Sioux Falls Jazz and Blues Society is estimating 125,00 people came out to JazzFest—shattering the event's attendance record.
Sioux Falls Jazz and Blues Society estimates 10,000 people attended the event on Thursday, 35,000 people showed up Friday and 80,000 people packed the park on Saturday. The group estimated a crowd size of 60,000 for Joe Walsh alone, which is also a new JazzFest record.
The previous attendance record was 105,000 people set in 2005. Sioux Falls Jazz and Blues Society attributes pleasant weather conditions and headliner Joe Walsh for the record-setting crowd.
Dates for next year's JazzFest are July 18-20, 2013.