Discover the U at the Minnesota State FairDiscover the U at the Minnesota State Fair

Our Building Location

The University of Minnesota building is located 2 blocks west of gate 5 on Dan Patch Avenue.

Small map showing location of the U's building

Discount Admission

The University of Minnesota Bookstores provides discount tickets to the Fair. They are also available at the Coffman Memorial Union Information Desk, the St. Paul Student Center, and the Gopher Express in the West Bank Skyway.

Getting to the Fair

Public transportation makes getting there the easiest part of your day at the Fair. Visit Metro Transit’s website for more information.

Or visit the State Fair website for details on admission and directions to the Fair.

Parking and Alternatives

Free shuttle to the fair — Catch a quick ride to the fairgrounds on the U’s express transitway.

Campus pickup spots — Various surface lots near TCF Bank Stadium along 5th and 6th Streets S.E. as well as 25th Avenue S.E. open at 8 a.m. daily. The 4th Street Ramp opens at 4 p.m. weekdays and at 8 a.m. on weekends and Labor Day. Look for the shuttle signs by each lot.