Join us for Fayetteville Farm Days from August 24th - 26th. Our main event will be Saturday, August 25 from 9am to 1pm at the Fayetteville Convention & Visitors Bureau. This event will feature many of our local farms in the area. Meet local farmers; enjoy farm demonstrations, crafts, and fun activities for the kids. The Fayetteville Farmers Market will also be going on from 7:30am -11:30am. New to this year, we will be hosting Fayette County farm tours. Participating farms will be opening up for public tours on August 24 and Sunday, August 26th. Stay tuned for our farm tour schedule. Head over to one of our amazing restaurants in town to enjoy a farm-to-fork meal. Participating Fayetteville restaurants will be running specials featuring farm fresh ingredients. We are looking for farmers to represent their local farms or for farmers willing to offer hands-on demos at the event. For more information, email Tabitha@visitfayettevillewv.com or call 304-574-1500.
Enjoy a parade, indoor, and outdoor events such as a pageant, exhibits, car show, livestock, vendors and much more.
The State Fair of West Virginia is the quintessential summer activity. The offerings run from the agricultural to the acrobatic, in the largest multi-day celebration in West Virginia. The State Fair of West Virginia constantly reinvents its successful formula with a new theme each year and new performances and exhibits. Each year features special ticketed performances by big name musical acts, which in past years have included the iconic country band, Alabama and popular Bluegrass singer, Allison Krauss. The free family entertainment also changes yearly with past popular acts featuring dare-devil motorcyclists, trained wolves, magic acts and wild tigers.
The West Central Beekeepers Association and the City of Spencer present the WCBA Honeybee Products Show. There will be seminars, vendors, and honey based foods available to discover. Come enjoy the time honored tradition of bee keeping and learn more.
On March 19, 15 maple producers and their partners from all across West Virginia will open their doors to the public. You’ll have a chance to see how the sweet water is harvested and turned into marketable products. You can sample the goodness, sit down for a maple meal, and purchase your favorite maple merchandise. The WV Maple Syrup Festival in Randolph County is also taking place on March 19. For more information on Mountain State Maple Day, log on to www.agriculture.wv.gov/divisions/marketinganddevelopment/Pages/Spotlight-on-Agriculture.aspx. To view a map of the maple syrup events near you, log on to http://wvtourism.com/maplesyrup/.