Labor Day record attendance at the State Fair of 184,740 brought this year’s cumulative attendance total to 2,126,551, setting a new overall attendance record. The previous record of 2,046,533 was set last year.

This year’s edition of the Great Minnesota Get-Together had six daily record attendance days set on:

  • Thursday, Aug. 22, with 133,326 visitors
  • Friday, Aug. 23, with 157,224 visitors
  • Tuesday, Aug. 27, with 136,987 visitors
  • Friday, Aug. 30, with 209,789 visitors
  • Sunday, Sept. 1, with 245,243 visitors
  • Monday, Sept. 2, with 184,740 visitors

The only day of the Fair that has not experienced a daily record in the past three years is the first Sunday of the Fair, or Day #4.

The 2020 Minnesota State Fair is set for August 27 through September 7.

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