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Aug. 22 – Labor Day, Sept. 2, 2024

60 Days 9 Hours 19 Mins

Today is Friday, August 25

Proud Day Sponsor – PaintCare

Today is Friday, Aug. 25!

Admission prices at the gate:

  • Adults (13-64): $18
  • Seniors (65+): $16
  • Kids (5-12) $16
  • Children (4 and under): Always free!

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  • Fairground Admission: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Fairgrounds Hours: 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Mighty Midway: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. +*
  • Kidway: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. +*

+ Early Bird ride & game promotions offered until 1 p.m. at Mighty Midway and Kidway.
* Closing times may vary.

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Grandstand Concert Series

Tonight • 7 p.m. at the Grandstand

THE CHICKS: World Tour 2023 with special guest Wild Rivers

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Sponsored by Sleep Number home page

Bandshell Tonight! Concert Series

Tonight • 8:30 p.m. at the Leinie Lodge Bandshell

The Bacon Brothers

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Sponsored by Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company home page

West End at Sunset

Tonight • 8 p.m. at the Schell's Stage at Schilling Amphitheater

Mike Hosty

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Sponsored by August Schell's Brewing Company home page

Bazaar After Dark

Tonight • 8 p.m. at the International Bazaar

Jamecia Bennett

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Sponsored by Summit Brewing Company home page

Dan Patch Park and The North End

Today is Governor’s Fire Prevention Day at Dan Patch Park and the North End!

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Daily Schedule

For a list of all activities, entertainment, demonstrations, competitions and more happening at the Great Minnesota Get-Together, use the searchable daily schedule or pick one up at an information booth.

State Fair Finder

Use the State Fair Finder to plan your day at the fair!

State Fair App

Visit in your Safari (iOS) or Chrome (Android) web browser on your phone to download our app. Install it before coming to the Minnesota State Fair; our cutting-edge app allows you to quickly search food, merchandise and the schedule even if you do not have a good cell or Wi-Fi connection while at the fairgrounds.