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Tag: Great Minnesota Blog Together

You Betcha: Brush up on your Minnesota slang

As you’ll see in the movies Fargo and Drop Dead Gorgeous, Minnesotans are known for elongating the letters a and o in speech (boooat, baaag). But if you want to sound more like a native, use these terms.

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Play Minnesota State Fair Bingo with this free template

The Minnesota State Fair’s website is a must-visit before you head out to the Great Minnesota Get Together. Watch my segment on KSTP-TV’s Twin Cities Live to learn about State Fair Bingo cards and how to create a custom list of what you want…

10 tips for planning a trip to the Minnesota State Fair

This article contains affiliate links. Give Me The Mike received compensation for sharing some of the websites below. When you look at gross sales per day, you could say the Minnesota State Fair is the biggest restaurant in the world. In 2017, they brought…

The 3 best days to attend the Minnesota State Fair

The Minnesota State Fair is over 320 acres of food on-a-stick, animals and people watching. However, when there are nearly a quarter-million people walking around — or worse, huddled in one spot eating corn-on-the-cob — you could get a bit frazzled. Historically, the State…

You can eat new State Fair foods before the Fair even starts

It’s not the most publicized, but it’s truly a fun night. And it’ll make your friends jealous. Every year on the Thursday before the Minnesota State Fair starts, traditional and new Fair food vendors gather in the International Bazaar for an event called Taste…

There are secret alleyways in the Food Building at the Minnesota State Fair

The Food Building at the Minnesota State Fair is a blessing and a curse. There’s delicious food but it can get so crowded. I’m here to help you know exactly where to go so you’re not stuck sifting through the masses of people. Before…

The best freebies at the 2018 Minnesota State Fair

What free stuff are you finding at the 2018 Minnesota State Fair? I found Minnesota themed socks that are way cool! Watch my segment on KSTP-TV’s Twin Cities Live to find where.

The best non-alcoholic beverages at the Minnesota State Fair, and the cheapest pop

Sure, there’s always buzz about the best brews and specialty adult beverages you can find at the Minnesota State Fair, but there are some delightful beverages off the beaten path that all can enjoy. I appeared on KSTP-TV’s Twin Cities Live with three of…

The 27 new craft beers and beverages at the 2018 Minnesota State Fair

In addition to the 27 “official” new foods making their debut at the 2018 Minnesota State Fair, (see the full list and my reviews here) there are 27 new beverages you will find around the Fairgrounds. Related: click here to find the cheapest beer…

A free show State Fair officials call ‘a hidden gem’

Check out History On-A-Schtick, a daily, 30 minute show that teaches you about important figures in Minnesota’s history. But this isn’t a lecture. And State Fair officials say it’s highly underrated. Plus, learn about an app that’ll help you find the closest pronto pup…