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MPR at the Minnesota State Fair

A ferris wheel and fair prizes.

Plan to visit us at the Minnesota State Fair!

We will have live broadcasts, exclusive events, member activities, and special merchandise! Our MPR Membership team has a special “Recharge” station for you to take a break and gather your energy for more fun at the fair.

Sunday, August 25

2:00 - 6:00 p.m. LIVE Broadcast
Mac Wilson of The Current hosts an on-air shift from our booth.

  • Plan your visit with our full calendar of events

  • Share your photos on social media with #mpratthefair

Music tributes in the 2019 Minnesota State Fair crop art

Lizzo inspired Crop Art from the 2019 Minnesota State Fair

Crop art has become one of the Fair’s most famous exhibits, as Gopher State residents pay tribute to the famous, the infamous, the ordinary, and the extraordinary in the form of portraits rendered in seeds from Minnesota crops.

Alongside the usual political cartoons and timely tributes (Apollo 11, natch), this year’s music-themed crop art creations include renderings of Lizzo, Prince, Freddie Mercury, Drake, and Johnny Cash.

Photos and more from Jay Gabler on The Current

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