Monday, September 3, 2012
Monday, Labor Day, is the final day of the Great Minnesota Get-Together.
For the final day of the fair, many merchandise and food vendors are offering Last Chance bargains; flyers with deals listings are available at all information booths. It’s also Kids Day, and children age 5 to 12 pay only $7. The rides at Mighty Midway and Kidway have a one ticket discount all day. Barns close for the day at 3 p.m. In addition, all day in Carousel Park, Cub Foods is sponsoring giveaways, appearances by local celebrities, prize drawings and live performances. As for the evening's entertainment act, Wiz Khalifa and Mac Miller play the grandstand at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $29 and $39. If you're looking to hitch a ride to the fair on a shuttle, look no further than Richfield to do so. The $5 shuttle from Best Buy corporate …
Friday, August 26, 2011
Meet the people bringing you the local fabric of the Great Minnesota Get-Together.
Local Editors from across Minnesota Patch fanned out on Day One of the Minnesota State Fair—notebooks and cameras in hand—to find local stories behind the Great Get-Together. Check back with Patch every day of the Fair to find meet people behind the scenes and to learn "5 Things" to know about that day's festivities.
Monday, August 22, 2011
Will you be active at the Great Minnesota Get-Together? We want to hear from you.
We're just days away from butter sculptures, the Mighty Midway and a whole lot of food on a stick. The Minnesota State Fair starts on Aug. 25, and Burnsville Patch wants to cover it wall-to-wall from a local angle. But we're going to need your help. Maybe you or someone you know is a "fair fanatic," with plans on going all 12 days? Or perhaps you're selling something, or competing in a fair event? Whatever your connection, we want to hear your story. Feel free to send tips to firstname.lastname@example.org, or post them as comments below. As the fair gets underway, Burnsville Patch will be bringing you these great, local stories that make the fair so special. We'll also help you plan for your trip(s) to the fair with handy "5 things to know" …