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Aug. 22 – Labor Day, Sept. 2, 2024

92 Days 7 Hours 51 Mins

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 30

Proud Day Sponsors – Nonprofit Showcase

Today is Aug. 30!

Discounted admission prices at the entrance gates for kids (ages 5-12): $13. Deals on merchandise and food for all fair guests. All-Day specials offered on Mighty Midway and Kidway rides & games.


  • 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.+*

+ All-Day specials offered on Mighty Midway and Kidway rides & games.
* Closing times may vary.

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Grandstand Concert Series

Tonight • 7 p.m. at the Grandstand

Yung Gravy with special guest bbno$

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Sponsored by Sleep Number home page

Bandshell Tonight! Concert Series

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

Nikki Lane

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West End at Sunset

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

Gully Boys

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Sponsored by August Schell's Brewing Company home page

Bazaar After Dark

Tonight • 8 p.m. at the International Bazaar

The Cedar Cultural Center Presents The Global Get-Together

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Sponsored by Summit Brewing Company home page

Dan Patch Park

Today is Theater Day at Dan Patch Park!

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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.