Albemarle County Fair at Highland
The Albemarle County Fair is scheduled from Thursday, July 26 through Saturday, July 28 on the grounds of Highland. Fair hours will be 4 to 9 pm on Thursday, July 26, and 10am to 9pm on Friday and Saturday, July 27 and 28. Tickets are $5 per person and free for children under 6 years of age.
This fun and festive "Old-Time Country Fair" will be a three day agricultural celebration, complete with exhibits, baked goods, crafts, family entertainment, events, livestock, and grand old-time country fun. In addition to this years attractions, the fair, in collaboration with James Monroe's Highland, will offer demonstrations of historic and cultural significance, including blacksmith, wool spinning and weaving, and a reproduction button maker.
The Albemarle County Fair Board thanks the community for their interest and continued support and looks forward to sharing and celebrating the best of our rich and lively agricultural community at this years fair at James Monroe's Highland.
Highland, the home of James Monroe, the fifth president of the United States, is adjacent to Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello in Charlottesville, Virginia. Purchased by Monroe in 1793, the plantation was home to the Monroe family for nearly 25 years. Acquired by the College of William and Mary (Monroe’s alma mater) in 1974, Highland offers tours each... more