State Fair Attendance Comes Within 2.5 Percent Of All-Time RecordThe attendance numbers are in for the recently wrapped-up Great Minnesota Get-Together, and no records were broken this year.
Fair Attendance Pacing Above Record-Breaking 2014 TallyAt the halfway point, the attendance figures for the Minnesota State Fair showed the 12-day event pacing above the record-breaking numbers racked up in 2014.
First Day At The State Fair Tops 110KIt wasn't a record-breaking crowd, but at least six figures made their way through the gates on the first day of the Minnesota State Fair.
2014 State Fair Sets New Record For Overall AttendanceThe Minnesota State Fair has finished with an all-time attendance record within reach. Officials will weigh fairgoers' tickets on Tuesday to determine the total attendance for the 12-day Great Minnesota Get-Together.
2014 State Fair May Break All-Time Attendance RecordSo many were at the Minnesota State Fair this year taking in all the sights and food that the fair is on track to break the standing record for overall yearly attendance. Already a record-breaking single-day crowd went there Saturday, with more than 252,000 people walking through the gates.
Another State Fair Daily Attendance Record BrokenFor the second time this year, the Minnesota State Fair has broken a record for daily attendance. According to recently released figures, 252,092 entered the gates at the fair on Saturday, which breaks the previous record for the 10th day.
Lower Temps Bring Out The Crowds At MN State FairThe temperatures have been lower and the crowds bigger at "the Great Minnesota Get-Together," at least for the last few days. The Minnesota State Fair set an attendance record Tuesday and fell a few thousand short of another record on Wednesday.
Tuesday Sets New Attendance Record At State FairA record number of people came to the Minnesota State Fair on Tuesday. The fair reported that 133,595 people came through the gates on Tuesday. The previous Tuesday record was 129,423, which happened in 2009.
Final Four Sets NCAA Attendance RecordThe national semifinals drew 79,444 AT&T Stadium, beating the previous record of 78,129 when Kentucky beat Michigan State in a regular-season game at Ford Field in Detroit on Dec. 13, 2003.
Canterbury Park Breaks Season RecordCelebrating a resurgence of racing, Canterbury Park wrapped up one of its most successful seasons in its colorful history. Over the course of 69 days, attendance and handle, which is the amount of money bet on Canterbury races, rose to the highest levels since 1995.
New Labor Day Attendance Record At State FairFor the second day in a row, record crowds turned up at the Minnesota State Fair, giving the "Great Minnesota Get-Together" a much needed boost after excessive heat kept many people away. Officials reported Monday's attendance at 164,277 people.
Sunday Sets New Single-Day State Fair Attendance RecordAnd with the arrival of cooler temperatures, the big crowds have been making a late appearance. Sunday's official attendance was 236,197. That set the record for the largest single-day attendance in the State Fair's history.