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Winter Markets Open at State Fairgrounds

The Winter Indoor Flea Market and Farmer’s Market will be open for business at the State Fair of West Virginia, this Saturday, November 19. The fairground’s weekly flea market moves inside the heated West Virginia building for the winter season and is open Tuesdays and Saturdays from 7:30 am to 1 pm, until December 20. […]

State Fair of West Virginia to Start Early in 2017

For more information contact: Kelly Collins, 304-645-1090, LEWISBURG, WV (11/14/2016)(readMedia)– State Fair Officials have announced the 2017 State Fair of West Virginia will start a day early on Thursday, August 10 and run until Saturday, August 19. The 2017 State Fair will open at 2 pm on Thursday, August 10. Gate admission will be […]

State Fair Announces 6th Annual Christmas Barn Decorating Contest

2016 Application LEWISBURG, WV (11/01/2016)(readMedia)– Local civic groups and businesses are invited to participate in the 6th Annual Christmas Barn Decorating Contest at the State Fairgrounds in Fairlea. Participants will have the opportunity to decorate one of ten harness racing barns located adjacent to Route 219 North. Kelly Collins, State Fair of WV CEO stated, […]

State Fair of West Virginia Scholarship Now Online LEWISBURG, WV (10/14/2016)(readMedia)– Applications for the 2017 State Fair of West Virginia Scholarship program are now available online. In association with corporate, civic and individual contributors, and with support from the State Fair Endowment, five, four-year scholarships for up to $1,000 a year will be awarded to individuals who have participated in one or […]

92nd State Fair of West Virginia to Begin Friday

The 92nd Annual State Fair of West Virginia is set to begin on Friday, August 12 in Lewisburg, WV. The 10-day event will featuring top-name musical acts, plenty of free entertainment, livestock shows, carnival rides from Reithoffer’s Shows and one-of-a-kind fair food! “We are excited to open the gates this Friday,” State Fair CEO Kelly […]

State Fair of West Virginia Adds Additional Day for 2015

LEWISBURG, WV (11/03/2014)(readMedia)– State Fair officials have announced the 2015 fair theme and confirmed that the fair will increase from a nine day fair to a 10 day fair with the dates being August 14-23, 2015. Kelly Collins, Media Contact, stated “Adding Sunday on the final weekend makes sense as it gives those with school […]

Out With the Old – In With the New

As we say farewell to 2013 and prepare for 2014, we’re reminded of the phrase, “Out with the old, in with the new”.  Whether we realize it or not this is often our motto as we work to keep the State Fair of WV ‘new’ each and every year; 2014 is no different.  In fact, […]

The Faces of a Fair

WOW! We’ve made it through the 89th Annual State Fair of WV.  What an amazing ride it was.  Now that the rides are gone, the animals have moved back to their homes and you can no longer smell the goodness of tasty, deep-fried treats, there is a feeling of sadness on the grounds. We, the […]

Fresh Baked Cookies

They say that smells often trigger some of our most vivid memories.  I know that’s true for me; when I smell cornbread I immediately see my grandfather in the kitchen with a hot cast-iron pan on top of the stove.  From there I know that it’s only a matter of minutes until the two of […]

2013 State Fair of WV Scholarship Recipients

We are honored to recognize the 2013 State Fair of WV Scholarship Recipients.  These youth have participated in the State Fair through various exhibitor activities, excelled academically and have demonstrated a financial need. Jossie Brooks, daughter of Richard & Lisa Brooks from Lewisburg, WV, is a 2013 graduate of Greenbrier East High School.  Jossie has […]

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