When summer comes to a close in late August, it just won't be the same not stepping into the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. But, state fair vendors have found a way to make sure their customers can still get a taste of the beloved event.
The State Fair's announcement that the show won't go on this summer has hit Minnesota hard. That includes thousands of 4-H kids who work all year long to compete and earn scholarships.
Minnesota State Fair General Manager Jerry Hammer spoke with FOX 9 Saturday, detailing why organizers decided to cancel the 2020 state fair due to COVID-19.
With the cancellation of the Minnesota State Fair due to the COVID-19 pandemic, vendors’ plans for the summer have changed drastically. While vendors say the board’s decision Friday didn’t come as a complete surprise, the news still stings.
The Minnesota State Fair will not be held in 2020 due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic.
Minnesota 4-H is working to find an "alternate experience" for thousands of youth who will not be able to exhibit their animals and projects at the Minnesota State Fair this year.
While the status of this year’s Minnesota State Fair remains uncertain, many county fairs across the state have already been canceled over coronavirus concerns.
The Minnesota State Fair Board is meeting Friday to discuss the 2020 Great-Minnesota Get-Together, fair officials confirmed to FOX 9.
The Minnesota State Fair is assuring Minnesotans that is has not been canceled, despite posts circulating on social media reportedly suggesting otherwise.
The general manager of the Minnesota State Fair says the Great Minnesota Get-Together is still on track to start on Aug. 27, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
As more outbreak modeling becomes available for the coronavirus pandemic, it's becoming increasingly clear that it will be some time before Minnesota is back to normal.
The Minnesota State Fair announced two more acts for its 2020 Grandstand Concert Series.
The Minnesota State Fair has unveiled yet another artist who will perform at the Grandstand during one of the 12 days of the Great Minnesota Get-Together this summer.
The City of St. Paul will no longer allow residents to resell street parking day passes on city streets to curb a practice used during the Minnesota State Fair.
The Minnesota State Fair fired its 37 year-round police officers at the end of January and established new requirements for future applicants, according to a letter that was sent out to the officers.
Kevin Cannon has had his work published all over the Twin Cities area. This year, he's been tasked with creating the 2020 commemorative State Fair poster.
The Minnesota State Fairgrounds will get nearly $10 million in upgrades prior to the 2020 Great Minnesota Get-Together, the fair announced Sunday.
A parent is suing the agency that oversees the Minnesota State Fair after their son became seriously ill from an E. coli infection linked to the Miracle of Birth Center. They are seeking more than $50,000 in damages due to hospital expenses and lost wages during the boy's treatment.
A Christmas tree went up in the rotunda at the Minnesota State Capitol Tuesday morning for the first time in six years.
The Doobie Brothers will headline the Minnesota State Fair Grandstand on Friday, Aug. 28.