2023 Big Sky Country State Fair

Final attendance numbers are in from the annual Big Sky Country State Fair held in Bozeman July 19-23. The regional attraction drew 46,513 people; numbers were up 15% from last year 2022 despite the heat on Friday-Sunday.

Food Row and Carnival sales held strong in 2023 with an increase in Food Row over 10% and Carnival saw a record-breaking day on Saturday. Before the heat came, the Big Sky Country State Fair had a record-breaking opening day with 10,193 people and another record-breaking Thursday with 7,517 people. 4-H Market Sale also had a strong showing and was up from 2022!

“2023 was another amazing fair,” said Caitlin Quisenberry, director of the Gallatin County Fairgrounds.

Photos courtesy of the Big Sky Country State Fair.