MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – This first day of this year’s Great Minnesota Get-Together was record-breaking: 133,326 people flooded the fairgrounds Thursday.
The previous opening-day record was set last year with 122,695 visitors.READ MORE: Severe Storms Hit Wisconsin Causing Widespread, 'Unbelievable' Damage
The first day of the Minnesota State Fair also happened to be a Top 10 Weather Day.
Sliding into the 2019 #mnstatefair with a brand-new attendance record for opening day ‼️
Thanks to the 133,326 people who came to the fair yesterday!
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— Minnesota State Fair (@mnstatefair) August 23, 2019
In 2018, there were several record-breaking days, resulting in a new overall attendance record. More than 2 million people attended the fair.MORE NEWS: Gov. Walz Announces Sunisa Lee Day After Gold Medal Win
For more attendance figures, visit the State Fair website.