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Aug. 25 – Labor Day, Sept. 5, 2022

333 Days 21 Hours 54 Mins

State Fair Garden: Gates Ajar

Originally constructed in 1934, the majestic Gates Ajar topiary, a State Fair mainstay, requires a crew of 14 and approximately two weeks to complete. About 6,000 assorted succulents and alternanthera (Joseph’s Coat) are planted in the topiary. Moses in the Cradle, elephant ears and birds nest fern surround the garden below. Located on the west side of the Agriculture Horticulture Building. Presented by the Minnesota State Fair.

Agriculture Horticulture Building Schedule

Aug. 26 – Sept. 5

State Fair Garden: Gates Ajar

6:00 am – 11:59 pm

Sept. 6

State Fair Garden: Gates Ajar

6:00 am – 9:00 pm


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