There’s nothing better than getting together with Foundation supporters, and not just during the twelve days of fun!
State Fair and Sports Team Merchandise Clearance Sale
Friday, May 7, 2021 – 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 8, 2021 – 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Minnesota State Fairgrounds, Visitors Plaza, 1265 Snelling Ave., St. Paul, MN, 55108
Save up to 70 percent on a giant selection of apparel, accessories and novelties from the State Fair and your favorite hometown sports teams. (Merchandise availability subject to change.)
A portion of all proceeds benefits the Minnesota State Fair Foundation mission to preserve and improve State Fair buildings, fairgrounds and educational programs.
Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021 – 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Minnesota State Fairgrounds, International Bazaar, 1265 Snelling Ave., St. Paul, MN, 55108
Taste of the Fair is the annual fundraiser for the Minnesota State Fair Foundation. Kick off the State Fair with a night of food and drink, entertainment and more!
Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021 – 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Minnesota State Fairgrounds, Fine Arts Center, 1265 Snelling Ave., St. Paul, MN, 55108
First Glance is a private preview of the nationally acclaimed juried Fine Arts Exhibition featuring more than 300 works by Minnesota artists. Kick off the State Fair with a night of fine art, food and drink, entertainment and more!
Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021 to Monday, Sept. 6, 2021
Minnesota State Fairgrounds, 1265 Snelling Ave., St. Paul, MN 55108
During the State Fair, the J.V. Bailey House is open for donor hospitality. Supporters can stop by to pick up their membership benefits, look up the location of a brick or bench, and learn more about the Minnesota State Fair Foundation. There are also purchases during the fair that benefit the Foundation!
Grand Champions are invited to events throughout the year that give a peek behind the scenes of the Great Minnesota Get-Together and they receive special recognition annually on the Minnesota State Fairgrounds.