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32 Reasons Minnesota Has The Greatest State Fair In The Country

Don't cha know it's the great Minnesota get together!

1. Farmer's daughters carved in butter

2. The Skyride

3. The giant slide

4. The gopher mascot

5. Cheese Curds

6. Space Tower

7. Deep fried everything

No seriously...

Everything!

8. The Haunted House

9. All you can drink milk

10. The Mighty Midway

11. Tom Thumb Donuts

And seeing how they're made.

12. Pronto Pups

13. Machinery Hill

14. Every kind of food you can imagine on a stick.

15. Blue ribbon competitions for EVERYTHING!

16. Lumberjack challenges

17. Awards like these:

18. Sweet Martha's

19. Ye Old Mill

20. Visiting local radio booths to see what the personalities really look like.

KDWB's Dave Ryan!

21. The Butterfly House

22. The rodeo

23. Princess Kay of the Milky Way

24. The Grand Stand

25. The Miracle of Birth Center

26. Summit Beer on a stick!

27. "Blue Ribbon Baker" Marjorie Johnson

28. The sling shot

29. Getting be on the local news!

30. Visting Heritage Square

31. The animals

32. People watching

Yup, the Minnesota State Fair is the best.