Minnesota State Fair


State Fair Resources for fair fans

Minnesota State Fair official Web site
State Fairground map for reference
Official food finder for meal mapping

Schedule

Join us at our booth near the corner of Judson and Nelson for programming, activities, and public media merchandise! Plan your visit using our fair calendar below.

Live Broadcasts can be heard on the radio at the scheduled time, check other programs for potential future broadcast dates.

Please note: This schedule is subject to change

Thursday August 23

9 - 10 a.m. MPR News Live Broadcast: Analyst Ken Rudin with Host Kerri Miller
11 a.m. - 12 noon MPR News Live Broadcast: Political Discussion & Debate
1 - 2 p.m. Classical MPR: Leonard Bernstein Centennial Celebration with Minnesota Opera and Host Lynne Warfel

Friday August 24

11 a.m. - 12 noon MPR News Live Broadcast: Twin Cities PBS Almanac with Host Cathy Wurzer
2 - 3 p.m. MPR News Live Broadcast: Political Discussion & Debate
4 - 8 p.m. The Current Live Broadcast: Host Mark Wheat

Saturday August 25

10 a.m. - 1 p.m. The Current Activity: Rock the Cradle Pop Up
3 - 7 p.m. The Current Live Broadcast: Oake & Riley in the Afternoon
6:30 pm. GRANDSTAND: The Current’s Music On-A-Stick featuring Trampled by Turtles, Lord Huron, and Lissie

Sunday August 26

10 a.m. - 1 p.m. The Current Live Broadcast: Host Jade
3 - p p.m. Purple Current

Monday August 27

9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Thank you Members! Special Activities from MPR Membership (while supplies last)

Tuesday August 28

Check back for programming and activities

Wednesday August 29

Check back for programming and activities

Thursday August 30

9 - 10 a.m. MPR News Live Broadcast: NPR Ombudsman Elizabeth Jensen
10 - 11 a.m. MPR News Interview: Sean Sherman “The Sioux Chef” with Host Tom Crann 1 - 2 p.m. Classical MPR Celebration: Pipedreams Host Michael Barone

MPR DAY Friday August 31

Join us at Dan Patch Park near the Grandstand
10 - 11 a.m. MPR News Live: Mark Seeley Weather Quiz
11 a.m. - 12 noon MPR News Live Broadcast: Political Discussion & Debate 1 - 2 p.m. Classical MPR Activity: Bring the Sing with Cantus
3 - 4 p.m. The Current Live Broadcast: Chastity Brown with Host Mark Wheat

Saturday September 1

3 - 7 p.m. The Current Live Broadcast: Oake & Riley in the Afternoon

Sunday September 2

10 a.m. - 1 p.m. The Current Live Broadcast: Host Bill DeVille

Monday September 3

2 - 6 p.m. The Current Live Broadcast: Host Mac Wilson