The crowd at sneak-a-peek night at the Head of the Lakes Fairgrounds in Superior Tuesday, July 20, was a stark contrast to the year prior.

In 2020, maybe 25 attendees were at the fair on free admission night while the Telegram was there. Workers sat at their rides with nothing to do.

Fast forward a year and a large crowd found its way to the fairgrounds. Most of the rides were running at the same time.

The fair runs through Sunday.

David Blaskowski, of Cloquet, holds onto his son Oliver, 4, as his daughter, Adeline, 2, rides down the Super Slide on the opening night of the Head of the Lakes fair in Superior Tuesday, July 20, 2021,. (Jed Carlson/jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)
David Blaskowski, of Cloquet, holds onto his son Oliver, 4, as his daughter, Adeline, 2, rides down the Super Slide on the opening night of the Head of the Lakes fair in Superior Tuesday, July 20, 2021,. (Jed Carlson/jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)

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Fair goers hold on tight as they ride the Force 10 at the Head of the Lakes Fairgrounds on sneak-a-peek night in Superior Tuesday, July 20, 2021. (Jed Carlson/jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)
Fair goers hold on tight as they ride the Force 10 at the Head of the Lakes Fairgrounds on sneak-a-peek night in Superior Tuesday, July 20, 2021. (Jed Carlson/jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)

People throw darts at balloons on the midway at the Head of the Lakes Fairgrounds on sneak-a-peek night in Superior Tuesday, July 20, 2021. (Jed Carlson/jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)
People throw darts at balloons on the midway at the Head of the Lakes Fairgrounds on sneak-a-peek night in Superior Tuesday, July 20, 2021. (Jed Carlson/jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)

Fair goers walk around the rides at the Head of the Lakes Fairgrounds on sneak a peek night in Superior Tuesday evening, July 20, 2021. (Jed Carlson/jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)
Fair goers walk around the rides at the Head of the Lakes Fairgrounds on sneak a peek night in Superior Tuesday evening, July 20, 2021. (Jed Carlson/jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)

Fair goers are greeted by a cow made from hay bales at the Head of the Lakes Fairgrounds on sneak-a-peek night in Superior Tuesday, July 20, 2021. (Jed Carlson/jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)
Fair goers are greeted by a cow made from hay bales at the Head of the Lakes Fairgrounds on sneak-a-peek night in Superior Tuesday, July 20, 2021. (Jed Carlson/jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)

David Blaskowski, of Cloquet, holds onto his son Oliver, 4, as his daughter, Adeline, 2, rides down on him, while his oldest son, Elijah, 6, falls behind on the Super Slide on the opening night of the Head of the Lakes Fair in Superior Tuesday, July 20, 2021,. (Jed Carlson/jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)
David Blaskowski, of Cloquet, holds onto his son Oliver, 4, as his daughter, Adeline, 2, rides down on him, while his oldest son, Elijah, 6, falls behind on the Super Slide on the opening night of the Head of the Lakes Fair in Superior Tuesday, July 20, 2021,. (Jed Carlson/jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)