2017-09-13 / Front Page

Fair Attendance Down About 4%

Fair Board officials announced an estimated attendance number of 283,242 for the 2017 Fulton County Fair.

The figure is off by 11,469, or about 3.89%, from 2016, when the Fair Board announced 294,711 passed through the gates.

Over the preceding 20 years, from 1998-2017, fair attendance ranged from a low of 229,122 in 2004 to a high of 298,346 in 2013, which was up 38,031, or 14.61%, from 2012.

Fair attendance figures released by the board say attendance at the fair topped 280,000 seven times and 290,000 three times.

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