Iowa State Fair early numbers up

The Iowa State Fair had great weather to usher in its first weekend...and the attendance shows it. The fair opened last Thursday with over 15,000 more people than last year. Friday's attendance estimates are nearly 13,000 more than last year.  2016's Iowa State Fair had over a million visitors. The largest attendance in Iowa State Fair history was in 2015 when over 1.1 million people attended.