Come to the "Great Minnesota Get Together" for 12 days of fun at the Minnesota State Fair! The state fair has been a Minnesota favorite since its start in 1854! Perennially popular activities include the Mighty Midway, CHS Miracle of Birth Center, Warner Coliseum horse shows, livestock competitions, Creative Activities building, 4-H building, fine arts competition & demos, free music on many stages throughout the fairgrounds, Heritage Square, International Village, Ramberg Senior Center, talent contests, daily mall parade at 2pm, skyride, Grandstand concerts, a spectacular fireworks show each evening at 10 p.m. and of course...the FOOD! There's always something new to see and experience each year. Take advantage of the many free Park & Ride locations. Check our website for more State Fair information.