Attend the Faire on June 3!

attend maker faire family activity circuits

Attend the Minneapolis-St. Paul Mini Maker Faire on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds for a day of hands-on creativity and play for all ages.

TICKETS

Tickets for 2017 Minneapolis-St. Paul Mini Maker Faire are now available!

Pre-sale tickets (available April 1-30):
$10 for adults (18-65), $8 for students with a valid ID and seniors (65+), $5 for youth (6-17) and free for children ages 5 and younger.

Advance tickets (available May 1 – June 2):
$15 for adults (18-65), $13 for students with a valid ID and seniors (65+), $7.50 for youth (6-17) and free for children ages 5 and younger.
New! Ticket bundle (includes 4 tickets, up to 2 adults) – $30.

Same-day tickets (June 3)
Tickets will also be available for sale at the door. Same-day ticket prices are $20 for adults (18-65), $15 for students with a valid ID and seniors (65+), $10 for youth (6-17) and free for children ages 5 and younger. Ticket bundle (includes 4 tickets, up to 2 adults) – $40.

Stay up to date: like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter @MakerFaireMSP or Instagram @MakerFaireMSP. See you on Saturday, June 3, 2017!

WHERE

NEW LOCATION! This year, the Minneapolis/St. Paul Mini Maker Faire exhibits and activities will be in the Grandstand and the plaza adjacent to the Grandstand.

Plan ahead, it’s road construction season! Avoid massive construction on Snelling and the Como/Raymond area if you can. Snelling, and Como west of the fairgrounds, are reduced to one lane. Follow these directions:
From the North:
Take I-35W south. Merge onto Cleveland, and head south to Commonwealth (on University campus). Turn left (east) to the fairgrounds.
From the South:
Take I-35W North to I-94 East. Take I-94 East to 280. Take 280 north to Larpenteur. Turn right and head east to Cleveland. Turn right (south) and head to Commonwealth (on University campus). Turn left (east) to the fairgrounds.
From the East:
Take I-94 West to 280. Take 280 north to Larpenteur.  Turn right and head east to Cleveland. Turn right (south) and head to Commonwealth (on University campus). Turn left (east) to the fairgrounds.
From the West:
Take I-94 East to 280, then take 280 north to Larpenteur. Turn right and head east to Cleveland. Turn right (south) and head to Commonwealth (on University campus). Turn left (east) to the fairgrounds.

The Minnesota State Fairgrounds Grandstand is located near 1842 W Dan Patch Ave, St Paul, MN 55108.

BIKE/MetroTransit

If at all possible, please take MetroTransit or ride your bikes to the Faire! Safe and secure bicycle parking will be available at the Fairgrounds.

To plan your trip on public transit, please visit Metro Transit.

PARKING

If you are driving your car, free parking is available at the Fairgrounds just a short walk from the Grandstand in the Midway parking lot.

SAFETY

The faire is filled with hands-on activities for you to try. Certain hands-on activities, including learn to solder and woodworking, require participants to pick up a safety wristband. Stop by the information booths near the faire entrance to get your safety wristband if you are interested in participating in hands-on activities.