Minnesota State Fair – Where to stay, Parking and How to Save

Events, Food, Hotels

The Minnesota State Fair is just days away from starting and we couldn’t be more excited. Whether you go for the food, the rides, the animals, or the music, there is sure to be 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. Let us give you tips on where to stay, where 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. This allows you to have a short drive or shuttle ride to and from the fair – Roseville hotels are so close you can almost taste the fair. Plus, many local hotels offer amenities like an indoor pool for the kiddos. There is 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:

  • Avid
  • Country Inn & Suites
  • Courtyard by Marriott
  • DoubleTree by Hilton
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites
  • Hampton Inn
  • Holiday Inn Express
  • Home2 Suites
  • Key Inn
  • Motel 6
  • Norwood Inn & Suites
  • Residence Inn by Marriott

Learn more about each hotel here.

Save on Admission 

Plan ahead and buy your tickets before August 24th to get in on savings. Regularly priced adult tickets at the gate are $17, but if you purchase in advance, you can get tickets for just $14. Click here to purchase your tickets today.

Purchase Grandstand Tickets Before They Sell Out

Again, with this being one of the most attended fairs in the country, the grandstand concerts may sell out. Check out the lineup today and buy your tickets early.

Park & Ride

If you want to save money on parking and time spent in traffic, think about the park and ride options. There are several locations in Roseville. Remember, these locations will fill up, so plan to get there early. View park and ride locations.

Planning Your Trip to the Minnesota State Fair – Plan Ahead

When in doubt, simply plan ahead to save time and avoid inconveniences. Be sure to checkout the Minnesota State Fair’s website to stay up to date with all the latest and greatest fair news.