South Dakota State Fair manager Peggy Besch had good news to share with fair commissioners on Tuesday; both attendance and revenues were up at this year’s event. Assistant Fair manager Candi Briley reports revenues increased in several areas
Briley says a combination of good weather, a strong grandstand entertainment lineup and improved camping numbers contributed to the increase in attendance.
Briley says youth participation, through 4H and FFA, was also up this year.
Briley says they have received positive feedback about the 2017 Fair from both attendees and vendors