This past Saturday turned out to be a nice day in Central New York, and people flocked to the state fair.  According to number released on the official website of the Great New York State Fair, more than 105,500 people passed through the fair's turnstiles on Saturday.  That's an increase of over 17,300 fairgoers from the first Saturday of the fair in 2015.

Sunday was hot and humid, but a good day as well.  84,888 people went to the state fair Sunday, and increase of more that 7,200 from last year's first Sunday.

In total, 26,151 more people attended the first four days of the fair in 2016 than did during the same period last year.  Over 50 million dollars was spent in upgrades and improvements to the fair grounds in the past year.

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