Summerfest named top attended event in Wisconsin
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Genfare has compiled a list of the largest events in every state from state fairs to music festivals, sporting events, parades, etc.
Times Square New Year's Eve tops the list with over 2 million in attendance annually. The Newport Folk Fest in Rhode Island has the lowest attendance with 10,000. The oldest event is the Mobile Mardi Gras celebration going back 315 years.
Wisconsin's most popular event should come as a shock to no one. Summerfest took the top spot with attendance around 900,000.
Minnesota's state fair boasted 2 million visitors and the Taste of Chicago in Illinois was tops with around 1.5 million.