Get ready for the 2015 Minnesota State Fair with a preview party at Star Tribune headquarters in downtown Minneapolis. The festivities will include free food, vintage fair photography, mingling with Star Tribune journalists and even a few Midway games.
At the event, you can enjoy free samples of new and classic fair foods from vendors including theÂ Birchwood Cafe,Â French Meadow Bakery,Â Fried Fruit,Â Minnesnowii,Â Saraâ€™s Tipsy PiesÂ andÂ Sausage Sister & Me.
Bonus:Â The first 100 event-goers will be the first to nab a tube of this year’s Star Tribune lip balm.
Also, we’ll have a gallery of large-format prints featuring vintage Star Tribune photography from the Minnesota State Fair over the years. Highlights include a scene from a 1969 appearance by Vice President Hubert Humphrey and a shot of the dairy building from 1902.
Plus: We’ll reveal the Star Tribuneâ€™s exclusive 2015 fair merchandise â€” including this year’s T-shirt designs.Â
When: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tues., Aug. 25
Where: #StribHQ, 650 3rd Av. S., Mpls. In the public atrium between the Star Tribune Building and Capella Tower.Â