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Aug. 24 – Labor Day, Sept. 4, 2023

81 Days 14 Hours 47 Mins

Menu & Vendor Offerings

Food Vendors

GF = gluten-friendly
V = vegetarian
VE = vegan

Note: We recommend confirming ingredients with each vendor if you have dietary or allergy restrictions. 

Al’s Subs & Malt Shop (cash only)

  • Sub Sandwiches (V without meat)
    • ham, turkey, roast beef, salami, BLT, Super Sub (all meats included), veggie
  • Soft Serve Ice Cream in a cone or waffle cone  (GF – ask for the ice cream to be served in a dish)
    • vanilla, chocolate, vanilla & chocolate twist
  • Malts (topped with whipped cream and a cherry)
    • vanilla, chocolate, vanilla & chocolate twist, strawberry, raspberry, caramel, hot fudge
  • Sundaes (topped with whipped cream and a cherry)
    • chocolate, strawberry, raspberry, caramel, hot fudge
  • Root Beer Floats
  • Beverages
    • Diet Pepsi, Dr Pepper, Mountain Dew, Pepsi, root beer, coffee, orange juice, milk, water

Andy’s Grille (cash/credit)

  • Philly Cheesesteak
  • Hamburger with chips
  • Cheeseburger with chips
  • Kettle chips V
  • Shakes
    • chocolate, vanilla, strawberry
  • Root beer floats
  • Beverages
    • Soda, bottled water, energy drinks
  • Beer
    • Blue Moon, Bud Light Strawberita (slushy option), Caramel Apple Craft Seltzer, Chocolate Chip Cookie Beer, Coors Light, Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy, Mike’s Harder Lemonade (slushy option), Modelo Especial, Smirnoff Ice Smash Red, White & Berry Slushy, Summit Extra Pale Ale, Summit Sága IPA, Twisted Tea Slushy, White Claw Black Cherry Hard Seltzer
  • Entertainment
    • Staff’s State Fair dance tradition
    • Corey Rae White
      • Thursday, 6-9 p.m.
      • Saturday, 4-7 p.m.
      • Sunday, 4-7 p.m.

NEW – Auntie M’s Gluten Free (cash/credit)

  • Gluten-free corn dog GF
  • Gluten-free cheese curds GF, V
  • Gluten-free funnel cake GF
    • Original V, VE; strawberries and cream, apple pie, caramel apple pie

Baba’s (cash/credit)

  • Hummus bowls served with fried pita
    • Beauty and the Buffalo; Chili Baba (GF without pita, V); Dill + Curd (GF without pita, V); Falafelicious (GF without pita, V, VE); Hummus Bi Lahme (GF without pita)
  • Dipping options
    • fried pita (V, VE), falafel with tahini drizzle (V, VE)
  • Fresh mint lemonade

Ball Park Cafe (cash/credit)

  • Burgers
    • Ball Park Burger, Fastball Burger, hamburger, cheeseburger
  • Chicken sandwich
  • Chicken fingers
  • French fries
  • Garlic fries GF
  • Beverages
    • Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Sprite, Mello Yello, lemonade, iced tea, bottled water
  • Beer
    • Barrel Theory Rain Drops IPA, BlackStack Early Admission DIPA, Coors Light, Dangerous Man Peanut Butter Porter, Lift Bridge Mango Blonde, Lift Bridge Mini Donut Beer, Lift Bridge The Bomb Hard Seltzer, Michelob Golden Draft Light, Modist Sea Salt Lime Supra Deluxe, Modist Teal Label WestCoast IPA, Pryes Chili Pineapple Express Sour, Sweetland Orchard Cherry Rhubarb (GF), Wild State Cider Hazy Pink Pineapple
  • Entertainment
    • Sports action on giant TVs

Bayou Bob’s (cash/credit)

  • Gator On-a-Stick GF
  • Gator Stick with a Kick (habanero and cheddar cheese alligator brat on-a-stick) GF
  • Gator-n-Tots (sliced alligator brat on tater tots, topped with Cajun aioli) GF
  • Hot to Tot Gator (sliced habanero cheddar alligator brat on tater tots, topped with Cajun aioli) GF
  • Tater Tots GF, V, VE
  • Frozen Grapes GF, V, VE
  • Beverages
    • Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Diet Pepsi, Diet Mountain Dew, Starry
    • Sugar-free lemonade

Big Fat Bacon (cash/credit)

  • Bacon On-a-Stick
  • Bottled water

Blue Moon Dine-In Theater (cash/credit)

  • Wood-Fired Pizza
    • sausage; pepperoni; hot honey, jalapeño & pepperoni; sausage & pepperoni; cheese
    • gluten-friendly pizza crust available (cooked in same oven as gluten crusts)
  • Cheesy French Onion Monkey Bread
  • Wood-Fired Sausages
    • brat, Polish sausage, andouille (spicy)
    • can be served on a bed of romaine lettuce instead of a bun
  • Wood-Fired Mexi Pulled Pork
    • can be served on a bed of romaine lettuce instead of a bun
  • Sweet Corn Ice Cream
  • Shakes GF
    • vanilla, chocolate
    • Soda Pop (Orange Dream, Brown Cow, Lemon-Lime Rickey)
  • Beverages
    • fountain soda
    • bottled water

Café Caribe (cash/credit)

  • Lobster Roll with chips
  • Crab Cakes
  • Jerk Wings
  • Buffalo Wings
  • Chicken Tenders with french fries
    • plain, buffalo
  • Hamburger
  • Cheeseburger
  • French Fries V
  • Beverages
    • Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Fanta, Mello Yello, Sprite, Vitamin Water XXX, coffee, iced tea, bottled water
  • Beer
    • Cayman Jack Frozen Margarita (Original or Strawberry), Coors Light, Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy, Lift Bridge Key Lime Pie, Mike’s Harder Lemonade, Modelo Especial, Sociable Cider Werks Freewheeler, Truly Spiked & Sparkling Wild Berry, WarPigs Foggy Geezer Hazy IPA
  • Wine
    • Winehaven Marquette Reserve (red), Winehaven Frontenac Gris (white)
  • Entertainment
    • Thursday & Friday, 4:30-8:30 p.m.: Chris Lawrence
    • Saturday & Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.: Mark Joseph Duo

Cheese-on-a-Stick and Fresh Squeezed Lemonade (cash/credit)

  • Cheese-on-a-stick
    • American cheese, jalapeño cheese
  • Fresh Squeezed Lemonade GF, V, VE
    • Regular, jumbo
  • Bottled water

NEW – Chimborazo (cash/credit)

  • Yuca Frita (fried cassava with garlic and citrus, served with aji criollo) GF
  • Empanada de Queso (cheese turnover dusted with powdered sugar)
  • Empanada de Carne (beef turnover with curtido and aji criollo)
  • Ensalada Fresca (green salad with tomato, yellow & red peppers, onion, avocado, queso fresca, served with fresh lime vinaigrette, option to add chicken)
  • Sanduches (option to add fresh-cut fries or salad; gluten-free option available)
    • Sanduche de Pernil (roasted pork with sweet plantain and aji criollo)
    • Sanduche de Pollo (grilled chicken with mozzarella, mayonnaise, aji criollo)
    • Sanduche de Carne (flank steak with red pepper and mozzarella)
    • Sanduche de Chorizo (chuzos, red pepper, red onion, egg, mozzarella, aji criollo)
    • Sanduche Vegetariano (grilled red pepper, yellow pepper, onion, tomato, mozzarella, mayonnaise, aji criollo) V
  • Sides
    • fresh-cut fries GF, sweet plantain, pork, sauces
  • Bottled sauces

Coasters (cash/credit)

  • Burgers
    • hamburger, cheeseburger, double cheeseburger, bacon cheeseburger GF without bun
  • Sandwiches
    • grilled chicken sandwich, buffalo grilled chicken sandwich, pulled pork sandwich GF without bun
  • Cracklin Prime Rib Nachos
  • Beer-battered mac & cheese bites
  • Hot dog
  • Corn ribs
  • French fries
  • Onion rings
  • Beverages
    • soda, Gatorade, Red Bull, coffee, bottled water
  • Beer
    • Arnie’s Spiked Lemonade Slushie, Busch Light, Coors Light, Corona, Grain Belt Premium, Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy, Lift Bridge Mango Blonde, Mike’s Hard Black Cherry Lemonade Slushie, Sociable Cider Werks Freewheeler, Summit Sága IPA, Truly Wild Berry Hard Seltzer
  • Wine
    • Cannon River red wine, Cannon River white wine

Dino’s Gyros (cash/credit)

  • Sandwiches
    • Gyros Sandwich, Spicy Gyros Sandwich, Chicken Gyros Sandwich (GF without flatbread), Falafel Sandwich (GF without flatbread, V)
  • Meal combos (sandwich, fries, drink)
  • Feta Bites V
  • Tirokroketes GF
  • French fries V
  • Beverages
    • Pepsi fountain soda products, bottled water
  • Beer
    • Bell’s Oberon Ale, Bomba Bull Frosé Slushie, Castle Danger Castle Cream Ale, Coors Light, Firestone Mind Haze IPA, Invictus Salted Nut Roll Golden Ale, Jack Daniel’s Downhome Punch, Kona Big Wave Golden Ale, Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy, Michelob Golden Draft Light, Surly Furious IPA, Truly Wild Berry Hard Seltzer
  • Entertainment
    • Thursday, 4:30-8:30 p.m.: Russ Parrish
    • Friday, 4:30-8:30 p.m.: The Michael Handler Project
    • Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.: Daina’s Piano Party
    • Saturday, 3:15-7 p.m.: Skitzo Fonik
    • Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.: Camille & Co.
    • Sunday, 3:15-7 p.m.: The Sam Kuusisto Band

Duke’s Poutine (cash only)

  • Poutine
  • Fresh-cut french fries GF, V, VE
  • Beverages
    • Fountain Coca-Cola products
    • Lemonade
    • Bottled water

El Sol Mexican Foods (cash/credit)

  •  Tacos GF*, V*
    • flour taco, corn taco
  • Burritos GF*, V*
    • bean burrito, jumbo beef burrito, bean and beef burrito
  • Taco Salad GF*, V*
  • Nachos GF*, V*
  • Beverages
    • Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Diet Mountain Dew, Sierra Mist
    • Bottled water

*Note: All products can be made gluten-friendly upon request. All products can be made meatless as a vegetarian option; beans can be substituted.

Fresh French Fries (cash/credit)

  • French Fries GF, V, VE, Kosher
    • 16 oz. bucket, 32 oz. bucket, 88 oz. souvenir pail
  • Beverages
    • Bottled Coca-Cola products
    • Bottled water

NEW – Giggles’ Campfire Grill (cash/credit, two locations)

  • Beer
    • Budweiser, Coors Light, Corona Extra, Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA, Excelsior Big Island Blonde Ale, Kona Big Wave Golden Ale, Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy, Michelob Golden Draft Light, Modelo Especial, New Belgium Voodoo Ranger IPA, New Belgium Voodoo Ranger Juicy Haze IPA, Sociable Cider Werks Training Wheels Hazy Blueberry, Summit Extra Pale Ale, Third Street Minnesota Gold Lager, Twisted Tea, WarPigs Foggy Geezer Hazy IPA, White Claw Hard Seltzer
  • Wine
    • Round Lake Winery red wine, Round Lake Winery white wine· 1919 Root Beer, Mountain Dew, Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Sprite, bottled water

Hansen’s Foot Long Hot Dogs & Corn Dogs (cash/credit)

  • Foot Long Corn Dog
  • Foot Long Hot Dog
  • Corn Dog
  • Beverages
    • Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Mountain Dew, Dr Pepper, Sprite, lemonade
    • bottled water

Minnesnowii Shave Ice (cash/credit/Apple Pay)

  • Minnesnowii Shave Ice with variety of flavors GF, V, VE*
    • blue raspberry, cherry, cotton candy, Dragon Fruit, grape, guava, lemon, lime, lychee, mango, passion fruit, pink lemonade, root beer, strawberry, Tiger’s Blood, watermelon
    • Rainbow (blue raspberry, lemon, strawberry)
    • Hawaiian Sunrise (passion fruit, mango, guava)
    • Mangonada (chamoy sauce, tajin, popping mango boba pearls, tamarind candy straw)
    • Snow Cream topping (sweetened condensed milk)

*Note: All Minnesnowii flavors are gluten-friendly, vegan, vegetarian and deemed kosher except Mangonada and the Snow Cream topping.

Mouth Trap Cheese Curds (cash/credit)

  • Deep-Fried Cheese Curds
    • regular, bucket

Nelson’s Foot Long Hot Dogs & Corn Dogs (cash/credit)

  • Foot Long Corn Dog
  • Foot Long Hot Dog
  • Corn Dog
  • Beverages
    • Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Mountain Dew, Dr Pepper, Sprite, lemonade
    • bottled water

The Perfect Pickle (cash only)

  • Deep-Fried Pickles (served with ranch dressing) V, VE without ranch
  • Pickle On-a-Stick GF, V, VE
  • Beverages
    • fountain Pepsi products

Produce Exchange (cash/credit)

  • Chocolate Chip Banana Bread (fresh, grilled) V
  • Grilled Fruit Skillets GF, V, VE
  • Grilled Bread (butters, goat cheese, avocado jam) V
  • Chips & Salsa (local corn tortilla chips with grilled pineapple salsa fiesta) GF, V
  • Avocado Bowl (choice of chips or toast, hot sauce)
  • Fresh Fruits (whole, bowls, cups) GF, V, VE
  • Frozen Fruit (mango, grape, cherry) GF, V, VE
  • Fruit Spears (pineapple, watermelon, cantaloupe) GF, V, VE
  • Fresh-Cut Fruit & Kombucha Combo GF, V, VE
  • Jars of Summer GF, V, VE
  • Cooper’s Small Batch Hot Sauce GF, V, VE
  • Trail Mix GF, V, VE
  • Beverages
    • Kombucha GF, V, VE
    • juice (fresh-squeezed orange, fresh-squeezed grapefruit, fresh lemonade, mango, guava, apple, grape)
    • Arnold Palmer
    • Watermelon Wanderer
    • energy drinks (Hiball Organic Seltzer, Red Bull, Yerba Mate)
    • sparkling water
    • bottled water

Pronto Pups (cash/credit, two locations)

  • Pronto Pups
  • Papa Pups
  • Jumbo Pickles GF, V, VE
  • Beverages
    • Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Sprite, bottled water

Que Viet Concessions (cash/credit)

  • Giant Egg Roll On-a-Stick
  • Garlic Cream Cheese Wontons  V
  • Vietnamese Iced Coffee  GF, V

RC’s BBQ (cash only)

  • 4 Bones St. Louis-style ribs
  • Pulled pork sandwich
  • Smoked chicken sandwich
  • Grilled pork chop on-a-stick
  • Coleslaw
  • RC’s chips
  • Beverages
    • Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Sprite, bottled water
  • Beer
    • Bell’s Two Hearted IPA, Busch Light, Kona Big Wave Golden Ale, Fulton Blood Orange Hard Seltzer, Fulton Lonely Blonde, Jack Daniel’s Country Cocktails, Lift Bridge Mango Blonde, Pabst Blue Ribbon, WarPigs Foggy Geezer IPA
  •  Entertainment
    • Saturday & Sunday, 1-4 p.m.: Tom Hunter

NEW – Richie’s Cheese Curd Tacos (cash/credit)

  • Original Cheese Curd Tacos
  • Boxchecker Cheese Curd Tacos

NEW – Rick’s Pizza (cash/credit) 

Pizza (pickle pizza, cheese pizza, pepperoni pizza, sausage pizza)
Beverages Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Sprite, Fanta Orange, lemonade, bottled water

NEW – Sambusa Express (cash/credit)

  • Beef Sambusas
  • Veggie Sambusas V, VE
  • Express Meal
    • Somali-style basmati rice, 2 Sambusas, Soda or Water
  • Beverages
    • Somali Spiced Tea
    • Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Sprite, water

Summer Lakes Beverage (cash/credit)

  • Minnesota Mocktails
    • Bootleg GF
    • Luna Paloma GF
    • Fresh Press Margarita GF, V, VE
    • Fresh Press Jalapeño Margarita GF, V, VE
  • Bottled Cocktail Mixes
    • Bootleg GF
    • Luna Paloma GF
    • Fresh Press Margarita GF, V, VE
    • Fresh Press Jalapeño Margarita GF, V, VE
    • Lake Storm Lemonade GF, V, VE
    • Wedge-Hammer GF, V, VE
    • Bama! Lemon Sweet Tea GF, V, VE

Sweet Martha’s Cookie Jar (cash/credit)

  • Chocolate Chip Cookies
    • large cone, pail
  • Beverages
    • milk, coffee, water

Sweets & Treats (cash only)

  • Popcorn V, VE
  • Caramel corn
  • Caramel apples
  • Sno cones V, VE
  • Cotton candy V, VE
  • Beverages
    • Fountain soda, bottled water

Tiny Tim Donuts (cash only)

  • Mini Donuts

Tot Boss (cash/credit)

  • Tater tots GF, V, VE
  • Loaded tots GF
  • Poutine tots
  • Chili tots GF
  • Nacho tots GF
  • Mini corndogs & tots
  • Chicken tenders & tots
  • Dipping sauces
  • Beverages
    • Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Sprite, Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Diet Mountain Dew

West Indies Soul Food (cash/credit)

  • Jamaican Patty
    • spicy beef, mild beef, mild chicken
  • Jambalaya rice
  • Jerk Chicken (2 pieces, legs or wings)* GF
  • Pulled Pork or Chicken Sliders
  • Yellow rice  V
  • Beverages
    • canned soda, bottled water

*These items are also dairy-free.

Specialty Shopping and Exhibit Booths

All information subject to change.