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When the State Fair of Virginia opens on September 29, the state’s top industry—agriculture and forestry—will be on full display.
Applications for the Miss State Fair of Virginia Pageant are being accepted through Oct. 15. The pageant will be held Oct. 29 at The Meadow Event Park.
To win blue ribbon bragging rights, you’ve got to enter one of the State Fair of Virginia’s many competitions.
Youth who exhibited in the 2015 State Fair of Virginia livestock shows are eligible to apply for scholarships offered by the State Fair of Virginia.
Those who dream of becoming the next Peyton Manning, Jason Elam or Matt Bryant will have the opportunity to showcase their pigskin skills Oct. 1 at the State Fair of Virginia.
Students visiting the State Fair of Virginia as part of its Educational Exposition field trip program will have the opportunity to make a connection between wheat and bread, corn and cereal, cotton and jeans and much more.
Preserving fruits and vegetables is a time-honored tradition, and so is winning a blue-ribbon at the State Fair of Virginia. But only one entry can be judged best in its class each year.
State Fair of Virginia visitors stopping at Virginia Farm Bureau Federation’s booth will be able to get some hands-on learning about the state’s largest industry: agriculture.
Steep Canyon Rangers, Jackass Flats, Chris Janson, Charlie Daniels Band among musical performers at 2015 State Fair
The State Fair of Virginia’s concert lineup for 2015 will include bluegrass artists the Steep Canyon Rangers, Virginia favorite Jackass Flats, country artists Chris Janson and Josh Thompson, beach music from The Tams, rock classics from The Little River Band and a rousing finale from the Charlie Daniels Band.
Fairgoers can save up to 38 percent on State Fair of Virginia tickets—and spend less time in line—when they buy advance tickets online starting Monday, Aug. 3 at StateFairVa.org.
A benefit livestock auction, an agriculture-themed magic show, tractor pulls and farm animal exhibits are among ag-related elements of the 2015 State Fair of Virginia.
It’s nearly time to get those toes a-tappin’ during the State Fair of Virginia’s bluegrass weekend. The weekend of Sept. 26 and 27 will feature a special salute to bluegrass music.
After several years on hiatus, the Youth Livestock Sale of Champions will return to this year’s State Fair of Virginia at 6 p.m. on Oct. 3.
The 2015 State Fair of Virginia, dedicated to showcasing the best of Virginia, is seeking the state’s most vibrant arts and crafts, the most delicious baked and preserved foods, the lushest plants and crops, the hardiest livestock and the most skilled equestrians for this year’s competitions.
The State Fair of Virginia’s mission is to increase agricultural awareness in a fun, family-friendly setting. One of this year’s new attractions means mission accomplished.
It’s harvest time for many Virginia farmers, and that means super-size farm vehicles are on the road in many communities. Virginia Farm Bureau is encouraging both farmers and motorists to exercise caution.
The Illuminate Light Show & Santa’s Village, which will open Nov. 14 and run through Jan. 3, 2015, is a holiday light display created with nearly a million LED lights and set to music.
PH International, LLC, a manufacturer and distributor of home decor and garden products headquartered in Madison County, will invest $4.5 million to consolidate operations at its Madison County facility.
The historic yearling barn area at The Meadow Event Park, once a hub of equine activity when Secretariat lived there as a frisky colt, came alive again during the State Fair of Virginia.
Official attendance figures show 238,000 people visited this year’s State Fair of Virginia, a 4 percent increase over last year’s attendance. “We couldn’t have asked for a better combination of mostly sunny skies, cooler temperatures and large crowds,” said Greg Hicks, the fair’s vice president of communications.