HURON, S.D. (KELO) — Despite the heat, more than 178,000 people attended this year’s South Dakota State Fair in Huron.
It was a scorching few days at the fair with temperatures soaring above 100 degrees on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.
The heat even broke a few records.
Despite that, tens of thousands of people came out to enjoy the rides, food, animals and contests.
Fairgoers spent more than $2.5 million.
The 2024 South Dakota State Fair dates will be August 29th to September 2nd.