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Aug. 25 – Labor Day, Sept. 5, 2022

53 Days 1 Hours 47 Mins


2022 Minnesota State Fair Updates

Join us at the Great Minnesota Get-Together Aug. 25 through Labor Day, Sept. 5, 2022! Use this page as a starting point to learn more about this year’s plans. This page will be updated as needed.

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All information is subject to change. 


How do I get tickets?

Tickets for the 2022 Minnesota State Fair are on sale now for just $14!

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Hours for the 2022 Minnesota State Fair have changed. The fairgrounds will now be open 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Aug. 25 through Sept. 4, and 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Labor Day, Sept. 5.

Full list of hours



We have announced the full lineup of the 2022 Grandstand Concert Series, sponsored by Sleep Number! Learn more.

Free Entertainment

Our 2022 free stage entertainment lineup has been announced! Learn more at free live music & shows.


The Minnesota State Fair Employment Center is open to the public! We are now hiring for fair-time positions.

Policies and Procedures

Minnesota State Fair ticket holders agree to comply with all Minnesota State Fair policies and protocols (including health, safety and security) in place at the time of the 2022 State Fair, and acknowledges that policies and protocols may be updated between time of the ticket purchase and the State Fair, as the Covid-19 pandemic evolves and the State Fair finalizes its 2022 plans. No refunds or exchanges will be given.

Support the Fair

The Minnesota State Fair has not received state government funding since 1949. The Minnesota State Fair Foundation is the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that preserves and improves the historic Minnesota State Fairgrounds, and supports State Fair agricultural, scientific and educational programs. To learn more about the Foundation, its impact and how to contribute, visit

Need More Information?

If your questions haven’t been answered here, check out our Frequently Asked Questions pages or visit our Contact Us page.

All information subject to change.