Minnesota State Fair sets attendance record: 1.82 million
Comfortable temperatures and a new West End Market helped the Minnesota State Fair draw record crowds this year.
Total attendance was 1,824,830, topping the 2009 record of 1,790,497. Last year’s attendance was 1,731,162.
"The weather for the most part worked in our favor," Fair spokeswoman Brienna Schuette said Tuesday.
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