Hot weather not deterring fairgoers from attending the Big E this weekend.

(Western Mass News photo)

WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Today was one for the record books for the Big E.

Catherine Pappas, Public Relations and Communications Manager for the Big E, announced that today's attendance broke a single-day record, ushering in a total of 176,544 guests.

New numbers just released by the Big E show that over 607,000 people attended the Big E during its opening weekend.

Just last year, the Big E broke their all-time attendance record, with over 1.54 million people, and had also surpassed their previous all-time attendance record of 1.52 million two years ago.

The previous single-day attendance record for the Big E had been surpassed last year and totaled five other record-setting days in 2018.

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