I am 150% into getting good deals, and this post is Jam packed filled with them.
Every year I hear stories of my friends and family members spending … ALOT of money at the state fair, and it secretly makes my eyes want to bulge out of my head.
Here is my 2016 Guide to help you get the most out of your fair experience.
Regular State Fair Admission:
Adults (13-64) $13
Seniors (65+) $11
Kids (5-12) $11
Children (Under 5 ) Free
5 ways to Save at the Fair
1. Skip parking your vehicle at the fair
Use Park & Ride
Park free & Ride Free to the Fair using one of the Special State Fair Parking Locations.
- Buses leave every 20 minutes from 8am until midnight.
2. Pick up a Blue Ribbon Book. I promise it is worth it.
(I’m giving some away at the end of this blog post 🙂 ) Each book is jam packed full of savings whether it is deals and coupons on food, rides, attractions,and apparel there is something in there for you…
PLUS if you check out the index at the back of the book it will have the locations of things you may be looking for.. like corndogs 🙂
AND……….. on the back of every coupon, is the location of that attraction, ride, or vendor.. AMAZING.
3. Attend on one of the special discounts day.
** Discounts day pricing above is only available when purchasing tickets at the gate, the day of the deal.
Thrifty Thursday August 25th
Adults & Seniors (Ages 13+) $11 Kids (5-12) $8
Seniors & Kids Day Monday August 29th
Seniors (65+) Kids (5-12) $8
Military Appreciation Day Tuesday August 3oth
Active military families, retired military and spouses, veterans and spouses (valid with military service documentation ) All ages $8
Read & Ride Day Wednesday August 31st
Present a library Card at gate for discount admission
- only 1 discount per library card.
- Adults (13-64) $11
- Seniors (65+) & Kids (5-12) $8
Senior Day Thursday September 1
Seniors (65+) $8
Kids & Last Chance Day , Labor day (September 5th)
Kids (5-12) $8
4. Make the most out of your visit
5. Enter in one of the Deals, Drawings, and Giveaways at the MN State Fair
Complete List of 2016 New Foods
Check out my Pinterest board for the Minnesota State Fair