November 2016

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. The indoor flea market provides shoppers an opportunity to “treasure hunt” and local vendors an affordable indoor retail location through the next few weeks! Look for a variety of antiques, collectibles, gently worn clothing, electronics and more.100_0075

Vendors interested in participating may phone 304-645-1090 or visit statefairofwv.com to download a vendor application and rules. Applications may also be obtained in the State Fair office, Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4 pm.

Fans of locally grown produce and locally produced farm products will have the opportunity to shop every Saturday from 8:00 am – 1 pm at the third annual Winter Indoor Farmer’s Market in the 4,000 square foot, heated, Douglass Annex building. The market is open to any small independent producer in the southeast region of West Virginia, and offers shoppers a wide range of delicious home-grown products.

For more information on either market, visit www.statefairofwv.com or call 304-645-1090.

The State Fair of West Virginia, with a $13.8 million dollar statewide economic impact, is a 501 © 3 non-profit corporation committed to the traditions of agriculture, family entertainment, and education. The 93rd annual State Fair of West Virginia is a 10-day event scheduled for August 10-19, 2017. For more information, please visit www.statefairofwv.com.

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State Fair of West Virginia to Start Early in 2017

For more information contact: Kelly Collins, 304-645-1090, kellyt@statefairofwv.com

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 $5.00 all day at the gate and a special rid14012065_10157263300995247_818068251_ne pass may be purchased for $20.00 for that day only.

“We are excited to start the State Fair of West Virginia a day early in 2017,” CEO Kelly Collins stated. “Planning is in full swing and we hope to have some more exciting announcements coming soon!”

Also new for 2017, the State Fair will offer 10-day, 5-day and 3-day admission only packages. Packages will be available on Cyber Monday, November 28 from 10 am – 10 pm, for a discounted rate.

For more information, visit www.statefairofwv.com or call the fair office at 304-645-1090.

The 2017 State Fair themed “Start a Tradition”, is a 10-day Fair scheduled August 10-19, 2017. The State Fair of West Virginia, with a $13.8 million dollar economic impact on the state of West Virginia, is a 501 © 3 non-profit corporation committed to the traditions of agriculture, family entertainment, and education. For more information, please visit www.statefairofwv.com, or follow fair events on Facebook and Twitter.

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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, “This is always an exciting competition for us and it is becoming a great tradition for the community. We are thrilled to see what creativity and holiday spirit entrants come up with this season!” barn-8

The winning entry will receive $300, with second and third place receiving $200 and $100, respectively. Only the east end of the barns will be decorated and work must be completed by Thursday, December 1, 2016.

Phone 304-645-1090 or visit the State Fair office Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 pm to get an entry form and details. Entry forms can also be printed from the link above and emailed to ellend@statefairofwv.com.

Don’t forget to visit the State Fair’s Facebook page to cast your vote for the “People’s Choice” award!

The State Fair of West Virginia, with a $13.8 million dollar statewide economic impact, is a 501 © 3 non-profit corporation committed to the traditions of agriculture, family entertainment, and education. The 93rd annual State Fair of West Virginia is a 10-day event scheduled for August 10-19th, 2017. For more information, please visit www.statefairofwv.com.

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