COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Organizers say an estimated 921,000 people went to this year’s Ohio State Fair, putting the attendance total short of the record crowd from last summer.
The 12-day event in Columbus drew about 61,000 more visitors in 2015, when the weather was clear and sunny for most of the fair’s run.
A statement from General Manager Virgil Strickler says rain and extreme heat on a few days during this year’s fair probably affected attendance.
The 2017 Ohio State Fair will run from July 26 to Aug. 6.
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