TPT at the Minnesota State Fair

TPT at the 2019 Minnesota State Fair

TPT at the Minnesota State Fair

August 22 - September 2
9am - 9pm

Location:
Minnesota State Fairgrounds
1265 Snelling Ave. N.
St. Paul, MN 55108

From August 22nd through September 2nd, you can find us at the Minnesota State Fair. Stop by the TPT booth for your free member gift, fun photo ops, and more!

What to expect:

  • Meet and greet with Nature Cat TWICE daily from 9 am-12 pm & 4 pm-7 pm
  • We will be in the State Fair Parade from Monday, August 26th to Monday, September 2nd with Luna from Let’s Go Luna!
  • NEW THIS YEAR: 4′ by 24′ chalkboard coloring wall
  • A private and easily accessible Mother’s room
  • A special gift for members
  • Cookie Monster Cookie Toss, kids activities, and the 24/7 Kids Channel all day
  • Photo Ops with cut-outs of your favorite PBS characters
  • Phone charging station
  • Screenings, karaoke, Almanac, and kids activities at the TPT Backyard Stage

FIND US AT OUR NEW LOCATION: TPT’s new booth location is at 1545 Underwood, right at the corner of Underwood and Lee. We’ll be there from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. So stop by, say “Hi” and join the fun! Find us on the State Fair map at Q12.

Minnesota College Savings PlanTPT and the Minnesota College Savings Plan invite you to meet Nature Cat at the state fair Office of Higher Education Booth on August 26th and 29th from 1-3 pm.

TPT Backyard Stage Schedule

Please note: This schedule is subject to change. 

Thursday, August 22nd  – STEM Day

10:00 am – 5:00 pm: When Whales Walked VR Experience
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm: Screening of SciGirls

Friday, August 23rd – Almanac

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm: Almanac Filming (MPR)
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Almanac Meet and Greet
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm: Screening of Game On: Women Can Coach

Saturday, August 24th

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm: PBS Kids Karaoke
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm: Screening of Country Music

Sunday, August 25th

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Wrong About Everything
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm: Screening of One Greater MN

Monday, August 26th – Seniors & Kids Day

11:00 am – 12:30 pm: Cartooning Class with David Gillette
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm: Screening of Art Is…

Tuesday, August 27th – Military Day

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Producer Luke Heikkila will set up a camera and interview people who stop by the TPT booth and are willing to go on-camera to talk about their own military experiences or give thanks and well-wishes for those who have. The commissioner of the MDVA, Commissioner Larry Herke, will stop by at 1 pm for a 5-minute interview with Luke. All material will be considered for use in a video Luke will produce for Veterans Day.
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm: Screening of We’re In This Together, a documentary focused on the families of deployed military personnel, created in partnership with the Anoka County Historical Society.

Wednesday, August 28th

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Storytime TBD
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm: Screening of When Whales Walked

Thursday, August 29th

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm: PBS Kids Karaoke
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm: Screening of America From Scratch

Friday, August 30th – Almanac

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm: Almanac Filming (TPT)
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Almanac Meet and Greet
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm: Screening of Music for Mandela

Saturday, August 31st

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm: TBD
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm: TBD
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm: Screening of a Selection of TPT Shorts

Sunday, September 1st

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Wrong About Everything
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm: Screening of Lost Twin Cities

Monday, September 2nd – Kids/Hmong Day

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm: PBS Kids Karaoke
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm: Screening of State Fair Stories

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