Rainy last day derails Arkansas State Fair attendance record

Posted: October 24, 2017 at 4:30 a.m.

Nick Jonck works Monday morning tearing down the Crazy Mouse roller coaster at the Arkansas State Fairgrounds in Little Rock. The fair ended Sunday night.

The Arkansas State Fair posted the second-highest attendance in its 78-year history thanks to a few new features and desirable weather, organizers said Monday.

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Photos by John Sykes Jr.

Fairgoers walk the midway Saturday at the Arkansas State Fair in Little Rock. The fair’s 10-day run, which ended Sunday, had an attendance of 451,130.

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