9/5 What’s Happening This Weekend

9/5 What’s Happening This Weekend
Twin Cities Live's Mike Marcotte has a look at what's happening this weekend. Red Bull Flugtag: Saturday, September 7 in Saint Paul Bret Michaels concert: Saturday, September 7 in Minneapolis Minneapolis Monarch Festival: Saturday, September 7 in Minneapolis Alt for Norge Viewing Party: Friday, September 6 in Minneapolis

Fair Insider Final Day

Fair Insider Final Day
We are wrapping up the final day of the Minnesota State Fair 2019.  While the rides and food vendors might be packing up, there are a few things that you can still take advantage of on the grounds. The North End Event Center is available all year to rent out The Blue Moon Dine-In Theater & Giggles Campfire Grill can be rented from...

Fair Insider Day 7

Fair Insider Day 7
TCL’s Mike Marcotte knows a few things about the fair that you probably don’t.  He shares all sorts of information about the Great Minnesota Get Together. You can order a Memorial Bench for your loved one for next year’s fair.  The Memorial Bench Program is run by the Minnesota State Fair Foundation and each cost $2500.  In addition...

Fair Insider – Day 5

Fair Insider – Day 5
Our Fair Insider Mike Marcotte shares more tips on navigating the Minnesota State Fair to take advantage of it to its fullest extent. Cheapest Beer, Pop, & Water Beer:     Midway Mens Club Miller Lite, Coors Lite, Mich Golden Light or Grain Belt 20 oz tap for $6.50 / 12 oz for $4 Blue Moon, Mike’s Hard Lemonade, White Claw...

Fair Insider – Day 4

Fair Insider – Day 4
Fair insider, Mike Marcotte, makes it easier for you to navigate the Great Minnesota Get Together. Explore the Creative Activities Building that has been around since 1895. About 6000 entries to compete in different divisions, including: Garment Making Painting Porcelain Quilting Canning Bread Making Unconventional...

Fair Insider – Day 3

Fair Insider – Day 3
No matter the weather, the Fair goes on!  Mike Marcotte who knows the fair inside and out provides information to make sure your trip is nothing short of fantastic! Favorite Foods of Fair Employees Baked Potato with Pulled Pork (BBQ Baked Potato outside the Food Building) Puff Daddy on a Stick (Sausage Sister & Me in the Food...

Fair Insider – Day 2

Fair Insider – Day 2
Mike Marcotte helps you navigate the Great Minnesota Get Together with his tips.  Here are few things you don’t want to miss out on! The Ag-Hort Building is a Gem First Kiss Apples Prince Tribute Crop Art Information Booths have More than Maps Free sunscreen Wristbands Specialty Beverages Brochure Trolley...

Fair Insider – Day 1

Fair Insider – Day 1
Mike Marcotte has been working at the fair for 15 years and attending it even longer!  He shares some tips with you to help make your time there even more enjoyable! New at the Fair North End Event Center 12,000 sq ft event center air conditioned hosting Angry Birds Universe Download the State Fair App Food finder Merchandise...