The 2019 Minnesota State Fair offers all kinds of deals and discounts, including discount days, a bargain book, carnival savings, and more.

2019 Discount Days

Thrifty Thursday (Aug. 22)

Discounted admission prices at the entrance gates:

  • $13 for adults (13-64)
  • $10 for seniors (65+)
  • $10 for kids (5-12)

Deals on merchandise and food for all fair guests. All-day specials offered on Mighty Midway and Kidway rides & games.

Seniors & Kids Day (Monday, Aug. 26)

Discounted admission prices for seniors and kids at the entrance gates:

  • $10 for seniors (65+)
  • $10 for kids (5-12)

Deals on merchandise and food for all fair guests. All-day specials offered on Mighty Midway and Kidway rides & games.

Military Appreciation Day (Tuesday, Aug. 27)

Discounted admission prices at the entrance gates for active military, their spouses and kids; retired military and their spouses; and military veterans and their spouses:

  • $10 for adults (13-64)*
  • $10 for seniors (65+)*
  • $10 for kids (5-12)*

Deals on merchandise and food for all fair guests. Early Bird specials offered on Mighty Midway and Kidway rides & games until 1 p.m.

*Requires valid documentation of service.

Read & Ride Day (Wednesday, Aug. 28)

Discounted admission prices at the entrance gates for public library cardholders with valid public library card (one discount per card):

  • $13 for adults (13-64)
  • $10 for seniors (65+)
  • $10 for kids (5-12)

All-day specials offered on Mighty Midway and Kidway rides & games.

Seniors Day (Thursday, Aug. 29)

Discounted admission price for seniors at the entrance gates:

  • $10 for seniors (65+)

Deals on merchandise and food for all fair guests. Early Bird specials offered on Mighty Midway and Kidway rides & games until 1 p.m.

Kids & Last Chance Day (Monday, Sept. 2)

Discounted admission price for kids at the entrance gates:

  • $10 for kids (5-12)

Deals on merchandise and food for all fair guests. All-day specials offered on Mighty Midway and Kidway rides & games.

Blue Ribbon Bargain Book

The Blue Ribbon Bargain Book is your passport to savings at the Minnesota State Fair!
Learn more about the Blue Ribbon Bargain Book.

Deals, Drawings & Giveaways

This free guide, found at any information booth, lists discount days, best values, free stuff, items for less than $1 and hidden bargains at the fair! View all the deals!

Last Chance Flier

Deals can be found galore on the last day of the Minnesota State Fair! It’s your last chance to get deals on food and merchandise – don’t miss out. This flier can also be picked up at any information booth on Labor Day. Important note: Last Chance Day Deals will be available to view and print here Monday, Sept. 2.

Mighty Midway & Kidway Discounts

For more savings, ride and play on special discount days! During the 2019 State Fair, special ride & game promotions are offered all day on:

  • Thursday, Aug. 22
  • Monday, Aug. 26
  • Wednesday, Aug. 28
  • Monday, Sept. 2.

The same great promotions are offered as early bird specials until 1 p.m. on:

  • Friday, Aug. 23
  • Tuesday, Aug. 27
  • Thursday, Aug. 29
  • Friday, Aug. 30.

Have a great time an the 2019 Minnesota State Fair!

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