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The 2020 Minnesota State Fair is canceled. Learn more. See you Aug. 26 – Sept. 6, 2021!

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@mnstatefair.org
• Media Relations Hotline: 651-288-4321

Note: The best option is to email your request. Please include your name, publication/station, subject of your story and deadline date. This will allow us to identify the appropriate person and best resources available to fill the media request.

Media Twitter

@MSFMedia

This Twitter account tweets official Minnesota State Fair news, special announcements and other newsworthy fair happenings intended for media use only. These tweets will streamline the process of disseminating information, especially during times with breaking news. All official updates will be posted via this account. The account is protected and requires members of the media to send a “follow” request via the @MSFMedia account.

Media Kit

We collect all Minnesota State Fair information into a one-stop-shop. The 2021 Media Kit will be available by August 2021.

Photography & Video Footage Guidelines

Please use the photography and video footage guidelines before gathering content at the fair.

About the Minnesota State Fair

The Minnesota State Fair is one of the largest and best-attended expositions in the world, attracting more than 2 million visitors annually. Showcasing Minnesota’s finest agriculture, art and industry, the Great Minnesota Get-Together is 12 Days of Fun Ending Labor Day. The 2021 Minnesota State Fair runs Aug. 26-Labor Day, Sept. 6.

A State Fair fact sheet, corporate profile, history of the fair, trivia and other general information is available under “More Information.”

News Releases

2020

2019

Media Photo Galleries:

These photo galleries are a royalty-free source of high resolution images that may be used with print or electronic news stories. Please note: Credit must be given to the Minnesota State Fair when using the images from the gallery. Whenever possible, please list the 2021 fair dates: Aug. 26-Labor Day, Sept. 6.

More Information: