MPR at the 2013 State Fair

Thank you!

We hope you had a wonderful time at the 2013 Minnesota State Fair. We sure did! Here are some of highlights from video to blog entries with some photo galleries in between:

Photos in the spotlight

Statewide: State Fair photos: The food that smiles back
Minnesota in Photos: Internet Cat Video Festival photos: The Grandstand was packed
Minnesota in Photos: Christians put faith in Fair
Statewide: State Fair photo challenge: Heat
Statewide: Your Fair photos: Flavor
Statewide: Still Life with Carousel: Photos of the state fair in silence
Statewide: Your Fair photos: Circles


News Cut: It's OK to love the State Fair
Statewide: #fairhack: Camping at the fair
News Cut: State Fair cattle competitions are serious stuff
Statewide: State Fair University: A history of glass blowing
News Cut: Searching for Mr. NewsCut at the State Fair
Statewide: State Fair University: How to walk in Antarctica
News Cut: Melting on the midway? Cool off with 11 photos of the State Fair in snow
Statewide: #fairhack: Bring the fair home with you
News Cut: ALS can't keep Bruce Kramer from a sweet return to the State Fair
Statewide: Are cat videos art?
State of the Arts: Art Hounds: The Big Lowdown, the State Fair, and Coda
Statewide: State Fair University: What makes a good cutting horse?
Statewide: State Fair University: How new apples are created
Statewide: #fairhack trifecta: Save time at the booths, be prepared and remember where you parked
Statewide: State Fair University: You need a good queen to make honey
Statewide: #fairhack of the day: Which way to the fair?
Statewide: Five things you didn't think you could do at the fair

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 

Did you miss your chance to buy MPR gear at the Lake Wobegon Store at our booth? You can still buy your Public Media gear online! These were our 2013 fair specials:
Lake Wobegon Family Reunion
MPR Icons Shirt
Music for Living Mugs
Live Current Vol 8
Downton Abbey Season 3
Summertime Grilling Guide

 2013 Sponsors 

Health Partners

The Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota

Explore Minnesota

Children's Theater Company

Catholic Charities

The Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Minneapolis Star Tribune Going Out App