Attendance at the Erie County Fair rose 3.3 percent last summer year, making it the third-most attended county fair in the U.S.

Industry journal, CarnivalWarehouse.com, reported the 12-day long Erie County Fair attracted 1,238,456 people this past August. Only two county fairs in California —the San Diego County Fair, with 1,531,199 attendees, and the Orange County Fair, with 1,393,482 attendees — out drew the Erie County Fair. And fairs each had a 31-day run.

“When looking at the ranking,…






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