Erie County Fair ranks #10 in North America

HAMBURG, N.Y. (WIVB) – Erie County Fair organizers are celebrating new rankings released by CarnivalWarehouse.com.

The fair is ranked the 10th largest fair in North America and the third largest county fair in North America. The fair won 10 first place awards in agriculture, communications and competitive exhibits.

The fair records an attendance of 1,220,101 people at the fair in August 2014. The Erie County Fair had a higher attendance than the New York State Fair, which had an attendance of 965, 147.

CarnivalWarehouse.com’s 2014 Top 25 Fairs

1              Texas State Fair, Dallas, TX – 2,855,949

2              Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, Houston, TX – 2,485,721

3              Minnesota State Fair, St. Paul, MN – 1,824,830

4              San Antonio Livestock Show, San Antonio, TX – 1,740,154

5              Eastern State Exhibition, Springfield, MA – 1,498,605

6              San Diego County Fair, Del Mar, CA – 1,457,130

7              Canadian National Exhibition, Toronto, ON – 1,390,000

8              Orange County Fair, Costa Mesa, CA – 1,374,579

9              Calgary Stampede, Calgary, ALB – 1,263,428

10             ERIE COUNTY FAIR, HAMBURG, NY – 1,220,101

11           Los Angeles County Fair, Pomona, CA – 1,204,911

12           Arizona State Fair, Phoenix, AZ – 1,147,182

13           Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo, Fort Worth, TX – 1,137,100

14           Tulsa State Fair, Tulsa, OK – 1,100,000

15           Wisconsin State Fair, West Allis, WI – 1,030,881

16           Iowa State Fair, Des Moines, IA – 1,015,092

17           Washington State Fair, Puyallup, WA – 1,000,000

18           New York State Fair, Syracuse, NY – 965, 147

19           Indiana State Fair, Indianapolis, IN – 954,884

20           North Carolina State Fair, Raleigh, NC – 929,748

21           Ohio State Fair, Columbus, OH – 916,724

22           Oklahoma State Fair, Oklahoma City, OK – 900,000

23           Illinois State Fair, Springfield, IL – 890,000

24           Pacific National Exhibition, Vancouver, BC – 769,242

25           California State Fair, Sacramento, CA – 750,000

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