With the canceled 2020 Minnesota State Fair in the rearview mirror, Minnesotans are longing for the good eats, people watching, and all the attractions of the Great Minnesota Get Together.

There's good news for Miranda Lambert & Tim McGraw fans who were looking forward to seeing the country music superstars on the State Fair grandstand this summer -- both artists have been rescheduled for 2021.

Miranda Lambert was supposed to open the 2020 festivities, but was rescheduled for opening night this year on August 26th.

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Tim McGraw with special guest Midland was set to take the stage last year on Tuesday, September 1st -- but that was not to be. Instead, both acts will hit the grandstand on Wednesday, September 1st, 2021.

The Doobie Brothers were also set as 2020 grandstand performers that will be back for 2021 on Tuesday, August 31st.

You can get tickets for both of the big nights on the 2021 Minnesota State Fair grandstand HERE. There are fireworks after each night's grandstand shows too.

The 2021 Minnesota State Fair is set for August 26 through Labor Day; September 6, 2021.

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The Minnesota State Fair Food parade last September and October was as close as we were able to get to the real thing -- and the entire event sold out.

There was also a State Fair Merchandise Market where we were able to make purchases from fair vendors. You can pick up some official Minnesota State Fair right now, right HERE.

We can't sugar-coat it, a year without the State Fair sucked. Let's all get and stay healthy so one fair is all we have to miss.

We hope to see you at the 2021 Minnesota State Fair – August 26 to Labor Day, September 6!

LOOK: Just some of the photos that capture the historic year that was 2020