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Minnesota State Fair 2017 Schedule - Live Entertainment
    August 24 - September 4, 2017

August 25, 2017 - Friday - Live Entertainment - Governorís Fire Prevention Day

Grandstand - 2017 Concert Series - STEVIE NICKS with special guest Vanessa Carlton - 7:30 pm.

Bandshell Tonight - THE POINTER SISTERS - 8:30 pm.

West End at Sunset - THE BIG WU - 8:00 pm.

Bazaar After Dark - CHRIS HAWKEY - 8:00 pm



The Leinie Lodge Bandshell
  Governorís Fire Prevention Day Flag Raising - 10:15 am.
  Joni Harms - 10:30, 11:45 am.
  Tonic Sol-fa - 1:00, 2:30 pm.
  Dailey & Vincent - 3:30, 4:45 pm.
  Amateur Talent Contest Semifinals - 6:00 pm.

Ramberg Center Stage
  The Mellow Fellows - 10:30, 11:45 am., 1:00 pm.
  Curtiss A and The Cold Cold Hearts - 3:15, 4:30, 5:45 pm.

The X-Zone
  3rd Lair Skate Park - noon, 1:30, 3, 4:30, 6:00 pm.

Laser Encoreís Laser Hitz
  On Cosgrove St. east of Family Fair - 9:15 pm.

Schell's Stage at Schilling Amphitheater
  MNHS presents History On-A-Schtick - 9:30, 10:30 am.
  Katy Vernon - 11:30 am., 12:30, 1:30 pm.
  The Barley Jacks - 3:00, 4:00, 5:00 pm.
  Divas Through the Decades - 6:00 pm.



Family Fair Stage at Baldwin Park
  The Dollipops - 10:30, 11:30 am., 3:00 pm.
  Sean Emery - 12:30, 5:00 pm.
  Break-Shop Bumpín - 1:30, 4:00, 6:00 pm.
  County Fair Talent Contest - 7:00 pm.

The North Woods
  All-Star Stunt Dogs Splash - 11:00 am., 2:00, 4:30 pm.
  Timberworks Lumberjack Show - noon, 3:00, 5:30, 7:00 pm.

International Bazaar Stage
  CAAM Chinese Dance Theater - 10:45 am., noon, 1:15 pm.
  Axis Mundi World Jazz Quintet - 3:15, 4:30, 5:45 pm.

Festival of Nations Stage at the International Bazaar
  Presented by The International Institute of MN
  Max Thompson Russian Accordionist - noon, 1:30, 3:00, 4:30 pm.

Horse Show - More breeds, competitions and demos than ever!



Old Iron Show
  See free demos and displays of rare antique farm equipment.
  On Lee Ave. north of Little Farm Hands - 8:00 am. - 7:00 pm.

Arts AíFair Performances
  Supported by the Minnesota State Fair Foundation

Cosgrove Stage:
  COLLIDE Theatrical Dance Company - 10:15, 11:00 am., 12:45, 1:30 pm.
  Ifrah Mansour - 2:45, 3:30, 5:15, 6:00 pm.

KSTP Heritage Plaza at West End Market:
  Stages Theatre Company - 10:00, 11:00 am., noon, 1:00 pm.
  Chicks on Sticks - 3:30, 4:30, 5:30, 6:30 pm.

Be a State Fair Star
  at Mia Dorrís Karaoke in The Garden noon - 5:00 pm.
  Nightly D.J. Entertainment 6:00 - 10:00 pm.

Parade - 2:00 pm.
  (East side of the Family Fair Stage at Baldwin Park)
  Marching today: Burnsville, Irondale, Robbinsdale Armstrong, Onalaska (WI), Somerset (WI)


  Minnesota State Fair 2017 Schedule
              Live Entertainment:


  • Aug. 24 - Thursday     • Aug. 25 - Friday

  • Aug. 31 - Thurs.     • Sep 1 - Friday

  • Sep 2 - Saturday     • Sep 3 - Sunday




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