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State Fair Opening Day Breaks Attendance Record

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.

The first day of the Minnesota State Fair also happened to be a Top 10 Weather Day.

In 2018, there were several record-breaking days, resulting in a new overall attendance record. More than 2 million people attended the fair.

For more attendance figures, visit the State Fair website.

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