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Aug. 22 – Labor Day, Sept. 2, 2019

251 Days 17 Hours 23 Mins

Taxi & Rideshare

Drop-Off & Pick-Up


During the State Fair, taxi drop-off and pick-up is located at the Loop Gate (#9), on Como Avenue on the south side of the fairgrounds.

Loop Gate Address:
1741 Como Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108

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App-based ride services, such as Lyft and Uber, have two designated drop-off and pick-up points located at convenient locations near the fairgrounds.

Designated drop-off and pick-up points sponsored by Lyft

  • On the northeast end of the fairgrounds near Snelling & Hoyt Avenues (Gate #2 at 1806 Hoyt Ave. W.)
  • Outside the northwest end of the fairgrounds. Exit the West End Gate (Gate #16) to get to the designated spot. (University of Minnesota St. Paul Campus CECC turnaround at 1890 Buford Ave.)

See map for locations.

New Lyft users can enter code MNSTATEFAIR when they sign up at and get $5 off their first four Lyft rides. Valid Aug. 23 – Sept. 10. Existing Lyft users can enter code MNSTATEFAIR18 to get $3 off one ride to or from the State Fairgrounds. Valid Aug. 23 – Sept. 3.