Parking in all lots on the State Fairgrounds is $6. Carloads of four or more park free. Handicap parking is free.

Free bicycle parking at the Como-Snelling gate (No. 6) and at the Hoyt-Snelling gate (No. 2) plus, bicycle riders receive a $2 discount on regular fair admission purchased at the gate.

A free motorcycle lot is located on Como Avenue near the International Institute.

For complete information on the State Fair's Park &; Ride system, call (651) 642-2200 and request a Getting to the Get-together brochure or visit

Getting in


Entrance gate hours for the 2002 State Fair are 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. (gates close at 9 p.m. on Labor Day). The fairgrounds are open until midnight (9 p.m. on Labor Day).

Regular admission is $8 for adults ages 13 through 64, $7 for seniors age 65 and over and youths ages 5 through 12. Kids under age 5 are free.

Pre-fair discount admission tickets are available through Wednesday for $5 and are good for any age, any day of the fair and also for parking. Discount tickets are available at all Cub Foods Stores and numerous out-state locations. For a complete list of all outlets, call (651) 642-2200.

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