JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The 2016 Mississippi State Fair set a new record.
Fair officials say 733,151 people attended the 157th fair.
Officials say the new record is about four percent more than the attendance record set in 2014 and about 13 percent more than the 2015 attendance.
The almost week and a half long fair had national recording artists like Travis Tritt, Boyz II Men, Alter Bridge, Frank Foster, Old Dominion; this year’s fair also featured local and regional performers.