Project Highlights

The Minnesota State Fair hosts more than two million visitors in less than two weeks. An addition to the fairgrounds was The North End Event Center, which is a stunning brand-new centerpiece of the redeveloped north end of the fairgrounds. This event center houses a 12,000 square foot state-of-the-art exhibit hall that will be the fair-time home to annually changing museum-quality exhibits that fair guests can enjoy.

Michaud Cooley Erickson (MCE) provided mechanical and electrical engineering services for this impressive $16 million building.

The North End Event Center’s shed-like roof and wooden features help connect the glass-heavy building to the fair’s older structures, while the new HVAC systems control humidity, air quality and temperature to keep the exhibit pieces and attendees comfortable.