Home to the most extreme thrill rides at the Minnesota State Fair!
Kidway features pint-sized rides, attractions and food for our youngest fair fans!
Mighty Midway is home to dozens of attractions and games of skill!
These reptiles aren’t so scary after all. Visit Bob’s Snake Zoo for a close-up look at these superbly cool creatures.
Immerse yourself in the wonders of butterflies! These stunning creates flit and soar around – all before your eyes!
The Giant Sing Along (in a new location this year!) offers you an opportunity to join together in a one-of-a-kind experience.
Nestled in the trees of Family Fair at Baldwin Park, children are welcome to dig, scoop, pour and burrow their toes in a giant sandbox made just for them!
Spooks, scares and thrills abound in this State Fair classic!
Alligators and snakes and lizards, oh my! A fixture since the 1980s, this traveling reptile show shows the young and young at hear amazing reptiles up close!
"X" marks the spot for Xciting daredevil skateboard and BMX bike demonstrations daily by 3rd Lair SkatePark - this Xtreme fun is free with fair admission! Plus, Xceptional vendors provide henna tattoos, spin art magic, jewelry and skateboard and BMX bike accessories. Look for The X-Zone in its new location in 2018.
What’s a fair without a carousel? Hop on board one of the magnificently painted horses and enjoy the classic carousel tunes.
Celebrating nearly 50 years at the Minnesota State Fair, this classic attraction gives riders of all generations a thrill down a slide much larger than the one found on your average playground.
Race around a thrilling track at exciting speeds! These Go Karts are not to be missed.
One of the tallest traveling giant Ferris wheels in North America is coming to the 2018 Minnesota State Fair!
Splish, splash! Cool down a bit on the exciting River Raft Ride. These meandering circular boats provide a relaxing trip – and maybe a few droplets (or splashes) of water.
Get a bird’s-eye view of the spectacular fairgrounds while traveling from the heart of the fairgrounds to the north end and back. This chairlift-style ride is a great form of transportation – and an excellent way to snap some aerial shots!
If you’re traveling from east to west or west to east on the fairgrounds, consider a trip on the gondola-style Skyride. Ride over a sea of fair guests – and maybe plot out the rest of your day with this exceptional bird’s-eye view!
A State Fair staple since 1965, the Space Tower is your ticket to see breathtaking views of the fairgrounds and beyond! This slowly circulating ride provides a 360-degree look at the Twin Cities.
Touted as the “original tunnel of love,” Ye Old Mill is the oldest attraction on the fairgrounds. Take a relaxing boat ride in a dark tunnel – and see some kitschy vignettes while you do!