Tag: State Fair

The hidden gem foods Minnesota State Fair staff eat

So there are hundreds of foods to taste at the Minnesota State Fair. And if you’re only heading out to the Great Minnesota Get Together one day, your stomach — and your wallet — can only handle so much. The official new Fair foods get a lot of buzz (get my reviews of 2019 new

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The best way to get to the Minnesota State Fair

The Minnesota State Fair is the Great Minnesota Get Together, but how do you get two million people to the Fairgrounds? Unless you arrive when gates open or have handicap parking access, I really do not recommend parking on the Fairgrounds. Traffic near the Fairgrounds is brutal, considering there are so many public buses bringing

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10 tips for planning a trip to the Minnesota State Fair

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 in over $51 million in food and beverage sales in 12 days. In comparison, Tao in Las Vegas brings in $42 million in sales over an entire year. Attendance

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Get ready now for the 2019 Minnesota State Fair

The 2018 Minnesota State Fair is done and if you’re in withdrawal like me, there are some ways to gear up for the 2019 Great Minnesota Get Together. I was on KSTP-TV’s Twin Cities Live with ways to keep the State Fair in your life year-round. More information: Minnesota State Fair Foundation Taste of the

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Know where new phone charging stations are at the 2018 Minnesota State Fair

I was on KSTP-TV’s Twin Cities Live to share details about where you can charge your cell phone while at the Minnesota State Fair. I also let you know where the best spots are for taking a photo while you’re here. A list of charging stations can be found on the State Fair’s website. Find

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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 at the Minnesota State Fair The State Fair prints a Specialty

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The top 10 Minnesota State Fair foods going into 2018

Read my review of foods making their debut at the 2018 Minnesota State Fair by clicking here. A full guide to exploring the Great Minnesota Get Together is also on my website. And if you agree or want to make a case for a State Fair food not on this list, tell me about it!

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5 foods and drinks to keep you cool at the Minnesota State Fair

If you’re looking to cool down on a hot day at the Minnesota State Fair, check out my top five foods and drinks to get! Mint milkshake  What: a refreshing change to fried food Where: Gopher Dairy Bar (attached to the Cattle Barn) on Judson 2017 cost: $6 2. Apple cider popsicles What: a cheap

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The hidden grocery store at the Minnesota State Fair

Need a couple aspirin after a Midway ride or did the deep-fried candy bar give you some heartburn? There’s a place on the Minnesota State Fairgrounds that can help. Welcome to Steichen’s Grocery Store and Deli. It’s really hidden. If you’re at the All You Can Drink Milk booth, head north toward the Grandstand and

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