October 19 State Fair Attendance


LITTLE ROCK (Oct. 20, 2019) – The Arkansas State Fair set an all-time single day attendance record for the event last year with 91,003 fairgoers on the second Saturday. This year’s second Saturday attendance fell just short of that at 88,696 on the next to last day of the 2019 fair.

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Arkansas State Fair Posts Second Best Second Saturday for Attendance

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LITTLE ROCK (Oct. 20, 2019) – The Arkansas State Fair set an all-time single day attendance record for the event last year with 91,003 fairgoers on the second Saturday. This year’s second Saturday attendance fell just short of that at 88,696 on the next to last day of the 2019 fair.

This year’s fair attendance stands at 429,937 with one day to go. That number leaves the 2019 fair just 43,169 patrons behind the fairs’ all-time attendance record. The 2015 event finished at 473,106 according to General Manager Doug White.

“Yesterday’s crowd was tremendous,’” White stated. “We set a record for the number of vehicles we parked in our newly-graveled south lot. The weather was perfect and our country concert drew a huge crowd.”

One more nice day could bring a large number of patrons to the fairgrounds in Little Rock, which could help the fair surpass the all-time attendance record set four years ago.

“We’re hoping for a strong finish, “White explained. “We’ve enjoyed some very nice weather this year and that almost always results in great attendance.”

The Arkansas State Fair, the state’s largest event, concludes Sunday, October 20.

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For more information, visit ArkansasStateFair.com or call fair spokesperson Ralph Eubanks at 501-952-9007.