Rockingham County Fair Records High Attendance

By: WHSV Newsroom Email
By: WHSV Newsroom Email

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, Va. (WHSV)-- Fair leaders say they reached their highest single day attendance, in the Rockingham County Fair's 65 year history.

On Friday, Aug. 15, over 18,000 people visited the fair. This number is 9 percent higher than the same day last year. Fair leaders say that throughout the week over 70,000 people made it out to the fairgrounds.

The previous single day record was 18,104 on Aug. 15, 2012.

The Most Current Overall Fair Attendance in 2014:

Pre-fair events: 3,451
Monday: 6,577
Tuesday: 13,119
Wednesday 13,393
Thursday: 16,838
Friday: 18,176

Total-to-date: 71,554

The fair ends on Aug. 16.


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