Friends of the Fair is an annual giving program where donors receive membership benefits as a thank you for gifts between $25 and $1,000. Click here for more information.
The deadline for 2020 memberships is July 31, 2020
Grandstand presale access
- Now at the Red Ribbon level ($100), you can receive presale access for up to four shows
- Now at the Blue Ribbon level ($500), you can receive presale access for all shows
- Tables: $5,000 donation
- Benches: $2,500 donation
- Bricks: $250 donation
The deadline for placement at the 2020 Fair is June 1 for tables and benches, July 1 for bricks
If you would like to make an unrestricted gift to the Foundation, please click here.
You may make gifts directly to these State Fair program areas:
- Agricultural Education
- Arts and Culture
- Educational Enrichment
- Fairgrounds Environment Fund
- History and Heritage
You may make restricted gifts to these Minnesota State Fair Foundation special projects:
Contributions to the Foundation may be tax-deductible. The Foundation's 501(c)(3) designation number is 41-2013696.