The Big E Sets All-Time Record for Attendance in 2013

BigE320WEST SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) — More people passed through the gates of The Big E in 2013 than in any year in its history.

1,481,917 people to be exact.

The Big E set a total attendance record after more than 150,000 people came to the fair on Saturday.

Sunday, they added to it with 105,121 more people.

The near-flawless weather helped keep the attendance numbers up, as the 17-day fair saw almost no rain.

They set single-day attendance records on four separate days this year, including the final Saturday.