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Aug. 22 – Labor Day, Sept. 2, 2019

182 Days 5 Hours 55 Mins

Rides & Attractions

Amusement parks

Adventure Park

Home to the most extreme thrill rides at the Minnesota State Fair!

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Kidway features pint-sized rides, attractions and food for our youngest fair fans!

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Mighty Midway

Mighty Midway is home to dozens of attractions and games of skill!

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Bob’s Snake Zoo

These reptiles aren’t so scary after all. Visit Bob’s Snake Zoo for a close-up look at these superbly cool creatures.

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Butterfly House

Immerse yourself in the wonders of butterflies! These stunning creatures flit and soar around – all before your eyes!

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Giant Sing Along

The Giant Sing Along (in a new location this year!) offers you an opportunity to join together in a one-of-a-kind experience.

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Great Big Sandbox

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!

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Haunted House

Spooks, scares and thrills abound in this State Fair classic!

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Monty’s Traveling Reptile Show

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!

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The X-Zone

"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.

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Giant Slide

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.

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Go Karts

Race around a thrilling track at exciting speeds! These Go Karts are not to be missed.

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Great Big Wheel

One of the tallest traveling giant Ferris wheels in North America is coming to the 2018 Minnesota State Fair!

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River Raft Ride

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.

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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!

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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!

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Space Tower

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.

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Ye Old Mill

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!

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