State Fair Single Day Attendance Record Set Saturday
(Falcon Heights, MN) Learfield Wire Services/TTWN Media Networks -- Labor Day is the 12th and final day of the 2018 Great Minnesota Get-Together and this year's State Fair is on pace to set a new attendance record. This Monday is "Last Chance Day" with deals on merchandise and food as the vendors prepare to leave town for their next fair.
Saturday set an all-time record for single-day attendance with 270,426 visitors. It was the fifth new daily attendance record set in 2018.
A new 12-day attendance record could be set if nearly 364,000 people pass through the gates Sunday and today. A record 1,997,320 people attended the 2017 Minnesota State Fair.