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Thousands Flock to Fairgrounds For A Record-Setting Day at The Big E

BigE320WEST SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) — It was a record-setting day at The Big E in West Springfield.

Saturday not only saw the highest attendance of the 2013 fair, it set a record for the day with 160,872 people passing through the turnstiles.

It capped off what is now the most-attended year in the fair’s history.

As of Saturday, a record 1,376,796 people came to The Big E, and there is still one day to go.

Fair officials say more than 100,000 people are expected for the final day Sunday.