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Aug. 24 – Labor Day, Sept. 4, 2023

270 Days 14 Hours 8 Mins

New Attraction: Open Captioning, Audio Description and ASL at the Fair

Open Captioning, Audio Description and ASL at the Fair

We’ve added open captioning and audio description to our accessible services this year for guests who are deaf or hard of hearing or blind or have low vision, and we continue to offer ASL interpretation at select entertainment and educational programs throughout the fair.

Details

Stop by! No advance reservation or additional fee required. For more information, check out the Accessibility Guide at the link below.

  • Open captioning for MNHS Presents History On-A-Schtick
    • 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27; Sunday, Aug. 28; Wednesday, Aug. 31; Thursday, Sept. 1, at the Schell’s Stage at Schilling Amphitheater
  • Audio description for MNHS Presents History On-A-Schtick
    • 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27; Sunday, Aug. 28; Wednesday, Aug. 31; Thursday, Sept. 1, at the Schell’s Stage at Schilling Amphitheater
  • Audio description for All-Star Stunt Dogs Splash
    • 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27; Sunday, Aug. 28; Wednesday, Aug. 31; Thursday, Sept. 1, at The North Woods
  • ASL for Milking Demonstration
    • Daily at 10 a.m., at the Moo Booth stage outside the Cattle Barn
  • ASL for Fish Pond Talk
    • Daily at 10;45 a.m., at the DNR Fish Pond
  • ASL for Timberworks Lumberjack Show
    • Daily at noon, at the North Woods Stage
  • ASL for Thank A Farmer Magic Show
    • Daily at 1 p.m., at the Christensen Farms Stage
  • ASL for Harvesting Honey
    • Daily at 2 p.m., in the Agriculture Horticulture Building
  • ASL for Renewing the Countryside Cooking Demonstration (topics vary)
    • Daily at 3 p.m., at the Sustainability Stage in Eco Experience
  • Mental Health Awareness at Dan Patch Park
    • ASL will be provided throughout the day for select programs on the stage, Monday, Aug. 29
  • Hmong Minnesota Day at Dan Patch Park
    • ASL will be provided throughout the day for select programs on the stage, Monday, Sept. 5

ASL interpretation is also available for Grandstand and Bandshell Tonight! shows with 14 days advance notice. Contact us at accessibility@mnstatefair.org or 651-288-4448.

Additional Resources

Directions

Located throughout the fairgrounds

Accessibility guest services are supported by the Minnesota State Fair Foundation. Hmong Minnesota Day photo by Andrew L. Xiong Photography