Local Current Blog

Archives: Minnesota State Fair

New at the Minnesota State Fair: Ten 2021 highlights

No event has as many cherished Minnesota traditions as the State Fair — and yet, every year the first thing fairgoers ask is, “What’s new?” The Fair’s website has a complete rundown of what’s on deck this year, but that’s a lot of information to digest, so here are my personal picks for ten can’t-miss […]

Read More

Music at the Minnesota State Fair 2021: Ten top sets to see

Aside from all the other superlatives, the State Fair is Minnesota’s largest annual music festival — and most of the live performances are free with Fair admission. For the biggest icons (say, Meghan Kreidler and Kevin Costner), Grandstand performances understandably come with an extra ticket charge. If you’re going to the fair this year, be […]

Read More