The West Virginia State Fair will be held from August 10 – August 18, 2007 in Lewisburg, West Virginia. Gates are open 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily, except on weekends when gates close at midnight. There will be great entertainment this year. The grandstand lineup is as follows:
Allison Krauss and Union Station
Friday, August 10, 2007 at 8:00 p.m.
Montgomery Gentry with special guest Jason D. Williams
Saturday, August 11, 2007 at 8:00 p.m.
Jamie and Bobbie Deen, hosts of The Food Network’s “Road Tasted”
Sunday, August 12, 2007 at 4:00 p.m.
The McKameys and Brian Free and Assurance
Monday, August 13, 2007 at 8:00 p.m.
Randy Owen (from the group Alabama) with special guest Tracy Lawrence
Tuesday, August 14, 2007 at 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 15, 2007 at 8:00 p.m.
X-Fest Freestyle Motocross Jumpoff
Thursday, August 16, 2007 at 5:00 p.m.
Corbin Bleu and Drake Bell with special guest Jordan Pruitt
Friday, August 17, 2007 at 8 p.m.
The Beach Boys
Saturday, August 18, 2007 at 8:00 p.m.
All of the above acts are an additional charge up and above general admission. To order tickets, call 1-800-585-3737 from 8:00 a.m. till midnight (EDT).
The Reithoffer Carnival will be at the fair this year with 41 rides with six of them being new this year. There are several different packages available. Tickets can be purchased at BB&T Bank locations in southern WV and the Kanawha Valley; Virginia locations in Covington, Clifton Forge, Roanoke, and Lexington. After August 3rd, CVS stores throughout West Virginia and select stores in southwestern Virginia will carry specially priced tickets. They may also be purchased at the box office at the fair.
Livestock that will be on exhibit include: draft horses, beef cattle, dairy cattle, swine, sheep, boer goats, dairy goats, rabbits, and llamas. A daily schedule is located at http://www.wvstatefair.com/docs/DailySchedule07.pdf and details when all of the various livestock shows will occur.
There will be plenty of free entertainment, as well, that is included in the cost of the entry ticket:
Sea Lion Splash
Daily at 1 PM, 5 PM, and 7 PM
August 13-16 at 1 PM
Hanneford Open Air Circus
Daily at Noon, 4 PM, and 7:30 PM
Rick K. and the Allnighters Variety Band
August 13-18 8:30 PM at Center Stage
Kids Day Circus
12:30 PM Daily
Draft Horse Pulling Contest
Friday, August 17 at 9 AM in the Grandstand
Second Story Theatre
Friday, August 17, at 5 PM in the Grandstand
Antique Tractor Pull
Saturday, August 18, at 9 PM in Grandstand
The West Virginia State Fair has something for everyone. Do not miss the fun! Mark your calendar and plan on attending.
The West Virginia State Fair. URL: (http://www.wvstatefair.com/index.htm)