Tuesday, the Minnesota State Fair was named "Fair of the Year" at the International Entertainment Buyers Association awards in Nashville. Even better we beat Wisconsin as well. Here is a list of the nominees:
Fair of the Year• California Mid-State Fair – Paso Robles, CA• Delaware State Fair – Harrington, DE• Great Jones County Fair – Monticello, IA• Minnesota State Fair – St. Paul, MN• OC Fair – Costa Mesa, CA• Pacific National Exhibition – Vancouver, BC• Wisconsin State Fair – West Allis, WI.
It should be no surprise since The 2018 fair set a new total attendance record of 2,046,533 and for the first time breaking the 2 million people mark.
The 2019 Minnesota State Fair begins Aug. 22 through Sep. 2.