For many fair vendors, coming to the fair every year is like a family reunion. The man behind the popular corn roast booth, Brad Ribar, says his family has been working at the fair since 1919.
Steve tries to break Elizabeth and force her to eat some of his favorite sweets at the fair.
Five Eyewitness News anchors Chris Egert and Paul Folger are going head to head again in the Cottage Cheese Eating Contest!
A great way to unwind at the fair is to visit the Wine Country Booth. Kelli stops by for some research.
The folks from 4H stop by with one of their Highland cows to show off.
It’s Free for All Friday again!
Our Fair Insider, Mike Marcotte, checks in with some of the Twin Cities’ favorite chefs to find out what their favorite foods are at the fair.
As part of a new attraction this year, you can watch art in progress at the Joyful World Mural Park. Reporter Kristin Haubrich talked to the local artists making imagination and joy come to life.
Reporter Kelli Hanson goes to work at the Perfect Pickle booth and finds out how different it is behind the scenes than from what you see up front!
The Minnesota State Fair is a hot spot for hobby enthusiasts. Whether you’re a baker, an artist, or a quilter, thousands of people are on a quest to show off their skills and take home a blue ribbon.
Our Fair Insider, Mike Marcotte, fills us in on the cheapest places to find a beer, pop, or water.
Smokin’ Steve meets up with Charlie from RC’s BBQ to see how he makes his meat so mouth wateringly good.
The folks from 4H in Benton County stop by to show off their llamas.
There’s plenty to do at the fair, including rides! Reporter Kristin Haubrich takes us along on some of the best rides she found.
There are three women that work the info booth just inside the main entrance. They love what they do so much that they’ve now created a podcast! Kelli hanson chats with the Info Booth Ladies.
Click here for their podcast.
Year after year, small businesses apply to become a vendor at the Minnesota State Fair. Kelli Hanson checks out a few.
Made in Minn
Here’s the Deal Spice Company
Love the Fair
Artist Kevin Cannon took everything good about the State Fair and made a jam-packed piece of art out of it! Click here for the 2021 Official Commemorative Art poster.
Some things at the fair just go great together, like Sweet Martha’s Cookies and Milk from the Moo Booth. Photographer Drew Schingen shares his favorite food and drink pairings.
Minnesota-based artist, Adam Turman has been a fixture at the fair for a long time. We first talked to him in 2016. He’s back joining us and showing us some of his works you can get.
Garage Logic has been broadcasting from the fair for decades and have been a neighbor of ours at the KSTP building. Rookie, one of the hosts of Garage Logic, invites us over for a visit.