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Big Sky Country State Fair breaks records and retains its dominance in 2021



Bozeman, Montana – Despite breaking previous attendance records this year, the Big Sky Country State Fair’s overall numbers were still fewer than in 2021.

This year, the attraction attracted 46,513 visitors, including record-breaking attendance on Wednesday and Thursday nights. The overall turnout was 15% higher than the previous year, although it fell 4,000 attendees short of a record-breaking 2021.

A hot tub show, hockey tournament, and farmers market are just a few of the upcoming activities at the fairgrounds, according to marketing and sponsor coordinator Amanda Hartman.

According to Hartman, the fair this year was a success, and the fairgrounds are already making plans for the fair in 2024.

“It was really great,” says Hartman. “You know, after losing our director last year, there was a lot of uncertainty and a lot of short staffing throughout the year. There were only two of us in the office for a couple of months leading up to a fair. So it was a lot of work. So it was nice to see all of our hard work pay off and all the changes. We may be really well received and we just look forward to what 2024 has in store.”

Back in 2016, the fair’s name was changed to the Big Sky Country State Fair. It was only the Gallatin County Fair prior to that.

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