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The 3 State Fair brochures you need to ask for at the information booth

I was on KSTP-TV with an insider tip on tackling the Minnesota State Fair. There are three brochures worth asking for at the information booth to help you navigate the Great Minnesota Get Together. Watch the video to find out the ones I recommend! Advertisements

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The best ways to get to the State Fair

Make sure to plan ahead for how you’ll get to the Minnesota State Fair. I was on KSTP’s Twin Cities Live with advice. There are over 30 free park and ride lots are near the Fairgrounds. Be careful: they fill up fast. Check the State Fair’s Twitter page before you head out to see if

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An ongoing review of new Minnesota State Fair foods for 2017

UPDATED 9/3/17 The Minnesota State Fair is serving up 31 new foods in 2017*. Keep checking back to get my thoughts on what’s worth trying…and what isn’t deserving of your cash. * = so the Fair says there are 31 new foods, but it won’t take much walking around to see there are plenty more. State Fair

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‘Carousel Park’ no more: what’s changing at the Minnesota State Fair for 2017

Today, August 7, was the first day in the Minnesota State Fair’s “lockdown.” Guards are positioned at entrances as vendors really gear up to get their booths ready for the expected 1.9 million people expected attend the 2017 Great Minnesota Get Together, which starts Thursday, August 24. Before you head out the Fair this year,

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