PHOENIX -- The 2014 Arizona State Fair has come to a close with an attendance of 1,147,182 guests passing through the gates during its 18-day run.
Fair attendance was down three percent from 2013, and was higher than annual attendance from 2008 to 2011.
The fair was marred by a brawl on its first night. Dozens of people were arrested.
The tentative 2015 Arizona State Fair dates are Oct. 9 through Nov. 1, open Wednesdays through Sundays.