MINNESOTA STATE FAIR ATTENDANCE: EVERY BODY COUNTS
The State Fair always gets a good crowd, but exactly how many people go each day? Here are this year's attendance figures, along with a few from previous years. The all-time busiest day at the fair was the second Saturday in 2010, when 234,384 people packed the grounds.
Thursday, Aug. 23: 103,738, compared with 101,658 last year and 119,145 in 2010. The 2010 crowd set the record for first-day attendance.
Friday, Aug. 24: 117,040, compared with 123,735 last year and 132,738 in 2010. The 2010 crowd set the record for second-day attendance.Source: Minnesota State Fair