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

September 1, 2017 - Friday - Live Entertainment - MPR Day

Grandstand - 2017 Concert Series - The Minnesota Show with Garrison Keillor - 7:45 pm.

Bandshell Tonight - Foghat - 8:30 pm.

West End at Sunset - Bad Bad Hats - 8:00 pm.

Bazaar After Dark - Corey Stevens - 8:00 p.m



The Leinie Lodge Bandshell
  Flag Raising - 10:25 am.
  Kazual - 10:30, 11:45 am.
  Mary Sarah - 1:00, 2:30 pm.
  JD McPherson - 3:30, 4:45 pm.
  Amateur Talent Contest Semifinals - 6:00 pm.

Ramberg Center Stage
  The Joey Johnson Band - 10:30, 11:45 am., 1:00 pm.
  Saddle Sores - 3:15, 4:30, 5:45 pm.

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

Laser Encore’s 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.
  The Wild Goose Chase Cloggers - 11:30 am., 12:30, 1:30 pm.
  Minnesota Americana-Roots Music Contests - 3:00 - 5:45 pm.
  Duelly Noted - 6:00 pm.



Family Fair Stage at Baldwin Park
  Fantastick Patrick - 10:30, 11:30 am., 3:00 pm.
  Sean Emery - 12:30, 5:00 pm.
  Break-Shop Bump’n - 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
  Brass Lassie - 10:45 am., noon, 1:15 pm.
  Wain McFarlane The Dreadlock Cowboy - 3:15, 4:30, 5:45 pm.

Festival of Nations Stage at the International Bazaar
  Lebanese Belly Dancers - noon, 1:30, 3, 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 A’Fair Performances
Cosgrove Stage:
  Green T Productions - 10:15, 11:00 am., 12:45, 1:30 pm.
  Zorongo Flamenco Dance - 2:45, 3:30, 5:15, 6:00 pm.

KSTP Heritage Plaza at West End Market:
  Theatre of Fools - 10:00, 11:00 am., noon, 1:00 pm.
  Mixed Precipitation - 3:30, 4:30, 5:30, 6:30 pm.

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

Parade - 2:00 pm.
  Marching today: Anoka, Champlin Park, Osseo, Robbinsdale Cooper, St. Francis


  Minnesota State Fair 2017 Schedule
              Live Entertainment:


  • Aug 24 - Thursday     • Aug 25 - Friday

  • Aug 31 - Thursday     • Sep 1 - Friday

  • Sep 2 - Saturday     • Sep 3 - Sunday



4-H Building 9:00 am. - 9:00 pm.
    For all 4-H activities, download the “4-H at Minnesota State Fair” app.
    4-H Rube Goldberg Challenge 10:00 am., 3:00 pm.
    4-H Chef for a Day Cook-Off 2:00, 6:00 pm.

Erickson Stage
    4-H Share-the-Fun Showcase 6:30 pm.

Harkness Hall Stage
    4-H State Arts-In musical performance 11:30 am., 5:00, 7:30 pm.
    4-H Fashion Revue Show 6:30 pm.


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