NC State Fair Tops 1 Million Visitors In 2010

The North Carolina State Fair topped 1 million visitors this year including a single-day attendance record.

The News & Observer of Raleigh reported that several lucky visitors got 10-year passes to future fairs when the 1 million mark was passed Sunday.

On Saturday, the fair set a single-day record of 151,647 and total attendance through Saturday was already a record at 981,320.

The previous record of 877,939 was set last year. The count includes exhibitors and others who get free admission.

Attendance had topped 800,000 in four other years over the past decade.

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