The Minnesota State Fair runs now through Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 3. The State Fair Education Building is open from 9 am to 9 pm daily during the fair. Reduced $9 admission for adults over 65 is available on Seniors Days, Aug. 27 and Aug. 30.
It was announced today that legendary R & B group, Earth, Wind & Fire with special guest Sinbad have been added to this year’s Minnesota State Fair entertainment lineup. The Hall of Fame and nine-time Grammy award-winning group will appear on the Grandstand August 26 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $39-49 and go on sale […]
On August 26, Minnesota State Fair attendees dressed in purple and danced to Prince music for “Unite in Purple” — a day set aside to tribute the late Prince. From cover bands to purple root beer floats, the fairgrounds celebrated Minnesota’s favorite son. Below, attendees dance to Prince outside of the KMOJ tent.
Charlie Wilson and special guest Fantasia gave concertgoers their money’s worth at the Minnesota State Fair Grandstand, Friday August 26. On a day the Minnesota State Fair encouraged attendees to “Unite in Purple” to celebrate the late great Prince, both performers managed to pay homage, while highlighting their own singular gifts. One couldn’t help but think […]
Believe it or not, the Great Minnesota Get-Together is upon us again! From Thursday, Aug. 25 through Labor Day, Sept. 5, featuring dozens of new attractions, exhibits, entertainment and more. Thirty-two new foods will make their debut this year, including Gumbo Frites, Candied Bacon Donut Siders, Barbecued Shrimp Taco, and Cajun Peel-N-Eat Shrimp, to name a […]
The lead singer of the Gap Band, Charlie Wilson, has experienced many highs and lows in the music industry throughout the years. From having numerous number-one Billboard hits with the Gap Band, to being homeless, overcoming a drug addiction, surviving prostate cancer, rebuilding his solo career, and becoming a number-one best-selling author, Wilson has proven that […]