Gorgeous weekend weather boosts TN Valley Fair attendance

(WBIR-Knoxville) The sun was shining and fall was in the air, and many people took advantage of the perfect weekend weather by attending the Tennessee Valley Fair.

The 94th annual fair, which ran from September 6-15, was attended by 153,000 guests, with a big increase the final weekend. Fair organizers say 10,000 more people enjoyed the fair this year than last year, and the largest crowds were over that final weekend.

An estimated 9,000 fairgoers enjoyed the Tractor Pull on September 6 and 7. An additional 4,500 fairgoers filled Homer Hamilton Theater on Sunday, September 15 to see country star Randy Houser, making it the most attended concert in 2013. An additional 11,500 fairgoers also enjoyed Lee Brice, Charlie Daniels and Loverboy.

The 95th annual Tennessee Valley Fair is scheduled for September 5-14, 2014.


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