The State Fair of West Virginia is West Virginia’s largest multi-Day family celebration. Our event is steeped in tradition and we are successfully shaping our future by maintaining a strong commitment to family entertainment and public agriculture education initiatives.
When you visit the State Fair of West Virginia you can expect to find a whole world of livestock animals, horse shows, competitive exhibits, entertainment, ag education, concerts and carnival rides galore!! We’re thrilled to offer you a wide variety of attractions and are sure that there is something for everyone in your family to enjoy.
Each year the Fair opens with new excitement, new shows and the same feeling of being at an old time event. Since 1921, the Sate Fair of West Virginia has been a family event and it will continue to be for years to come.
If you’ve ever wanted to be a part of West Virginia’s Largest Multi-Day Celebration, then here are the details that you need to get there. We play host to approximately 190,000 fairgoers each year in August (opening day is the second Friday in August). With over 200 vendors and entertainers each year, you can imagine the energy that it takes to make the Fair a success - and we couldn’t do it without great partners like you!