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The Minnesota State Fair Food Parade returns in October

The Minnesota State Fair announced that its extremely-popular Food Parade will return to the State Fairgrounds October 1 - 4 and 8 - 11, 2020.

Cannon Falls nonprofit repairing cars of Veterans

Nate's Community Garage helps Veterans and low-income residents in Dakota, Rice and Goodhue Counties.

The country’s first LGBTQIA-specific program for addiction is in Minnesota

Based in Eden Prairie, Pride Institute assists individuals with substance use and addiction treatment.

Dress up your pet for your chance to win 2021 Minnesota State Fair tickets

Llama not required.

MAP: Don’t have State Fair Food Parade tickets? Go on this food crawl

There are plenty of other ways to get a taste of State Fair foods leading up to Labor Day.  Check out this list of restaurants and businesses where you can find official Fair foods.

A Guide to the Minnesota State Fair Food Parade

Whether you're attending closer to Labor Day or just want a taste of the Fair, here's my experience of the Food Parade, along with answers to the questions you asked on my Facebook and Twitter pages.

Minnesota State Fair themed masks now available

official Fair merchandise available to public is typically not the most trendy looking stuff. However, designers did a good job creating face masks, along with a gaiter. You can get a face covering featuring Fairchild, one of the two mascots for the Fair, for $12. They're also selling a three-pack of more simplistic masks for $20. Face coverings are available in adult and youth sizes.

Watch a livestream of a princess’s likeness carved out of 90 pounds of butter

Starting Thursday, August 13, candidates will be on the Minnesota State Fairgrounds to get their likeness carved out of a 90 pound block of butter. It's a Minnesota State Fair tradition that draws thousands of onlookers.

Bored at home? Compete in the Minnesota State Fair’s Cookie Decorating Contest

If you're running out of ideas to keep the kids occupied before they start some sort of school, get your family to bake cookies and compete in the Minnesota State Fair's Cookie Decorating Showcase.

GUIDE: All the ways you can celebrate the Minnesota State Fair in 2020

The 2020 Minnesota State Fair may be canceled, but State Fair officials and business owners are coming up ways you can get your fix of the Great Minnesota Get Together.