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Aug. 22 – Labor Day, Sept. 2, 2019

149 Days 5 Hours 55 Mins

Admission Tickets

Buy Early and Save!

Pre-fair discount admission tickets for the 2019 Minnesota State Fair are on sale NOW through Aug. 21 for just $12! Purchase tickets online or call Etix at 800-514-3849.

Purchase tickets

Pre-fair discount tickets are valid for any age guest (age 5+) on any day of the fair. Children 4 and under are always free!

Limit 12 tickets per order. Multiple orders may be placed for a maximum of 24 tickets per customer (includes mailing and IP address). The Minnesota State Fair and Etix reserve the right to cancel any orders that exceed the per customer ticket limit.

Please note: The tickets available online are valid for regular fair-time admission on any day of the 2019 Minnesota State Fair, Aug. 22–Sept. 2. Admission discounts may be available at the entrance gates on several discount days throughout the fair’s run; admission pricing may be less expensive if you purchase admission during the fair at the entrance gates. No refunds will be given if you pre-purchase tickets and discover you qualify for a discount at the gate.

Print-at-Home Card!

Print a free card to give with your gift of State Fair admission tickets! This card prints in color on one side of an 8 1/2″ x 11″ sheet of paper. Fold paper in half and then in half again to create your card!

Ticket Office Hours

The State Fair Ticket Office on the fairgrounds is currently closed. It will open with regular hours in June. Purchase pre-fair discount admission tickets and ride & game tickets, as well as Blue Ribbon Bargain Books and Grandstand Concert Series tickets.

  • June 10–Aug. 16 (Monday through Friday): 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Aug. 3 (Saturday): 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Aug. 10 (Saturday): 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Aug. 17 (Saturday): 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Aug. 18 (Sunday): 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Aug. 19–21 (Monday through Wednesday): 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The ticket office will be closed:

  • Friday, June 21
  • Thursday, July 4
  • Friday, July 5

Ticket Office Location

The ticket office is currently closed. It will open with regular hours in June.

June 10–July 31:
Admin Too Building – front of building
1312 Cosgrove St.
St. Paul, MN 55108

Aug. 1–21:
Loop Gate (#9)
1741 Como Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108

Regular Admission Prices at the Gate During the State Fair

Adults (13-64): $15
Seniors (65+): $13
Kids (5-12): $13
Children 4 and under: Free