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Minnesota State Fair

1265 Snelling Ave N, Saint Paul, MN 55108-3099
+1 651-288-4400
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Not that fond of the fair

I go only every other year now. I pretty much only go for the farm animals. I used to go on rides... read more

Reviewed yesterday
aedarshani5
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Scandia, Minnesota
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Should visit at least once...

It's a great place to visit. I was under the assumption that this be normal fair just like in... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Tejdeep G
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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%
Travellers talk about
“get together” (131 reviews)
“people watching” (86 reviews)
“cookies” (57 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 yesterday via mobile

I go only every other year now. I pretty much only go for the farm animals. I used to go on rides but now my neck and back wouldn't appreciate it. The food is kind of gross. I do get Tom Thumb donuts and a...More

Thank aedarshani5
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's a great place to visit. I was under the assumption that this be normal fair just like in India. But believe me..... it's so much crowded!!! And the food is good. Price depends on where u want to eat. The most disappointing thing is...More

Thank Tejdeep G
MSFGuestServices, Guest Relations Manager at Minnesota State Fair, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello: Thank you for your review - we're glad you enjoyed your visit and we appreciate your feedback on pricing. If you come back, please know that there are ways to save on both admission and ride/game tickets - by purchasing your tickets pre-fair, visiting...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

I go every year. I love the crowds. Exploring the arts and crafts exhibits are always fun. Also the vegetable oddities and the crop art. How can you go wrong with those. Either cheese curds or mini donuts are on the menu, sometimes both. Usually...More

Thank 2Travel-4funNow
MSFGuestServices, Guest Relations Manager at Minnesota State Fair, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for sharing your feedback - glad you enjoy your visit to the fair. We appreciate your longtime support! See you next year!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

How can you NOT love the Minnesota State Fair? Truly something for everyone to enjoy. Even the chickens can bring a smile to your face.

Thank Rebecca M
MSFGuestServices, Guest Relations Manager at Minnesota State Fair, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the great review - we love the chickens too!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Shared an evening with my husband out at the fair. We had a wonderful time eating our way through the crowds. Say old friends and people watched.

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don't know why I keep going to the fair, it's just incredibly crowded and really expensive. Not worth it.

Thank srunske
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The state fair is a state uniquely amazing experience that manages to celebrate Minnesota, draw large crowds and still feel like small town get together. Must be experienced

Thank MNWoman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A decent variety of food and entertainment. An improving venue for local beer brewing but could be improved with more openings. Big brewers still dominate. If staying away from the deep fried ?X? On a stick, you can still find good food for an easy...More

Thank Busfodder
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love the State Fair. There are few in the country that can match it. It is best to go early in the day, and early in it’s run in order to get the coolest temperatures, and the cleanest grease — you ARE going to...More

Thank Zachary M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love everything about the fair from rides to food and entertainments. There is something for everyone and for all ages

Thank hodaripp
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glovebox48067
24 May 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
15 April 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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