’23 Arkansas State Fair closes with best attendance in 83-year run

General manager cites ‘great weather,’ new curfew, rides

Crowds flock to the amusement ride attractions and food vendors on the last day of the Arkansas State Fair on Sunday, Oct. 22, 2023. See more photos at arkansasonline.com/1023arfair/ (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Colin Murphey)

The Arkansas State Fair closed its 83rd run strong on Sunday, with more people in attendance than any previous year in the event's history, according to fair officials.