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Aug. 25 – Labor Day, Sept. 5, 2022

306 Days 5 Hours 29 Mins

Admission Tickets

Save Time, Avoid the Line

Purchase tickets to scan from a mobile device or print at home!

Purchase Tickets

Please note: The tickets available online are valid for fair-time admission on any one day of the 2021 Minnesota State Fair, Aug. 26-Sept. 6. 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 on these discount days. No refunds will be given if you pre-purchase tickets and discover you qualify for a discount at the gate.

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.

Fair-Time Admission

Regular fair-time admission tickets are on sale Aug. 26 through Labor Day, Sept. 6. Buy tickets online or at the fair entrance gates.

  • Adults (13-64): $16
  • Seniors (65+): $14
  • Kids (5-12): $14
  • Children (4 and under): Always free

Learn about discount admission at the gate on special deal days on our deals and discounts page.

Admission Ticket Sales

Hours: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. (8 p.m. on Labor Day)

Already purchased tickets for the 2020 Minnesota State Fair?

Your 2020 gate admission ticket will be valid for the 2021 fair. No action is required. Bring your ticket with you and get it scanned at the gate any one day of the 2021 Minnesota State Fair, Aug. 26-Sept. 6.