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The Minnesota State Fair

Jeff Wheeler, Dml - Star Tribune

Minnesota State Fair attendance enjoys healthy rebound

  • August 30, 2013 - 4:50 PM

Minnesota State Fair attendance experienced a healthy rebound on Thursday after heat-related dips, surpassing eighth-day attendance in 2012.

The fair’s attendance numbers so far:

• Thursday, Aug. 22: 106,852, compared to 103,738 last year. (Record was 119,145, set in 2010.)

• Friday, Aug. 23: 121,941, compared to 117,040 last year. (Record was 132,738, set in 2010.)

• Saturday, Aug. 24: 170,986, compared to 152,646 last year. (Record was 202,126, set in 1998.)

• Sunday, Aug. 25: 145,706, compared to 185,485 last year. (Record was 209,969, set in 1994.)

• Monday, Aug. 26: 102,935, compared to 133,781 last year. (Record was 143,998, set in 1994.)

• Tuesday, Aug. 27: 94,076, compared to 121,097 last year. (Record was 129,423, set in 2009.)

• Wednesday, Aug. 28: 116,348, compared to 118,193 last year. (Record was 128,966, set in 2006.)

• Thursday, Aug. 29: 117,480, compared to 101,379 last year. (Record was 155,183, set in 1995.)

The fair runs through Labor Day.

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