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Aug. 25 – Labor Day, Sept. 5, 2022

59 Days 14 Hours 56 Mins

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 31

Today is Military Appreciation!

Discounted admission prices at the entrance gates for active military, their spouses and kids; retired military and their spouses; and military veterans and their spouses: $11 for adults (13-64), $11 for seniors (65+) and $11 for kids (5-12). Requires valid documentation of service. Deals on merchandise and food for all fair guests. Early Bird specials offered on Mighty Midway and Kidway rides & games until 1 p.m.


Fairgrounds: 6 a.m. to midnight
Admission Ticket Sales: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Mighty Midway: 10 a.m. to midnight +*
Kidway: 9 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. +*

+ Early Bird specials offered on Mighty Midway and Kidway rides & games.
* Closing times may vary.

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Grandstand Concert Series

Tonight • 7:30 p.m. at the Grandstand

The Doobie Brothers – 50th Anniversary Tour featuring Tom Johnston, Pat Simmons, John McFee

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Sponsored by Sleep Number home page

Bandshell Tonight! Concert Series

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

Ezra Ray Hart

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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

Big Sandy and his Fly-Rite 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

Takin' It To The Limit: An Eagles Tribute

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Sponsored by Summit Brewing Company home page

Dan Patch Park

Today is Military Appreciation Day at Dan Patch Park!

Daily Schedule

For a list of all activities, entertainment, demonstrations, competitions and more happening at the 2021 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 all-new 2021 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.