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Great Minnesota Get Together

My wife and I attend at least once every year. It is a great way to see the unordinary, eat fried... read more

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
The best state fair in the country

The Minnesota State Fair blooms into a small walking town during the week before Labor Day every... read more

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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...more
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1265 Snelling Ave N, Saint Paul, MN 55108-3099
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My wife and I attend at least once every year. It is a great way to see the unordinary, eat fried food on a stick, and my favorite, people watch (LOL). If you don't like crowds, go early on a weekday.
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The Minnesota State Fair blooms into a small walking town during the week before Labor Day every year. Full of food items to be eaten, Grandstand hawkers and Agricultural displays. Be sure to visit the horse competitions at the Coliseum, the Horticulture Building for the seed
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We were very fortunate to be visiting Minneapolis whilst the Minnesota State Fair was on this summer. The grounds are located roughly midway between Minneapolis and St Paul and are pretty easy to reach by bus from either downtown area. The place is like a mini-city in itself,
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We enjoyed all the pros previously mentioned and will point out a few con's not discussed. The food and attraction options were overwhelming having reached more than the saturation point. There needs to be low cost hydration stations, especially ones where you can refill the
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I started going to the State Fair when I was 4. Granted a few things have changed, but for the most part, same-o-same-o. Sure the foods change (not always for the good - too expensive and not always good for you) and maybe a new area like where Heritage Village used to be, but
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