Attendance for the 2012 Delaware State Fair dropped slightly from last year, less than one percent, with 259,000 people going through the gates.


Attendance for the 2012 Delaware State Fair dropped slightly from last year, less than one percent, with 259,000 people going through the gates.

Organizers believe weather played a role throughout the 10-day event. Temperatures ranged from a high of 102 degrees to a low of 73. Thunderstorms also affected five of the 10 day fair.

The fair did record its third best year for concerts; grossing $2.4 million with more than 52,000 tickets being sold.