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State Fairgrounds Minnesota

Address: 1265 Snelling Ave. N., Saint Paul, MN 55108-3109
Phone Number: (651) 288-4400
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Ranked #2 of 124 things to do in Saint Paul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks, Nature & Parks
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Type: State Parks, Nature & Parks

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Shoreview, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Our 11 day event is jam packed with something for everyone. For a modest entry fee you can try a wild variety of foods from all over the world, be entertained in a dozen music venues, see tons of animals of every ken, improve your home, try out new gadgets, eat and drink your day away, go for carnival rides,... More 

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circlepines,mn
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It is always fun to go to. great food, great crafts, great entertainment, clean, plenty of public service help there if needed.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I never realized how unimportant other states saw their state fair until I left the state! And that's because they are just not that cool! Minnesota State fair is a fun, and helps you get your steps in! We go for the food and the fellowship with our fellow minnesotians! If food is why you're i would advise to get... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Attended State fair last August while my son did orientation in UOM Was very pleased with the food and the attractions such as the birthing tent and the wide variety of farm animals. Many souvenir shops and rides for the kids. Well worth the admission price and a great place to spend the day!!!

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We went on a record day. It was hot and crowded. Are experience was still neat. We saw tons of people and felt safe. The food was great. Lots of choices and things to see and do for free and small cost.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Minnesota State Fair has everything for everyone. There are rides for the kids and rides for the adults. Make sure you wear good walking shoes you will cover a lot of ground if you do the fair right. There is every kind of food you could want and some you have never heard of but are a must to... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The State Fairs of State Fairs! Lots to see, do and eat...especially if it is "on a stick". Family fun or couple fun, or friend fun! Grandstand shows are great in the evenings too!

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MN
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

You have to go to the Fair if it is on when you are here. ALL of MN will be there - ALL OF IT. You can meet unbelievable folk, and eat unbelievable food, and LOTS of animals. An annual tradition.

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St Paul MN
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Open 24/7/365 (except maybe for Christmas). See a World-class collection of chain-saw art; walk on the streets which are pedestrian/runner/cyclist friendly and flat. Watch the seasons change because the fairgrounds are loaded with trees.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I believe we are still the biggest, and I know we are the friendliest State Fair in the nation. Be prepared to eat every snack and food imaginable, especially those served "on a stick." It has the Midway games and rides, the horticulture, agriculture, and reflections of every Midwest endeavor imaginable on the grounds. Be prepared to get there early... More 

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