State Fair

This year's beer haul is better than ever—but raises a great many questions. more

Aug 31, 2017 3:14 PM Foodie

What has great wifi, wine on tap, and secret bathrooms? The aptly-named new State Fair spot called Hideaway. more

Aug 25, 2017 11:59 AM Foodie

As has become our yearly tradition, we dutifully ate every single new State Fair food (and drank every single new beer), to report back with the hits and misses of this year's crop. more

Aug 25, 2017 8:34 AM , Eat & Drink 2 Comments

Oh the humanity! I came, I ate, I judged. Now I'm covered with powdered sugar, but that's OK. more

Aug 24, 2017 3:02 PM Foodie 1 Comments

Log rolling by members of the Timberworks Lumberjack Show

Photo courtesy of Samantha Hadley

The Timberworks Lumberjack Show is an iconic part of the Minnesota State Fair—and we’d bet a deep-fried Snickers the contestants are fitter than you. more

Aug 23, 2017 11:08 AM Arts & Culture

Minnesota State Fair illustration

Illustration by Mario Zucca

Our insider's guide to some hidden spots, honey holes, and secret to-dos at the Great Minnesota Get-Together. more

Aug 7, 2017 11:22 AM , , General Interest

The Blue Barn Triple Truffle Trotters

Photo courtesy of Anna Mailliard

Check out all the new foods making their debut at the Minnesota State Fair in summer 2017. more

Jun 20, 2017 8:09 AM Foodie 6 Comments