The Minnesota Twins have announced details for their presence at the 2021 Minnesota State Fair, with interactive games, giveaways and special appearances all part of the team’s daily lineup.
The Minnesota Twins Experience is located on the south end of Cooper Street at Judson Avenue, next to the International Bazaar, and is open from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. daily, rain or shine, throughout the State Fair’s duration (Thursday, August 26 through Monday, September 6). Below are some of the many ways fans can engage with the Twins at the Great Minnesota Get-Together.
• T.C. Bear: Twins mascot T.C. will visit the Minnesota Twins Experience daily from 12:00 to 12:45 p.m. for photographs, fun and memories!
• Tony Oliva: Twins Hall-of-Famer Tony Oliva will make special appearances from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Friday, August 30; Friday, September 3; and Saturday, September 4.
• Wiffle Ball: Each day, fans of all ages can take batting practice or compete in a special Home Run Derby at the Minnesota Twins Experience wiffle ball field, complete with a replica Target Field outfield wall and videoboard.
• “Instagrammable” Moments: The giant “T-W-I-N-S” lettering from Target Field’s Gate 34 area will be set up at the Experience throughout the duration, providing a unique photo opportunity and “instagrammable” moment for Twins fans at the State Fair.
• Daily Giveaways: The Twins will have twice-daily giveaways, at 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., for the first 400 fans to visit the Experience during those hours.
• Merchandise and Tickets: Fans can shop for their favorite Twins clothing and merchandise, and play “Twins Plinko” for a chance to win complimentary tickets to an upcoming game at Target Field.
• Scottish Highland Cattle from Flatland Farm: Bringing some of the Moo Booth fun to Twins baseball, Scottish Highland cattle from Flatland Farm will visit the Minnesota Twins Experience from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 30 and Sunday, September 5.
The Minnesota Twins Experience is primarily an outdoor venue at the 2021 Minnesota State Fair, with some tented areas. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) recommend that all attendees wear masks indoors regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status; masks are recommended outdoors for anyone over the age of 2 not fully vaccinated when social distancing cannot be maintained.
(info courtesy of Twins)