Ohio State Fair closes 2018 season with more than 908K visitors

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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Ohio State Fair concluded its 2018 season with an estimated 908,306 visitors entering the gates during its 12-day run.

According to the Ohio Expo Center, visitation was up 13 percent from 2017.

“Our attendance is always very weather-dependent,” General Manager Virgil Strickler said. “We usually see a slight dip in our attendance with rough weather, and the rain on Tuesday and Wednesday of this past week was no exception.”

The fair ended Sunday after opening its gates July 25.

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