When you spot our interactive scarecrows you'll know you've arrived at the land of Halloween delight!
Bring a carved jack-o-lantern to add to our Community Carvings Land, and receive $5 off a General Admission ticket! One pumpkin per ticket. Cannot be applied to Steals of Deals.
We've carved up over 20 wonders of the world. Can you name them all?
THE GREAT GARDEN
Flamingos, gnomes, and magical garden fairies, oh my! These creatures, along with a man-eating plant, have made this garden of overgrown produce their home.
DIA DE LOS muertos
An homage to The Day of the Dead - a tradition paying respect to deceased friends & family. Flowers and sugar skulls abound!
Why are graveyards so noisy? Because of all the coffin! Say hello to Mr. Bones, the giant spider, bats and the oh-so-gleeful ghosts.
The Viking's masthead, Fairchild (the beloved State Fair gopher), and other purely Minnesotan staples await your selfie skills.
After stepping through an intergalactic portal you'll be teleported to another planet full of pumpkins, aliens, and spaceships!
Rum River Pirates
The pirates who once sailed down Rum River came back to life and are taking over the MN State Fairgrounds!
Step inside the DNR building and receive a warm welcome from ghosts, bats, floating jack-o-lanterns, and creepy spiders!
Agatha, the witch, has been busy brewing the latest and greatest potions. Don't believe us? She's got a potion wall that'd win a blue ribbon any day.
THE GREAT PUMPKIN REEF
Before you return to real life, soak in the underwater sites! Mermaids, jelly fish, turtles, and sharks galore!