Seasonal Fun - Fairs

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July 21-22, Saturday-Sunday
8TH ANNUAL OL' FASHIONED PEACH FESTIVAL
Carter Mountain Orchard.
Come out for games, contests, hayrides, food, wine and hard cider. There will also be a Pie Eating Contest for special prizes with categories for ages 12 and under and adults (ages 13 and up). Carter Mountain Orchard.  Directions: 1435 Carters Mountain Trail.  9am-7pm Saturday; 9am-6pm Sunday.  $Free admission & parking.  Email: info@cartermountainorchard.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-977-1833. 
 
July 26-28, Thursday-Saturday
ALBEMARLE COUNTY FAIR
Albemarle County Fair.
This three-day agricultural celebration is full of festive, family fun in a historic setting. Enjoy farm animals, craft exhibits, live music, games and activities, children's rides, contests and programs for the entire family! James Monroe's Highland.  4-9pm Thursday, 10am-9pm Friday and Saturday.  $5, children under 6 free.  All ages welcome.  Email: info@albemarlecountyfair.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-293-2725. 
 
July 27 & 28, Friday & Saturday
LOUISA COUNTY AGRICULTURAL FAIR
Come out for pure country fun with barbeques, live bands, 4-H projects and much more. Louisa Fireman Fairgrounds.  Directions: 200 Frederickburg Ave., Louisa.  Contact: Crystal Clough.  Email: information@louisacountyagfair.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-894-3275. 
 
August 1, Wednesday
FLOATING LANTERN FESTIVAL
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden.
From 5:30-9:30pm enjoy acoustic ensembles throughout the Garden, from 6-7pm write a wish and then launch your floating lanterns from 7-8pm. Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden.  5-10pm.  $Regular Garden Admission.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 804-262-9887. 
 
July 31-August 4, Tuesday-Saturday
AUGUSTA COUNTY FAIR
Augusta County Fair.
Tractor pulls, motocross, petting zoos, hot dog pig racing, laser tag and more. Augusta Expoland.  See website for schedule.  All ages welcome.  Email: acfair@ntelos.net. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-245-5627. 
 
August 4, Saturday
BLACKBERRY HARVEST AND MUSIC FESTIVAL
Hill Top Berry Farm & Winery.
An all-day event that is fun for everyone. Pick your own blackberries (or let the kids) while you enjoy a glass of your favorite Hill Top wine. Winetasting, food and live music all day. Food available for purchase. There will be vendors on site with a variety of wares for sale. Hill Top Berry Farm & Winery.  Directions: 2800 Berry Hill Rd., Nellysford.  9am-6pm.  $10 adults; $5 if you bring at least 1 non-perishable food item (per person); Kids 18 and under are Free.  Email: hilltop1@ntelos.net. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-361-1266. 
 
July 27-August 5, Friday-Sunday
FREDERICKSBURG AGRICULTURAL FAIR
Enjoy the oldest fair in the United States. Come celebrate traditional fair events, contests, entertainment and food for the whole family. See website for schedule and prices. Directions: 2400 Airport Avenue, Fredericksburg .  All ages welcome.  Contact: C. Travis Bullock.  Email: fredfair123@gmail.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-373-1294. 
 
August 10 & 11, Friday & Saturday
BOTETOURT COUNTY FAIR
VCE Botetourt County.
Come out and enjoy 4-H Youth Livestock shows, homemaking exhibits, agricultural demonstrations, a farmers market, food vendors and more. Buchanan Town Park, Buchanan.  $Free.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-473-8260. 
 
August 16-18, Thursday-Saturday
FLUVANNA COUNTY FAIR
Fluvanna County Parks & Recreation.
See an antique tractor pull, jalapeno eating contest, sheep shearing, popular displays in the Virginia Farm Bureau Womens Home Arts buildings, bull riding and barrel racing. Discover all sorts of fun and fabulous events including fair foods, competitions, 4-H livestock show, equine trials, continuous free entertainment on the Park Stage, one of Virginias best midways and much more. Pleasant Grove Park, Palmyra.  6pm Wednesday, 4pm Thursday & Friday, 10am Saturday.  $2 general admission, free for ages 2 and under.  All ages welcome.  Contact: Jonathan Pace.  Email: jonathanpace@fluvannacounty.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-842-3150. 
 
August 10-18
PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY FAIR
Prince William County.
Come out for the largest County Fair in the state of Virginia. The annual event in Manassas includes livestock exhibits, home arts exhibits, tractor pulls, a rodeo, demolition derbies, baby contests, live music and a variety of midway shows. See website for schedule. Prince William County Fairgrounds.  Times vary.  $10, $6 child/seniors .  All ages welcome.  Email: info@pwcfair.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 703-368-0173. 
 
August 13-18, Monday-Saturday
ROCKINGHAM COUNTY FAIR
Rockingham County Fair Association.
The state's largest agricultural fair with rides, competitions, motor sports, animals and more. See website for a schedule of events. Rockingham County Fairgrounds, Harrisonburg.  $Prices vary.  All ages welcome.  Email: jeff@rockinghamcountyfair.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-434-0005. 
 

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