MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — For 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. That also marks a significant increase from last year’s 196,200 from the second Saturday.READ MORE: 'We Don't Have To Do It': Mask Mandate Confusion Abound In Twin Cities
Not only that, but according to the State Fair’s figures, that also marks the new attendance record for any single day in State Fair history.READ MORE: Police Reform A Major Sticking Point As Legislative Session Nears Its End
That marks the second time the daily record has been broken at the 2014 State Fair. Tuesday’s 133,595 broke the Day 6 record.
The fair is well on pace to break the yearly record, as well. With two days to go, 1,467,941 have visited the fair in 2014.MORE NEWS: Minnesota Weather: 80-Degree High Expected Monday; Summery And Damp Week Ahead
Only 322,557 would need to attend the fair on Sunday and Monday to break the yearly attendance record of 1,790,497, which was achieved in 2009.