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Busy State Fair So Far: Monday Numbers Good, Weekend Attendance Still Being Counted

HUTCHINSON, Kan. – While final weekend numbers are still being added up, Monday’s Dillons Dollar Day at the Kansas State Fair drew an attendance of 33,829.

Of those, 15,600 of those individuals came on the grounds free with their Dillons Plus. Another 12,235 paid a dollar to get in. Other tickets account for the remainder.

Monday night’s demolition derby had an attendance of 2,400, with most people purchasing walk-up tickets.

Board member and education and special events liaison Bob Atkinson of Stockton reported education programs have been especially busy with supplies running short at times.

Tuesday is the second of three days of high school bands visiting the fair. The busiest of those being Wednesday, when 52 bands are scheduled to attend.