BREAKING: Minnesota State Fair announces there will be no fair this year. "This is about doing the right thing for the future of the fair," says GM Jerry Hammer.
BREAKING: The Great Minnesota Get-Together will not happen in 2020. The Minnesota State Fair Board of Managers has voted to cancel this year's fair due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Minnesota State Fair is cancelled. The meltdowns in the comments are both entertaining yet infuriating.
In response to the Minnesota State Fair being canceled this year, I will be sitting in my front yard on Snelling August 27-September 7 staring at the fairgrounds. Feel free to stop by, I’ll sell you a beer for $9.25.
Would be cool to see some of the iconic vendors from the Minnesota State Fair partner with some local restaurants in August to sell their food. Lemons into lemonade.
BREAKING: The 2020 Minnesota State Fair is cancelled.
COVID-19 has canceled the Minnesota State Fair.
The fair’s governing board on Friday agreed the 2020 Great Minnesota Get-Together could not go on because of the potential public health risk from the disease.
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minnesota state fair is cancelled....head now empty.....only sadness
RIP to the people whose only personality trait is going to the Minnesota state fair every year
Yall realize the last time the Minnesota State Fair was cancelled was ALSO for a disease outbreak? This isnt unprecedented, the last closing was for a polio outbreak in 1946. It sucks and we're all disappointed, but it's the right thing to do to keep each other safe
WCCO - CBS Minnesota @WCCO
WCCO BREAKING: The @mnstatefair
has, for the first time in three-quarters of a century, been canceled, amid the continuing uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. | https://t.co/OdUueUQvMj
Minnesota State Fair has been cancelled for the first time in over 70 years
Minnesota state fair canceled for the first time since 1946, during the polio epidemic..
BREAKING: 'It's the right thing to do': Minnesota State Fair board announces 2020 cancellation https://t.co/RHXEMxw0mH
The cancelled the Minnesota State Fair and now people on my Facebook feed from high school and college are talking about moving away from Minnesota to the South lol
Minnesota Historical Society @mnhs
We're sad to hear about the 2020 @mnstatefair
being cancelled and will look forward to enjoying the Great Minnesota Get-Together next year. In the meantime, check out the first state fair held in 1860 @Fort_Snelling
and read more with MNopedia https://t.co/Y5llGL7eKJ
Viga (commissions CLOSED)@Viga
The Minnesota State Fair is cancelled. This hurts. This hurts a lot. No Sweet Martha's cookies. No big slide. No crazy mouse. No grandstand. No watching Lewis fail to win a plushie on the midway. No petting piglets and lambs. I'm upset.
The title of this article is wrong. @BuildMiners
on Minnesota State Fair">https://t.co/EirIIvHykW The real title should be. State Fair cancelled by "Chicken Little Gov. Tim Walz". Tell me how much pressure did you put on the State Fair Board. This 3 months away for Pete's Sake. @BuildMiners
Decision places priority on public health. Statement from U of M Extension on cancellation of Minnesota State Fair. #mnstatefair https://t.co/rpq6lFjEnw