ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — The Minnesota State Fair saw another attendance record over the weekend.

Saturday’s crowd reached 270,426, which is over 10,000 more people than the previous record of 260,374 set in 2016.

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Saturday was also the hottest day of 2018’s State Fair, reaching a high 87 degrees. People working the famous Corn Roast stand had to endure temperatures between 125 and 130 degrees.

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This year’s Great Minnesota Get Together could be on track to top the overall attendance record, which was set in 2017 at 1,997,320.


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