Senior day at the Minnesota State Fair will be on Thursday, Aug. 29. There will be deals on merchandise and food for all fair guests. Two Minnesota seniors will be recognized as Minnesota’s Outstanding Senior Citizens on Thursday, Aug. 29 at 10:30 a.m. at the Leinie Lodge Bandshell. Out of a pool of nominees from each county in the state, winners are chosen for their outstanding commitment to community service since reaching the age of 65. This event is sponsored by the Minnesota State Fair, the Minnesota State Fair Foundation, and the Federation of County Fairs.