State Fair

LEWISBURG — The State Fair of West Virginia’s 2019 livestock, horse show, and home, arts and garden competitions are now open for applicants.

Each year, the competitive exhibits department looks for unique contests to add. Competition highlights for 2019 include: The Old Timer Hog Showmanship, Barn Quilt painting and the Draft Horse Pull.

“Our mission surrounds agriculture here at the State Fair of West Virginia and is highlighted through various competitions. Exhibitors enter prize-winning tomatoes, geraniums, hogs, cattle and more. The competitions are a great place for exhibitors show their skills and talents,” said Agriculture Competitions Manager Taylor Davies.

Please visit for more information or to register. Home, Arts and Garden entries close July 1. Livestock and Equine entries close July 10. Competitions kick off Aug. 3 in the West Virginia Building.

The State Fair Event Center is a 200-acre multi-purpose meeting and exposition facility providing a wide variety of event rental opportunities and hosting over 300 events annually.

For more information, please visit, or follow fair events on Facebook and Twitter.

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