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State Fair of West Virginia Announces 6th Annual Christmas Decorating Contest

LEWISBURG, WV (11/01/2018) (readMedia)– Local civic groups and businesses are invited to participate in the 8th 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 Rout 219 North.

This has become a great tradition in the community. Each year, the barns are decorated even more elaborately. The creativity and holiday spirit of the entrants is highly anticipated.

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 Saturday, December 1, 2018.

Phone 304-645-1090 or visit the State Fair office Monday through Friday from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm to get an entry form and details. Entry forms can also be printed from and emailed to

Visit the State Fair’s Facebook page to cast your vote for the “People’s Choice” award and help the winning entry receive a selection of State Fair merchandise!

The State Fair of West Virginia, with an $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 95th annual State Fair of West Virginia is a 10-day event scheduled for August 8-17, 2019. For more information, please visit