August 12, 2019 6:31 pm
Updated: August 13, 2019 7:41 am

Attendance rises 6.3% at Saskatoon Ex

Six days of entertainment, rides, and food thrilled over 216,000 people at Prairieland Park during the 2019 Saskatoon Ex.

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With near-perfect weather each day, organizers say attendance was strong at the 2019 Saskatoon Exhibition.

This year’s edition of the fair ran from Aug. 6 to 11.

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Overall, 216,084 people walked through the gates at Prairieland Park during the six-day event, an increase of 6.3 per cent, or 12,721 people, when compared to 2018.

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Organizers estimate the economic spin-off for the city and area to be tens of millions of dollars annually.

Next year’s fair is scheduled to take place from Aug. 4 to 9, 2020.

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