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State Fairgrounds Minnesota

1265 Snelling Ave. N., Saint Paul, MN 55108-3109
(651) 288-4400
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Ranked #1 of 63 Attractions in Saint Paul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks
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New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

The fair was the best adventure ever, it had rides, food, live stock, live bands, shows, and shopping. The live TV shows was great. The area was easy to get to and from via bus $5 round trip. I would go again.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

I has been 9 years since we have been to the Minnesota State Fair. As a kid growing up in St. Paul, it was an annual event! We had perfect weather. Its a place where you just wander around and look at things. There is everything you can imagine. And of course you MUST eat! Eat everything you're not suppsed... More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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68 reviews 68 reviews
17 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

It's been a few years since I'd been to the fair. This year I chose to volunteer for an organization which provided a free ticket for admission, a tee-shirt and a pre-fair dinner. My partner and I also found a promotion - two tickets/free admission for test-driving an electric car at a twin cities dealer, which we were interested in... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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95 reviews 95 reviews
80 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

For over a century, the Minnesota State Fair has played host to millions of visitors. Starting as an agricultural exhibition, over the years, the attraction has had an astounding number of associated events from daredevil wing walking flyers, car racers to great big butter sculptures, and of course, the delicacies and delights of the midway. In the 12 days of... More

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Andover, Minnesota
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Another great year at the fair, since I have a booth I'm. A little biased. This is my 53rd straight year at the fair and every year I love it more. I still like the lobster macaroni and cheese the best. Can't wait until next year

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Gluten Free Food List is growing! No problem eating here anymore! We love to walk through the Arts Buildings and Technology Building. We had a great time! Frequent Info stations with helpful volunteers!

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SoloAdventuress
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Wow, Minnesotans really know how to throw a party! Loved the food, the attractions and the entertainment. Minnesota offers free shuttle service to the fair grounds via park and ride areas in the vicinity of the fair grounds and many people take advantage of this. Also, I loved that I didn't have to pay $4.00 for a bottle of water,... More

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North Oaks, Minnesota
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143 reviews 143 reviews
35 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

It didn't disappoint and the gastronomical delights keep getting better. Glad the kids are out of the house because this place can be expensive.

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Encinitas, California
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83 reviews 83 reviews
40 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Food: So many amazing good things to eat: the Walleye Mac & Cheese was amazing! Grilled corn and red peppers, lots of walleye, smoked gouda cheese with the noodles - at Giggles. Of course the Leinenkugel beer is FRESH and plentiful - goes great with the free concerts in their amphitheater. Watch animals being born in the birthing barn. Seeing... More

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Sterling, Illinois, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Every time we turned around we were spending money...parking fee, entrance fee, food, midway attractions & rides. Our two girls, ages 10 & 12, wanted to ride all the rides & they were all 5 & 6 tickets and.each ticket cost $1. Why can't they at least offer a wrist band...pay one price for an all day pass. Most other... More

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