Become an official 2023 Friend of the Fair (and receive 2023 State Fair benefits)!
Not only does being a Friend of the Fair show your support for the Minnesota State Fair, it also comes with great perks.
2022 marked the Foundation’s 20th anniversary. Over the past two decades, we’ve been able to grant over $16 million to the State Fair for a variety of projects. All these programs and projects have benefited from the support of generous donors like you.
2023 Green Ribbon
- 2023 Friends of the Fair ribbon
- 2023 State Fair Friends of the Fair pin OR 2023 Blue Ribbon Bargain Book
- Discount at State FairWear Gift Shops at the fair
2023 Yellow Ribbon
- All 2023 Green Ribbon Benefits
- One State Fair Admission ticket to the 2023 State Fair
2023 Red Ribbon
- All 2023 Yellow Ribbon Benefits
- One additional State Fair admission ticket to the 2023 State Fair
- Presale access to the 2023 Grandstand Concert Series for up to two shows (purchase up to four tickets per show)**
2023 Blue Ribbon
- All 2023 Red Ribbon Benefits
- Presale access to all 2023 Grandstand Concert Series shows (purchase up to four tickets per show)**
- Two additional State Fair admission tickets to the 2023 State Fair
2023 Purple Ribbon
- All 2023 Blue Ribbon Benefits
- Grand Champion Club membership, including special recognition and invitations to behind-the-scenes events throughout the year!
2023 Friends of the Fair annual memberships run from August 1, 2022 through the 2023 Fair.
The deadline to become a 2023 Friend of the Fair (and receive 2023 State Fair benefits) is July 31, 2023.
The Minnesota State Fair Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and your gift may be tax-deductible as a charitable contribution. Please consult your tax advisor. The deductibility of your gift is limited to the extent that it exceeds the fair market value of the goods and services provided to you by the Minnesota State Fair Foundation. You may also waive your benefits, so the full amount of your donation supports the Foundation’s mission.