Annual Fair in Jefferson County, WV
August is almost here and with it brings the moment we've been waiting for all summer--the 64th annual Jefferson County Fair! If you're new to the area, you'll quickly learn that the fair is a highly anticipated event, and for good reason. Find out more below!
Running an entire week from August 21 to August 27 this year, the fair includes a plethora of fun activities for young and old alike. Perfect for families, date nights, and meeting up with friends, the Jefferson County Fair has everything from a livestock show, mud bogging, and monster truck show to sports competitions, a horse show and a tractor pull show. You can enjoy the fairgrounds where there are tons of exciting rides like a ferris wheel and win prizes by playing games. Munch on funnel cake and kettle corn while you walk around!
In addition, there is the Miss Jefferson County Fair Contest, which begins on Sunday, August 21. Listen to great high school and middle school bands from Harpers Ferry, Shepherdstown and Charles Town, or stop by the rabbit judging, sheep dog demonstration, or kiddie tractor pull.
Want to get involved? There are a variety of hilarious eating games to participate in! Join the apple eating, marshmallow eating, or bubble blowing contests. On another day, try your hand at watermelon eating, doughnut eating, pudding eating, ice cream eating, and more. There's even a bull riding show!
Support local through the Jefferson CEO's Bake Sale, or the Ruritan Roast Beef Lunch. On Wednesday, August 24, the carnival is open all night for one price for families. For seniors, there is a free matinee, and kids and teens will love listening to the live bands, playing the water balloon toss, or watching the cornhole tournament.
Stop by the Jefferson County Fair website for a complete list of activities and events. Interested in buying a home in the area? Please contact ERA Liberty Realty today:304-728-2000 or 304-596-9372.