Minnesota Public Radio at the 2009 State Fair

Photo booth

We invited you to get a commemorative picture at our booth! Search for your image by date:
Monday, September 7
Sunday, September 6
Saturday, September 5
MPR Day: Friday, September 4
Thursday, September 3
Wednesday, September 2
Tuesday, September 1
Monday, August 31
Sunday, August 30
Saturday, August 29
Friday, August 28
Thursday, August 27

Web Cam

In 2009 we hosted a live web cam at our booth. Visit us in person - or virtually - in 2010.

Stories and Videos

From MPR NewsQ

  • Record numbers big business for State Fair vendors
    For fairgoers the Minnesota State Fair is about fun, for competitors it's about winning, but for about 1,300 merchants at the fair, it's about making a buck.September 8, 2009
  • GOP candidates debate health care at the fair
    Republican candidates for governor said at a forum at the State Fair that opposing health care reform efforts isn't enough - they need a plan of their own.September 7, 2009
  • State Fair mystery sounds: Day 8
    Each weekday during the Minnesota State Fair, All Things Considered will indulge your ears and bring you some mystery sounds from the Great Minnesota Get-Together.September 7, 2009

Share your own pictures of the Minnesota State Fair

During the entire fair run, you can submit your images directly to Minnesota Public Radio online staff, post them on mnlife.gather.com, or add them to our Flickr pool.

2009 State Fair Playlists

We asked three MPR music hosts to create song playlists that convey a snapshot of the Minnesota State Fair.

State Fair Resources

Minnesota State Fair official Web site
State Fairground map for reference
Daily exhibit schedules for planning your day
Official food finder for meal mapping
State Fair FAQs for handy reference

Thank you members!

Minnesota Public Radio depends on the support of its 103,575 members to continue to be a vital part of this community — thank you! MPR members receive a discount on all purchases at the Lake Wobegon Store. Not a member? New members get a special gift when they join at the fair.

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Plan to buy some MPR gear at the Lake Wobegon Store when you visit the MPR booth. Or buy your MPR gear now and wear it to the booth!