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ATTENDANCE WAS DOWN AT THIS YEAR’S ILLINOIS STATE FAIR BUT VENDOR SALES WERE UP. 
 
MORE THAN 369 THOUSAND PEOPLE VISITED THE STATE FAIR IN SPRINGFIELD LAST MONTH. THAT’S A DECREASE OF EIGHT PERCENT COMPARED TO LAST YEAR. FAIR SPOKESPERSON DENISE ALBERT SAYS ALL IN ALL IT WAS A GREAT FAIR WITH GOOD WEATHER AND HIGH VENDOR RECEIPTS.

 

 
ALBERT SAYS GRANDSTAND CONCERTS SALES WERE SOLID…WITH MORE THAN 50 THOUSAND PEOPLE ATTENDING SHOWS AND OVER ONE POINT EIGHT MILLION DOLLARS IN TOTAL TICKET REVENUE. LUKE COMBS DREW THE BIGGEST CROWDS THIS YEAR.

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