1933 World’s fair
The 1933 world’s fair was held in Chicago, Illinois an
lasted between October 1933- May 1994
The fair was held to celebrate “A Century of Progress”
It was a “Century of Progress” theme because of all the
advancements in color and lighting
This was the 221st world’s fair
It was one of the largest worlds fairs
A ticket to the 1933 worlds fair was 50 cents
There were over 48 million people who came
rides were 5 cents.
There were over 200 exhibits
And over 300 rides and games
Many exhibits were based off of scientific
achievements made in the past century
The fair also was held to celebrate the 100th year
anniversary of incorporations in Chicago
There were many exhibits in this fair.
Communications, Major automobile
The exhibit were painted to create a
rainbow as you walked by.
The Zeppelin was a big exhibit
There were many exhibits showing
new and future cars.
Originally the fair was supposed to run from October
1933 to November 1934.
The fair was such a big success that it stayed open to
May of 1934.
The fair was paid for by the exhibit fees and the
Over all 48,769,227 people
visited the fair and over
1 million dollars were raised.