About 1.3 million people attended the event over the 12 days.
Two young men from St. Paul have been charged.
Overall attendance just eked past 1.3 million, the lowest attendance since 1977.
The incident happened minutes after the ticket booths closed.
Attendance has been below 90,000 five times this year — figures not seen in the past decade.
This includes the top food vendors, commercial exhibitors, concessions and attractions.
Here's a look at how this year's numbers compare to the four most recent fairs.
The announcement came just hours before Tuesday's scheduled Grandstand show.
This comes after Monday's attendance total wasn't far off from the 2019 number.
Those who get their first jab at the fair get a $100 Visa gift card on the spot.
Overall attendance so far is 60-70% of the numbers seen from 2016-19.
Food writer Haley Nelson has been looking for foods off the beaten track.
This coincided with a demonstration at the state capitol.
The 2021 figure was less than half of opening day attendance in 2019.
Our food writer Haley Nelson has identified some top meat-free options.
Our food writer Haley Nelson hit the fair on the first day.
A judge ruled against a request for a temporary injunction on the fair's weapon's ban, keeping it in place while the lawsuit proceeds.
From ticket prices to new foods to health protocols, we've got you covered.
The delta variant and the fair's COVID-19 policy are among the reasons groups are bowing out of the event.
The Hamline and Salem dining halls cited health and safety concerns.
The Kerans say they're filling a void for those who want to represent their favorite State Fair vendors.
The band announced the decision Monday.
Many vendors and exhibitors will not be in attendance this year.