Visiting the Minnesota State Fair with Little Kids

Visiting the Minnesota State Fair with Little Kids

It’s the Great Minnesota Get Together and whether it’s an annual tradition or you’re visiting the Minnesota State Fair for the first time, keep reading for everything you need to know to make great memories with your little ones!

Bring From Home

  • Collapsible stroller or wagon with a canopy/sun shade (even when the kiddos are old enough to walk, this is so handy to stow your snacks and all the swag you pick up – and yes, you can take strollers on the free park and ride buses)
  • Snacks
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Sunscreen
  • Refillable water bottle
  • Glow sticks (from the Dollar Store or Amazon – an alternative to the fair glow-stick vendors!)
  • Phone Charger
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Must-See Free Exhibits for Kids

Favorite Free Demonstrations & Shows for Kids

fair grounds

Fun Paid Attractions for Kids

Kidway and Mighty Midway are filled with fun carnival type rides and attractions, but consider hitting up these fun stops:

Butterfly House ($3.50/person)
Giant Slide ($3.00/person)
SkyRide ($8/person/round trip)
Space Tower ($5/person)
Reptile Show ($3/pp)

At the Fair: Important Information

Money Saving Tips


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