Minnesota State Fair expects growth amid record attendance

By |2018-09-06T16:15:47-05:00September 6th, 2018|

Minnesota State Fair officials say it's possible to make room for even more people at the event that continues to set attendance records. Attendance last month topped 2 million for the first time in the fair's history. The record came as the fair in Falcon Heights prepares to break ground next month on a $14 million expansion that includes a new performing arts space and a traveling exhibit hall. The fair has managed to grow over the years to keep up with attendees, the most recent addition being a reboot of the fairgrounds' north side this year. General manager Jerry Hammer [...]