Kickoff to Summer at the Fair - Burnsville Convention & Visitors Bureau

Kickoff to Summer at the Fair

May 25, 2023 - May 28, 2023

The third annual Kickoff to Summer at the Fair will return May 25-28, 2023! Enjoy a slice of the fair! Get together with family and friends, savor State Fair food favorites at 30+ vendors, raise a glass to a bright summer ahead, tap your toes to live music on three stages, enjoy activities and attractions for the whole family, shop 20+ specialty Minnesota merchants, and so much more! This is the ultimate way to kick back and relax at the iconic State Fairgrounds! Plus, there’s free parking!


  • The ever-popular Milk Run 5K Race, presented by By the Yard, will take place Saturday, May 27 at 9 a.m.
  • You’ll be able to purchase tickets immediately when they go on sale for the Kickoff date you’d like to attend without going through a lottery process!
  • And new activities await!

To make this an extra-special experience, attendance is limited per day.

  • Thursday, May 25: 4-9 p.m.
  • Friday, May 26: 4-9 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 27: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, May 28: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Minnesota State Fairgrounds

1265 Snelling Avenue North
St. Paul, MN 55108

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Burnsville Convention & Visitors Bureau
220 River Ridge Circle South, Suite 103 Burnsville, MN 55337 | 651-695-2437

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