Minnesota State Fairgrounds

Fair, Other Great Outdoors, and Other Event
1265 Snelling Ave N, Falcon Heights, MN 55108, United States
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  • Today
    • 8:00 AM–8:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 8:00 AM–7:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 8:00 AM–7:00 PM
  • Tue
    • 6:00 PM–7:00 PM
  • Wed
    • 6:00 PM–8:00 PM
  • Thu
    • 9:00 AM–8:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 8:00 AM–9:00 PM
9.4/10

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    KVSC 88.1FM
    "cheese curds and look for KVSC near the education building"(6 Tips)
    Lane P.
    "... are a must. Also: pronto pups, nitro ice cream, deep fried candy bars,..."(3 Tips)
    Sophia B.
    "Holy Land deli has a great Mediterranean lemonade."(2 Tips)
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    "next to Ye Ole Mill on Carnes Ave."(2 Tips)
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  • cheese curds
  • desserts
  • pronto pup
  • cookies
  • mediterranean lemonade
  • ice cream
  • carnes ave
  • beer
  • corn
  • breakfast food
  • fried pickles
  • candy
  • gluten-free food
  • people watching
  • buffet
  • malts
  • fried green tomatoes
  • concerts
  • lobster rolls
  • meatloaf
  • David M.

    Great day for a beer fest!

    David Mord · June 6
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  • Sharifa S.

    The fair is neat, but check out the fairgrounds throughout the year. Oktoberfest, comic conventions, roller derby with the North Star Roller Girls, and more fun events!

    Sharifa Simon · January 24
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  • Scott S.

    Closing down my 2014 state fair

    Scott Swanson · August 31, 2014
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  • Lane P.

    Park and Rides, don't try to drive here. Cheese Curds are a must. Also: pronto pups, nitro ice cream, deep fried candy bars, and cider freezes

    Lane Pelovsky · August 31, 2014
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  • Erin N.

    Sweet Corn Ice Cream @ Blue Moon is delicious!

    Erin Neste · August 31, 2014
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  • Jessica H.

    Ugh, yuck.

    Jessica Homan · August 31, 2014
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  • Colleen

    Hands down - buckeyes on a stick! OMG !

    Colleen · August 31, 2014
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  • Lane P.

    Minnesota's Get Together

    Lane Pelovsky · August 31, 2014
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  • Lee S.

    This is my favorite part of the fair. The crowds.

    Lee Swanson · August 30, 2014
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  • Lee S.

    Gluten free at the fair with my sweetie!

    Lee Swanson · August 30, 2014
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  • Michael M.

    Sweet Martha's Cookies were off this year, but are usually amazing. 1919 root beer and Mediterranean lemonade are also highlights.

    Michael May · August 30, 2014
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  • Ali S.

    Fooooooooood!

    Ali Swanson · August 30, 2014
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  • Danny O.

    Pork collar from Famous Dave's is excellent. Sweet, tart, little spicy.

    Danny Olson · August 29, 2014
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  • Steve J.

    At The Int'l Bazaar.. Ticket to Brasil... in the rain:-)

    Steve Jewell · August 29, 2014
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  • Robert D.

    EVERYTHING

    Robert Denison · August 29, 2014
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  • Andrew Z.

    A day at the fair!

    Andrew Zbikowski · August 28, 2014
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  • Andie

    The largest pumpkin contest!!!

    Andie · August 28, 2014
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  • Nate F.

    pretty easy to catch a taxi on como as long as you beat the grandstand crowd

    Nate Folkert · August 28, 2014
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  • Trish S.

    Great night to be at the fair!

    Trish Storhoff · August 27, 2014
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  • Amy B.

    Cheese curds, malts, corn on the cob, shows at the Grandstand, and cold beer!

    Amy Bowar · August 27, 2014
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  • Rachel L.

    Cheese curds from the food building and pronto dogs (corn dogs) are the best of the classics! And you can't beat a cold glass of 1919 root beer.

    Rachel LaCount · August 27, 2014
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  • Krista F.

    Everything

    Krista Foss · August 27, 2014
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  • Ryan S.

    Getting some fat for the winter

    Ryan Schmitt · August 26, 2014
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  • Ryan S.

    Getting fat for the winter!

    Ryan Schmitt · August 26, 2014
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  • Winter

    It's the great Minnesota get together! Everything is on a stick. Check out sweet Martha's cookies and the fried pickles and the waffle ice cream sandwich.

    Winter · August 26, 2014
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  • Sharrie H.

    Great time

    Sharrie Huston · August 26, 2014
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  • Chelsea L.

    On tv between 3-4pm twin cities live!

    Chelsea Lawrence · August 26, 2014
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  • Stephen K.

    Get the bucket of cookies - a souvenir you'll keep to the day you die

    Stephen Koontz · August 26, 2014
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  • Nate F.

    itinerary for parents with a toddler: ride the carousel on the kidway, visit the butterfly house, pet baby animals at miracle of birth, buy inflatable pony to stop the whining, head home for nap time

    Nate Folkert · August 26, 2014
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  • Nate S.

    Eat something on a stick. Repeat.

    Nate Saete · August 26, 2014
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  • Brooke R.

    Try the lobster roll!! Amazing! And the Korean beef at Famous Dave's! And of course you must get a bucket of Sweet Matha's cookies!

    Brooke Raeker · August 25, 2014
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  • Simon C.

    Get the waffle ice cream sandwich! Add a bit of Nutella for good measure

    Simon Clarke · August 25, 2014
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  • David G.

    Fun fun fun fun

    David Goettsch · August 25, 2014
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  • Jackie F.

    Pickle dogs and beer.

    Jackie Fynboh · August 24, 2014
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  • Brian B.

    Molly's first time at the fair!!!

    Brian Becker · August 24, 2014
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  • Lisa D.

    State Fair! Nothing else to say!

    Lisa Dickson · August 23, 2014
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  • Matt V.

    At the fair with my ladies

    Matt Viscasillas · August 23, 2014
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  • Zach E.

    Try the Hotdish on a Stick, Mini-Donut Beer, or Wine-Glazed Deep-Fried Meatloaf Read more

    Zach Everson · July 2, 2014
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  • Brooke R.

    The best event ever! Try a Pronto Pup, cheese curds from the Mouth Trap and Luigi Fries. Head to the International Bazaar for some awesome food and shopping.

    Brooke Raeker · September 21, 2013
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  • Lee S.

    Don't plan much, just wonder and have fun!

    Lee Swanson · September 1, 2013
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  • Greg A.

    Parking is always the biggest challenge!

    Greg A · September 1, 2013
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  • DDMcsnatch

    TCF bankers! No teller fees at the ATM.

    DDMcsnatch · August 31, 2013
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  • Alison F.

    Alligator nuggets have been tradition, Their great! And no its NOT like chicken. Its better :)

    Alison Foote · August 31, 2013
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  • Judy H.

    Be here if you can!

    Judy Henderson · August 30, 2013
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  • Staci O.

    Australian potatoes are by the best fair food ever!

    Staci Oldenburg · August 29, 2013
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  • Miles M.

    Gotta go to cafe caribe for beer and crab cakes

    Miles Marmo · August 29, 2013
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  • Belva B.

    Check out Ecuador Manta at cafe Caribe in the morning or DNA stage on many evenings.

    Belva Burga · August 29, 2013
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  • Quinn B.

    Have to stop by: The Current booth, cow barn, corn booth, and swine barn!

    Quinn B · August 28, 2013
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  • Lori E.

    Try the cheese on a stick! It's like a corn dog but cheese instead of meat. My fav thing at the fair!

    Lori Erickson · August 28, 2013
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  • Roberta M.

    Pet center & Birth center have misters!

    Roberta Moeschter · August 28, 2013
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