The Minnesota State Fair is doing some early spring-cleaning and is auctioning off a ton of vintage items found in storage, here are some of the craziest stuff you'll find in that auction.

The sale is being organized by Auction Masters and is currently open for bids on the over 380 items being auctioned off, items include vintage circus and carnival memorabilia, auto racing memorabilia, and some other random equipment and supplies.

When Does Bidding Close on the Minnesota State Fair Auction?

Bidding for items in the auction is open until February 27th, 2024 and 1 PM CST, and any items won must be picked up in person at the North End Event Center located on the Minnesota State Fair property on Wednesday, February 28th from 10 AM - 6 PM. There are no shipping options available for this auction.

What Items Are Up For Bid?

There are some cool items in the auction that would be great for decorating a game room, or other fun spaces in a home. Plus, if there are any bars or restaurants that are looking for some unique flair to add to their space, this might be the perfect opportunity to find that special item.

The Minnesota State Fair launched in 1859, so they've been collecting and storing items for a long time, and that is reflected in this unique auction with some very vintage, and I'm assuming very collectible items. I love the vintage circus memorabilia, and wished that I had more space to collect some of these items.

Take a look a what I think are some of the coolest and somewhat crazy items that are available in the one-of-a-kind auction.

11 Crazy Items in The Minnesota State Fair Auction

There is a new auction of Minnesota State Fair memorabilia that includes some very cool vintage circus/carnival and auto racing memorabilia, railroad and audio equipment, and even some boats from the classic Ye Old Mill ride. The auction runs through February 27th, 2024 at

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