SD State Fair attendance down this year due to heat
The 2023 South Dakota State Fair attracted more than 178,000 guests this year.
That's down from last year when 192,000 guests attended, a total that approached pre-pandemic levels.
The fair had to contend with record-breaking heat this year.
According to the state, this year’s fair generated over $217,000 in tax revenue.
Next year's fair runs from Aug. 29 through Sept. 2.