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State Fairgrounds Minnesota

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Address: 1265 Snelling Ave. N., Saint Paul, MN 55108-3109
Phone Number: (651) 288-4400
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COME TO MINNESOTA!

By far one of the coolest things you will ever do. When the weather is right, this is the perfect way to spend a day or two. If you like animals, entertainment, parades, weird... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

By far one of the coolest things you will ever do. When the weather is right, this is the perfect way to spend a day or two. If you like animals, entertainment, parades, weird food, fair food, restaurant food, people watching, going on rides, learning cool stuff.......this fair is for you! There is a reason why this is one of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

I had a Awesome time at the fair I usually go the 1st or 2nd day but went later that sucked due to the lines & hassel finding a place to park but other than that Great times I am to old for rides so walk thru eating & looking at things such as the animals the butterfly exhibit has... More 

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St. Paul, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Go online to check out the "Non-Fair" events. There are a lot of events and things to do during other months of the year. Antique shows and car shows are our favorites. Especially mark your calendars for the 3rd week in June and 3rd week in July. Those are the BIG car shows. Lots of fun, food and cars! Va-rooooom!

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Walker, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I have been going to the Minnesota State Fair since I was a little kid--I have the best memories and while I visit all my old favorites each year, I also always discover something new! We have our traditions--the space needle to view the whole layout of the fair, the mini-donuts, the band shell, the DNR fish pond, the Ag... More 

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Minneapolis, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

It is one of the largest state fairs in the US, conveniently located in St. Paul. Large selections of food vendors, interesting exhibits - many of them highly educational. Much educational information. Nice building for the arts (mostly paintings) with opportunity to buy. Variety of food. Good representation of racial & ethnic groups of the state.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I love food on a stick - one time a year. I do like crowds, one time a year. I do like the "Great Minnesota Get Together," one time per year. The Minnesota State Fair is some place you need to experience. It is huge, it is interesting, it is a place to wander and eat and eat and wander.... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

the ground is famous for the yearly state fair that will be held till every year towards the end of summer. the state fair is so famous it attracts tourists from near by states. The Corn , cookies , big slides , the rides and many more to enjoy . we get different food at state fair, i would say... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I LOVE the MN State Fair, it's one of my favorite past-times, and tradition for me to go for my birthday. It's good to go more than once if you can, and with different people each time to see and eat different things. I admit...I go to eat :) Can be VERY crowded, so walk the perimeter if you're new... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The MN State Fair is quite the spectacle, I go 3-4 times each year (in a 12 day run) and really enjoy every moment. There is something for everyone, it can sometimes be costly, but I always find myself not blowing through all my money by end of the night (which is a good thing). If you are going for... More 

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Waite Park, Minnesota
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

love to sample the fun and new food types besides the long time favorites. Great date night for my hubby and I

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