Minnesota State Fair – How to Save Money, Plus Where to Stay & Park

Events, Food, Hotels

The Minnesota State Fair is one of the highlights of summer and we couldn’t be more excited for it. Whether you go for the food, the rides, the animals, or the music, there is something for everyone. This year’s fair will be another year with record-setting attendance so now is the time to start planning your trip. Keep reading to find tips on where to stay, how to buy tickets, and more.

Minnesota State Fair – Where to Stay

Minnesota State Fair - Where to Stay

For many out-of-towners booking a hotel is a must. Roseville hotels are so close you can almost taste the cheese curds. This allows you to have a short drive or shuttle ride to and from the fair. Plus, many local hotels offer amenities like an indoor pool for the kiddos and free breakfast. There are also a ton of things to do while in town – be sure to see everything Roseville has to offer.

Roseville is as close as you can possibly get to the fair. Now is the time to book your stay as the hotels will almost certainly fill up. Check out the following hotels just minutes from the fairgrounds:

Save on Admission 

Plan ahead and buy your tickets before August 23rd to get in on savings. Regularly priced adult tickets at the gate are $18, but if you purchase in advance, you can get tickets for $15. Click here to purchase your tickets today.

There are also multiple Deal Days throughout the fair, which will get you discounted admission at the gate on opening day and for kids, seniors, and military. There are also deal days for the Mighty Midway and Kidway and a Blue Ribbon Bargain Book.

Purchase Grandstand Tickets Before They Sell Out

As one of the most attended fairs in the country, the grandstand concerts often sell out. Check out the lineup today and buy your tickets early to guarantee you don’t miss out!

Free Park & Ride

If you want to save money on parking and time spent in traffic, you’ll want to take advantage of the free park and ride options. 2023 locations will be announced soon. There are always many locations in Roseville. 

Planning Your Trip to the Minnesota State Fair – Plan Ahead

Be sure to checkout the Minnesota State Fair’s website to stay up to date with all the latest and greatest fair news.