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Mid-South Fair attendance continues to dwindle

by Associated Press Published: October 5,2012

Tags: attendance, carnival, entertainment, fair, fun, location, recreation, relocation, rides, tourism, tourist, vacation, visitor

SOUTHAVEN — An estimated 66,000 attended the 2012 Mid-South Fair in Southaven. The Commercial Appeal reports the attendance was not as good as past fairs in Mississippi but still a number that fair officials consider a success. The event ended Sunday in Southaven, where the 156-year-old fair has been held for the past four years […] [...]

Weather, holiday boosts State Fair attendance

by Associated Press Published: October 18,2011

Tags: amusements, attendance, entertainment, holidays, rides, state fair, tourism, visitors, Weather

JACKSON — The Mississippi State Fair officially exceeded last year’s total visitors by more than 20,000 people, setting a new attendance record for the fall staple. Billy Orr, executive director of the Fair Commission, tells The Clarion-Ledger at final count 694,221 people came to eat the food, see the sights and ride the rides at […] [...]

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