WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - The Big E broke their all-time attendance record this year, with a total number of 1,543,470 people attending the fair this year.

This surpasses the previous record of 1,525,533, which was set at last year's fair.

Last Saturday, the Big E's single-day attendance record was broken, with a total number of 172,659 people passing through their gates.

The Big E also saw five other record-setting days this year.

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