|Updated: 10/10/2013 4:50 pm
||Published: 10/10/2013 4:49 pm
Officials said during the 11 day event an estimated 1,100,000 attendees were treated to a variety of entertainment and educational attractions.
Mark Andrus, President/CEO stated, “The Tulsa State Fair is our community’s largest family event. Our staff strives each year to provide a safe, clean, friendly and fun event environment, while showcasing a variety of entertainment options and holding true to heritage and tradition. We would like to thank all of our guests, exhibitors, partners and stakeholders who played an integral role in the success of our Fair.”
Results worth noting include an 18% increase in paid gate revenue and a 20% increase in midway ride coupon sales.
In addition, Independent Concessionaire sales increased 16% and Internal Concessions increase 17%. The paid events in the Pavilion were a success, including Disney on Ice with an increase of 8%. The Junior Livestock Auction raised an excess of $450,000.00 for Oklahoma 4-H and FFA youth.
The theme for the 2014 Tulsa State Fair, which will be September 25 – October 5, 2014, is 11 Days of Awesome!