FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. - The 2016 Minnesota State Fair is one for the record books. A record total 1,943,719 people attended the Great Minnesota Get Together.
The previous record of 1,824,830 was set in 2014.
This year three days were record-setting days. Daily attendance records were set on Friday, Aug. 26 with 141,023 visitors and on Friday, Sept. 2 with 182,926 visitors. On Saturday, Sept. 3 with 260,374 visitors which was the highest-attended single day in state fair history.