For many years, the Minnesota State Fair has held firmly to a policy prohibiting firearms at the State Fairgrounds during the Minnesota State Fair. They believe that this prohibition includes permit holders carrying a firearm under MN 624.714.
We disagree with their interpretation of state law, as does the author of Minnesota's Permit to Carry law.
If you attended the 2017 Minnesota State Fair, please take a few minutes and complete our 2017 State Fair Survey. Your survey answers will help us chart the future course of handling this issue with the Minnesota State Fair.