- Downtown Front Street Barnesville in Barnesville, MN
You say "Po-ta-to," I say "Po-tah-to," but we all have a blast at the kid-friendly Potato Days. The mashed potato wrestling event is a "can't miss." The potato peeling contest is good plain fun. The street fair is massive; it includes a flea market, arts and crafts, and endless vendors. The Food Court will satiate anyone and everyone.
- 1265 Snelling Avenue North Saint Paul, MN 55108 in Saint Paul, MN
This annual twelve-day event convenes the best of Minnesota's artisans, farmers, and entertainers. With the fair's attendance approaching 1.8 million, few other fairs or expositions on the planet can compete with the sheer magnitude and the popularity of the Minnesota State Fair.
- Northfield, MN in Northfield, MN
Jesse James, you're going down -- year after year. This famed bank robber meets his ignominious end, guaranteed, in a reenactment of a bank raid replete with a cheering, jeering crowd. Naturally enough, a rodeo is also a part of the festivities. Visitors enjoy the parade and the bike tour as well.