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AUGUST 11, 2022



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 Collins stated. “This year we have several new things going on, JO Promoincluding free admission to all kids 5th grade and under. We’ve also added a new mobile app that will allow fairgoers to purchase and scan tickets directly from their phones!”

The 2016 Concert Series opens at 8 pm on Friday, August 12 with Jake Owen with special guest Old Dominion, and will be followed by one of two spectacular Zambelli Fireworks shows at 10:30 pm! Alabama will take the stage on Saturday, August 13 for what is looking like will be their second sold out show in a row at the State Fair of WV. Other concerts include, for King & County, Kane Brown, Vince Neil of Mötley Crüe with special guests Great White and Kix, Travis Tritt and Charlie Daniels, and the Buckin’B Bull Ride with Tracy Lawrence.

The week is also filled with free entertainment for all ages including Kachunga And The Alligator Show, The Granpa Cratchet Show, Sea Splash, Catherine Hickland the Comedic Hypnotist and Rhinestone Roper.

Tickets are available for all concerts with details found at or by phoning 1-800-514-ETIX(3849)

The 2016 State Fair themed “Capture Your Memories”, is a 10-day Fair scheduled August 12-21, 2016. 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, or follow fair events on Facebook and Twitter.