Minnesota State Fair

Cooking Connection: Fresh French Fries at the Minnesota State Fair

The Great Minnesota Get-Together Wraps up on Monday, September 2, 2019

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. – The Great Minnesota Get-Together continues through Labor Day in Falcon Heights. This year there are dozens of new foods available to try, but the staples keep customers and fairgoers coming back. FOX 21 Local News stopped by Fresh French Fries in this week’s Cooking Connection. FOX 21’s Andrew Kirov learns how staff keep up with demand…

Sliding Into Family Fun & Feeling Like A Kid Again!

Active Adventures: Minnesota State Fair Giant Slide, Family Fun For Everyone!

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. — In this week’s Active Adventures Brittney Merlot is bringing out the inner kid in every adult and taking a ride down the Giant Slide at the Minnesota State Fair! Categories: Active Adventures, Entertainment, Features, Minnesota, News, News – Latest News Tags: Active Adventures, Active Adventures at the Minnesota State Fair, Active Adventures in Minnesota, Family Fun,…

State Fair Food: Fried Twinkie & Fried Buckeye

Cooking Connection At The Minnesota State Fair

COOKING CONNECTION: Minnesota State Fair Fried Food Brittney Merlot joined up with a food vendor on opening day of the Minnesota State Fair! Get a behind the scenes look at the friend delicious twinkie and buckeye. Learn tips on how to make them at home! Yum! Categories: Cooking Connection, News, News – Latest News Tags: Cooking Connection, Fried Buckeye, Fried…

The Making of a Christmas Tree

Christmas is 180 days away although you may think its too soon to start planning your holiday if you want the perfect balsam fir or the classic Charlie Brown tree, nows the time for trimming. 

PROCTOR, Minn.-  Christmas in July has passed and it’s not quite December but one family owned business thinks about decking the halls all year long. Christmas is 180 days away although you may think its too soon to start planning your holiday if you want the perfect balsam fir or the classic Charlie Brown tree, nows the time for trimming. “Just…

Fruit Stand Gives Healthy Option for State Fair-Goers

The Produce Exchange Sells Fresh Fruit

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. – If you’re headed down to the Minnesota State Fair this weekend there’s a good chance you’ll be eating something fried and on a stick. If you’re looking for something healthy, stop by The Produce Exchange. The booth offers fresh fruit, Kampuchea on tap, energy drinks and organic and fair trade sparkling water. The booth has been…

Minnesota State Fair Tunnel of Love is Oldest in United States

Northland Uncovered: Ye Old Mill

DULUTH, Minn. – The Great Minnesota Get-Together started up last week and already thousands of visitors have taken a ride on one of the fair’s oldest traditions. Wooden boats floating through Ye Old Mill at the Minnesota State Fair carry generations of love stories with them. As the nation’s oldest tunnel of love, the ride has been taking lovebirds through…

Nation’s Largest Traveling Ferris Wheel Visits Minnesota State Fair

Riders Take in Views of St. Paul and Minneapolis

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. – A brand new ride is taking fair-goers to new heights. The $4 million investment is the nation’s largest traveling ferris wheel. It travels America on 12 trailers and takes a 50 ton crane to assmble. The 36 gondolas take riders 15 stories high. “People are impressed that they can see the capitol dome, the cathedral downtown,…

Driven to Discover at the Minnesota State Fair

Exhibit Offers Fairgoers the Chance to Learn More About Research and Studies by the U of M

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. – The Driven to Discover Research Facility was launched in 2014 to bring University research and researchers into closer contact with the Minnesota community. Nearly two million people visit the fair each year from across the state. The exhibit allows fairgoers to participate in research in a fun, innovative, and convenient way. Most studies take under 20 minutes. Driven…

Verizon Specialist Gives State Fair Tech Tips

Find Out What Technology Could Come in Handy at the Minnesota State Fair

DULUTH, Minn. – The Minnesota State Fair is officially underway and thousands of people have already flocked to St. Paul. Verizon Wireless Solutions Specialist, Rachel Agurkis, stopped by FOX 21 to show us what gadgets could come in handy at the fair. Capturing and sharing your favorite State Fair memories shouldn’t be a hassle. Using the new Samsung Galaxy S8 with…

Cooking up Fried Favorites at the Minnesota State Fair

Cooking Connection: Corn Fritters and Fried Green Tomatoes

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. – Fried food is a staple at the Minnesota State Fair, and a stand near the front gates is regularly busy. The Original Corn Fritters and Fried Green Tomatoes stand has been at the fair for 23 years. Owner John Harrington showed the FOX 21 crew how they make the fried green tomatoes and corn fritters and…

Northland 4-H Groups Prepare for Minnesota State Fair

10th Grader Landen Dahl will Travel to the 'Great Minnesota Get Togehter' to Showcase Mason Bee Research

DULUTH, Minn. – Happening now through Monday, September 4, dozens of Northland 4-H youth will make way to the Minnesota State Fair, eager to share their projects, research, and livestock with other 4-H members. In this week’s Animal Answers, Duluthian Landen Dahl visited FOX 21 Local News alongside Tim Caines, Program Coordinator for South St. Louis County 4-H. Dahl will…

Pentatonix to Perform at Minnesota State Fair

A Cappella Group Has Won Three Grammys

St. Paul, Minn. – Pentatonix is confirmed for the 2017 Minnesota State Fair Grandstand Concert Series sponsored by Sleep Number. The a cappella vocal group has won three Grammy Awards and performed for hundreds of thousands of fans at their sold-out shows across the globe. The group’s YouTube channel boasts close to 13 million subscribers, yielding more than 2 billion video…