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2018 Fair Review2019-05-29T16:35:45-04:00
Full Article

$5.3 MILLION

Spent at area hotels, restaurants, retail stores, and more

RECORD-HIGH: 92,000 FAIRGOERS

Up 6% from 2017’s record-setting attendance

Vendors from outside the region spent

$200,000

in the local economy

$2.7 MILLION

In new transactions circulated in regional economy
Skerbeck Entertainment Group spent an additional

$50,000

in the local economy

“We love the fair!!

A forever keeper!!”

“The State Fair is a great community event for our area & brings in traffic. It is known as the last big kick-off before school starts in Michigan & people love our State Fair.”

“Offers a yearly event that all look forward to”

“The Fair brings a lot of business our way”

“We decided to attend at the spur of the moment with our grand kids. We had a blast, this is the best fair we have ever been to. Everybody there is so friendly. Thank you for a wonderful evening”

“We appreciate everyone who has kept it going and made it better than it used to be!”

CATTLE

Expenditures

$180,723.97

Auction Sales

$252,064.65

SWINE

Expenditures

$67,350.62

Auction Sales

$165,390.75

SHEEP

Expenditures

$13,363.50

Auction Sales

$19,227.50

GOATS

Expenditures

$11,060.45

Auction Sales

$7,744.00

TOTAL

Expenditures: $272,498.54

Auction Sales: $447,231.15