The night before the fair kicks off (Aug. 21st) Minnesota's dairy community will be celebrating the coronation of the 66th Pricess Kay of the Milky Way. Reigning Princess, Rebekka Paskewitz will pass her crown on to one of the 10 girls vying for the title.
Two of those girls are from Olmsted County.
You can read a little more about them in their short bios below.
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Also happening at the fair (Among thousands of other exhibits, shows and vendors) Make sure to check out the Dairy Goodness Bar.
The Dairy Goodness Bar will be at the corner of Judson and Underwood and it's regularly one of the fair's top food attractions. Once again, they'll be serving malts, sundaes, ice cream cones, yogurt, cheese sticks, fresh cheese curds and more. in 2018, they served almost 200,000 ice cream treats - including 89,000 malts!
Throughout the fair, visitors can make suggestions for 2020's "flavor of the fair" and the top choices will be put to a vote in the Spring.
This year's grandstand acts include:
- Hootie and the Blowfish
- Dierks Bentley
- Trace Adkins and Clint Black
- Weird Al
- Hall & Oates
- ZZ Top
and MANY MORE! Click here for the grandstand lineup.
And of course, MY favorite part of the fair - Specialty brews and beverages.
The fair is August 22nd through Labor Day 2019
Click here to go to their site for all the info you'll need on the 2019 Great Minnesota Get Together.