operates an independent midway. If you are interested in presenting a ride, game or other similar attraction at the Minnesota State Fair, please print out and complete the registration form and mail it to us to formalize your interest. Minnesota State Fair Attn: Midway/Kidway Department 1265 Snelling Ave. N. St. Paul, MN […]

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Sponsorships & Touring Promotional Exhibits

Thank you, sponsors! Please support the sponsors who support the Great Minnesota Get-Together! Click on the sponsor logos below to go to their official website. Nestled between the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, the Minnesota State Fair provides guaranteed visibility and maximum guest exposure. The Minnesota State Fair has the largest daily attendance […]

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Touring Promotional Exhibits

To be considered for the touring promotional exhibit program, exhibits are strongly encouraged to incorporate “added value” elements for State Fair guests. These typically include one or more of the following components: Education, entertainment or sampling. Touring promotional exhibit sites range in size from roughly 100 to 3,000 square feet and are available anywhere from […]

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Volunteer at the Fair

Volunteers are critical to the Great Minnesota Get-Together! These essential folks are what make many of our exhibits memorable and engaging. No expertise required – just a willingness to help your fellow fair fans make the most of their day! Most shifts are two to three hours, and we’ll show you what to do. Sign […]

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