MPR at the 2014 State Fair

Join us at our booth!

Visit our booth near the corner of Judson and Nelson to meet some of your favorite hosts, see live programs, sign up for a terrific giveaway, get member freebies, and purchase some Pretty Good Goods!

Plan your weekend at the fair

Saturday, Aug. 30


Noon-3 p.m.: The Current Morning Show Live Broadcast
4:00 p.m.: 89.3 The Current presents MN Music On-A-Stick, a musical evening celebrating artists with roots in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. The 2014 lineup includes Brother Ali, Doomtree, Bob Mould, Cloud Cult, Har Mar Superstar and The Cactus Blossoms

Sunday, Aug. 31


Noon-1 p.m.: MPR News live on stage: Cube Critics Stephanie Curtis, Euan Kerr and producer Chris Roberts
3-6 p.m.: The Current live broadcast with Bill DeVille

Monday, Sept. 1 (Labor Day)


Noon-1 p.m.: MPR News live broadcast: Jim Bickal hosts a conversation with Howard Sinker, regular MPR Morning Edition contributor and digital sports editor for the Star Tribune
2-3 p.m.: Bill Morelock hosts a live performance by Saana Ensemble
3-6 p.m.: The Current live broadcast with Mark Wheat
4:30-5:30 p.m.: The Current live broadcast with Guest Haley Bonar

Check our full 2014 State Fair Schedule!
(Schedule subject to change)

MPR Booth Activities

Get your photo taken, meet other MPR fans, sign up for a great giveaway...Check back before you head to the fair for our listing to find out what activities we have available to you, your family, and friends!

Enter our Giveaway!

Can't make it to the fairgrounds? You can still enter our 2014 Minnesota State Fair Giveaway and could win one of several prizes, including a gift certificate to Pretty Good Goods or a terrific ticket prize pack! (See official rules)

2014 MPR Photobooth

The Photobooth is back and you look fantastic! Find your MPR Photobooth picture on facebook.com/MinnesotaPublicRadio and if you have questions, check out FAQs.

State Fair Resources for fair fans

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

 Pretty Good 
 Goods 

Visit the Lake Wobegon Store at our booth for your favorite MPR and public media gear! You'll find these Pretty Good Goods and more:
Lake Wobegon Family Reunion
MPR Icons Shirt
Music for Living Mugs
Live Current Vol 8
Downton Abbey Season 3
Summertime Grilling Guide

 2014 State Fair Sponsors 

Catholic Charities


Explore Minnesota

Minnesota Orchestra

The Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Stages Theatre