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State fair attendance numbers released, as well as amount of turkey legs consumed

KOB.com Web Staff
October 18, 2017 06:33 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The New Mexico State Fair may have been over for a few weeks, but numbers are just now being released on how successful it was.

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Just over 462,000 people attended this year’s fair, according to New Mexico State Fair organizers. That’s down from last year, but organizers say it represents an increase from the five-year average of 454,000 attendees.

Some other interesting figures from this year’s fair…

  • 20,000 turkey legs were eaten.
  • 4,500 people used Uber to get to the fair, a 12 percent increase from last year.
  • Just over 24,000 people attended the New Mexico State Fair concert-rodeo series.

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