Attendance at the N.C. State Fair yesterday was 75,644. Fair officials say that's the best Wednesday total of the past three years. The 10-year average for Wednesday is 67,137.
Enjoy the 2012 N.C. State Fair! We're just as excited as you are to explore 11 days of statewide competitions, thrilling rides and everything fried on a stick.
In this blog, we'll touch base with some of you who may have baked that blue ribbon cake or bred a champion steer. We'll also keep you up-to-date on what's going to be new and different about the fair this year and other interesting scenes from the fairgrounds.