An antique tractor pull, jalapeno eating contest, sheep shearing, popular displays in the Virginia Farm Bureau Women’s Home Arts buildings; bull riding and barrel racing are among the entertainment in store for visitors. Discover all sorts of fun and fabulous events including delicious fair foods to savor; thrilling competitions; 4-H livestock show; equine trials; continuous free entertainment on the Park Stage; one of Virginia’s best midways, and much more.
Gates open Wednesday at 6 pm, Thursday and Friday at 4 pm, and at 10 am on Saturday. General admission is $2 per person, with children two and under admitted for free. Plentiful parking in convenient fairgrounds lots also is free.
Special discount admission events include Special Needs, Military and Senior Day on Friday August 18th from 12 to 2pm.
Pleasant Grove is a lovely 960 acre site located near the town of Palmyra. Anchoring the western end of the Heritage Trail leading to the Village Park, Pleasant Grove was purchased by the county of Fluvanna to use as a recreation and governmental facility area. The mansion, Pleasant Grove, is the former home of the Haden family, and future plans... more