FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (KMSP) - After a record-breaking first day and a 2-year low Friday, Minnesota State Fair attendance surged again Saturday, breaking the all-time record.
According to fair officials, 222,194 people entered the gates of the fair on the sunny Saturday.
The previous attendance record was 202,126 that was previously set in 1998.
Wow, you guys! We broke another attendance record yesterday! Thanks to the 222,194 who attended; you helped break the previous record of 202,126 set in 1998! pic.twitter.com/X9eFiw5LCQ— Minnesota State Fair (@mnstatefair) August 26, 2018