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Minnesota State Fair

1265 Snelling Ave N, Saint Paul, MN 55108-3099
+1 651-288-4400
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I really ate all that?

Must see, do, visit atleast once in your lifetime. If not on your bucket list, quickly add it on... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Christine P
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MN STATE FAIR

Always enjoy the fair. Have gone for 17 years in a row. Taking our granddaughter, then another... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Leann L
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Always 12 days of fun ending Labor Day, the Great Minnesota Get-Together welcomes nearly 2 million guests annually to a world-class showcase of livestock, agriculture, horse, art, talent and creative activities competitions; 500 food items; 900 free entertainment shows; the Mighty Midway and Kidway; Grandstand concert series; 1,000 vendors; exhibits for kids and adults; and more!
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“get together” (140 reviews)
“people watching” (94 reviews)
“cookies” (63 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1265 Snelling Ave N, Saint Paul, MN 55108-3099
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+1 651-288-4400
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Must see, do, visit atleast once in your lifetime. If not on your bucket list, quickly add it on. Huge, crowded, entertaining, not enough superlatives out there to cover it. Anything on a stick or deep fried and you are good. Must see the chicken...More

Thank Christine P
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Always enjoy the fair. Have gone for 17 years in a row. Taking our granddaughter, then another granddaughter, daughter, grandson, then boyfriend. Enjoy all the wonderful food and especially the Lennie Lodge entertainment.

Thank Leann L
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Minnesota State Fair is a 12 day event in the city of Falcon Heights which is located between St. Paul and Minneapolis. The State Fair runs each end of August through Labor Day. The State Fair has so many things to do for people...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Best Fair! Food, craft beer, local wine, concerts, rides, history, crafts, fireworks, something for everyone! You don’t want to miss out on going to “ the great Minnesota get together “

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Take public transportation. Fabulous food, exhibits are Great! Entertainment do,so. More people than any ant hill. Never drive there. Parking, well cheaper to sell your car than park.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very interesting , good food great people watching . A great deal to do. You can stay 8 hrs and not see it all.Great things to buy and great deals. Animals a

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Short version for the attention-span challenged: Go at least once. You'll probably have a lot of fun. My first (and so far only) visit to the Minnesota State Fair was August 2017. Having not been to a state fair in my adult life, if honestly...More

Thank travismurray737
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's not for everyone, but for those of us who love the State Fair, we love it beyond words. Crop art, food, parades, food, animals, art, food, free stuff, people watching. Amazing.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the cleanest St Fairs I’ve been to!! So many things on a stick to eat! Easy parking ( if you get there by6am) special days( lower prices) on many days. A lot of park and ride lots near the fair grounds! Some of...More

Thank Gary D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You have to see it to believe it. This permanent, small town-sized, state fairground is IN the city of St. Paul, MN. Large, permanent exhibit buildings, coliseum, grandstand, huge Midway, FOOD, Animals... Truly something for everyone and not to be missed. Don't like rides? Go...More

Thank Cheryl B
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glovebox48067
May 23, 2015|
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Response from SRG4007 | Reviewed this property |
You can get to University and Snelling on the light rail and then take a bus to the Snelling Avenue entrance of the Fairgrounds. During the Fair, the bus runs VERY often.
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Sara S
April 14, 2015|
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Response from Darryl K | Reviewed this property |
we like to stay at a hotel in Roseville.
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