Entries Open for the 2016 State Fair of West Virginia

LEWISBURG, WV (05/24/2016)(readMedia)– Livestock and Home, Arts and Garden entries have officially opened for the 92nd Annual State Fair of West Virginia! Paper entries for Home, Arts and Gardens and Livestock are due July 7th by 12 NOON, while online entries are due July 7th by 12 MIDNIGHT. Reminder, all limited classes for home, arts […]

State Fair Announces 6th Annual Pie Bake Off

LEWISBURG, WV (05/16/2016)(readMedia)– The 92nd Anniversary of the State Fair of West Virginia is set to kick off on August 12-21, 2016, and fair officials are looking for West Virginia’s best pie baker! To nominate a neighbor, friend or family member simply visit www.statefairofwv.com and complete the pie bake off ballot under the competitions section. […]

Vince Neil from Mötley Crüe to Perform at the 2016 State Fair of WV

LEWISBURG, WV (05/02/2016)(readMedia)– State Fair Officials announced today the addition of Vince Neil from Mötley Crüe with Special Guests Great White and Kix, and Dailey and Vincent as the final two concerts in the 2016 Grandstand Lineup. Vince Neil will be singing all of Mötley Crüe’s greatest hits and will be joined by Great White […]

Employment Applications Available for 2016 State Fair

LEWISBURG, WV (04/28/2016)(readMedia)– Employment applications for over 150 positions are now being accepted for the 2016 State Fair of West Virginia, scheduled for August 12-21! Previous employees interested in working in 2016 are encouraged to file an employment application by June 17. Employees receive customer service training and all positions pay at least minimum wage. […]

State Fair of WV Announces Additional Concerts

LEWISBURG, WV (03/14/2016)(readMedia)– State Fair Officials have announced the addition of four more shows to the 2016 State Fair of West Virginia scheduled for August 12-21. Concerts include Jake Owen with Special Guest Old Dominion on Friday, August 12, Kane Brown on Tuesday, August 16 and the Buckin’B Bull Ride with Tracy Lawrence on Saturday, […]

State Fair of West Virginia Announces 2016 Scholarship Recipients

LEWISBURG, WV (03/09/2016)(readMedia)– The State Fair of West Virginia is pleased to announce the awarding of five (5), $1,000 four-year scholarships to youth who have participated in the State Fair, excelled academically and demonstrated a financial need. 2016 award recipients and the schools they are attending are: Devon Alt, Keyser, WV, West Virginia University, Morgantown, […]

For King & Country to Perform at 2016 State Fair of West Virginia

LEWISBURG, WV (02/22/2016)(readMedia)– Fair Officials have announced that Christian Pop duo for King Country with Special Guest Matt Maher will perform on Sunday, August 14, 2016, at 7 pm at the State Fair of West Virginia! Tickets for this show go on sale Friday, February 26 at 10 am. “For King Country and Matt Maher […]

State Fair of WV Welcomes Travis Tritt and The Charlie Daniels Band

LEWISBURG, WV (02/08/2016)(readMedia)– State Fair of WV Welcomes Travis Tritt and The Charlie Daniels Band Officials have announced that Travis Tritt and The Charlie Daniels Band will perform Friday, August 19, 2016 on Lottery Day at the 92nd Annual State Fair of West Virginia! “Both of these acts are legends in the music industry and […]

Alabama Returns to State Fair of West Virginia

LEWISBURG, WV (01/18/2016)(readMedia)– State Fair officials have announced that country music super-group Alabama is returning to the 92nd Annual State Fair of West Virginia on Saturday, August 13, 2016, at 8 pm. Tickets for this show will go on sale Friday, January 22, 2016, at 10 am. “Alabama put on an amazing show for a […]

State Fair Scholarship Applications Available Online Now

LEWISBURG, WV (12/01/2015)(readMedia)– Applications for the 2016 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 $1,000 (four year) scholarships will be awarded to individuals who have participated in one or more of the following areas […]

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