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Aug. 22 – Labor Day, Sept. 2, 2024

30 Days 15 Hours 57 Mins

Minnesota State Fair Amateur Talent Contest

A variety show for all ages takes center stage at the Leinie Lodge Bandshell. A State Fair favorite for more than 50 years, the Amateur Talent Contest, sponsored by JPMorgan Chase & Co., features top talent in three divisions: open, teen and preteen. One hundred twenty semifinalists, selected from acts who audition in July, compete for more than $20,000 in cash awards. Winners are chosen nightly Aug. 22 through Aug. 31 for a spot to compete in the Amateur Talent Contest Finals in the Grandstand on Sunday, Sept. 1. Don't miss this State Fair tradition!

Leinie Lodge Bandshell Stage Schedule

Aug. 22 – 31

Minnesota State Fair Amateur Talent Contest

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Location

Minnesota State Fair Amateur Talent Contest