#OnlyinMN Monument

OnlyinMN Monument in Hastings

The #OnlyinMN Monument in Hastings, by the Mississippi River

Legendary Photo Opportunities Found #OnlyinMN

Legend has it the #OnlyinMN monuments were hand-carved by Paul Bunyan himself, whittled from ancient Minnesota hardwoods into the massive structures you see today.

And though we're not sure if the stories are true, we're proud to say it's never been easier to find your next #OnlyinMN destination. Literally. The vibrant blue 40-foot-wide monument and stacked mini-monument are not to be missed. Always on the go, the #OnlyinMN monuments can usually be found at Minnesota attractions or events, but never for too long. Like you, they’re travelers.

Watch for these photo opportunities to pop up soon at some of your favorite Minnesota destinations and events.

Where to Find the Monument

Andrew Zimmern with #onlyinmn monument

Kickoff to Summer at the Fair

May 27-31

Kickoff to Summer at the Fair brings five days of food, brews, music, shopping and family fun to the Minnesota State Fairgrounds – with all proceeds benefiting the Minnesota State Fair.

  • Thursday, May 27, 4-9 p.m.
  • Friday, May 28, 4-9 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 29, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 4-9 p.m.
  • Sunday, May 30, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 4-9 p.m.
  • Monday, May 31 (Memorial Day), 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For more information and COVID-19 safety guidelines for the event, visit https://www.mnstatefair.org/kickoff-to-summer/

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