Special Events

Special Events

5th Annual State Fair Car Show

2018 Car Show Ad 1The event will take place on Sunday, August 12th from 11am till 4pm during the 94th Annual State Fair. The show will take place on the main grounds and preregistration is required and the first 100 entries will receive two gate admission tickets and a special sponsor gift.

The show is open to 1969 or older Custom Hot Rods, Rat Rods, Classic, Antiques, and Drag Cars. A limited number of 1970 to 1985 hot rods and muscle cars will be accepted. Award categories will include: People’s Choice, The Long Drive Award, Kid’s Choice, Best Paint Job, Sponsor’s Choice, Participant’s Pick and The Best of West Virginia Ribbon!

** The State Fair of West Virginia is not responsible or liable for any damages that occur during the car show, owner assumes all responsibility.



Registration form: 2018 Car Show Registration Form


Unclaimed Property Auctions

Once again join the West Virginia State Treasurer’s Office as the auction off unclaimed property to the highest bidder. The auctions will take place at the State Treasurer’s booth inside the West Virginia Building on Friday, August 10th, Saturday, August 11th, Thursday, August 16th, Friday, August 17th, and Saturday, August 18th. Each auction will being promptly at 5pm.

For more information visit the State Treasurer’s Office booth prior to the auction beginning to see what items will be auctioned that evening.

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