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MPR at the Minnesota State Fair

MPR at the MN State Fair 2019

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.

Saturday, August 24

9:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon Rock The Cradle Pop Up!
Cut loose with The Current and Children’s Minnesota for a Rock the Cradle State Fair Pop-Up at the MPR booth. Kids and their grownups can start their day off right: shaking it on the dancefloor with Twinkle the Children’s Minnesota Mascot. Plus don’t miss the hula-hoops, art activities, and giant prize wheel!

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Recorded for Broadcast
Tom Crann of MPR News hosts a “Meet the Candidate” conversation with Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders. Watch live at This will be broadcast at 2 p.m. on MPR News radio Sunday August 25, 2019.

3:00 - 7:00 p.m. LIVE Broadcast
Jade of The Current hosts an on-air shift from our booth. Join us at 4:30 p.m. for a live performance from Early Eyes.

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