2022 Newport Agricultural Fair - Day One
Venue: Newport Community Center, Newport
Date: Friday, August 12, 2022
Time: 4:00 - 11:00 PM
Event Types: Music, Food, Miscellaneous, Family Friendly, Arts & Theatre
Cost:
Adults: $4.00
Children Ages 6-12: $3.00
Children 5 & Under: Free

Description:
The 87th Newport Agricultural Fair will be held on Friday, August 12, 2022 and Saturday, August 13, 2022 on the grounds of the Newport Recreation Center in Giles County, VA.

Friday Schedule:
• 4:00-8:00 PM: Exhibit Entries
• 5:00 PM: Livestock Show
• 6:00 PM: Children's Pet Show
• 8:00 PM: Newport Pageant
• 8:00 PM: Draft Horse Pull
• 8:00 PM: Judging of Exhibits
• 8:00 PM: Live Music from Tender Mercies

The Newport Agricultural Fair will celebrate its 87th birthday this year making it the oldest continuous agricultural fair in the state of Virginia. Built on traditions, celebrating life the way it was, and blending a touch of the past with our present while teaching others for the future.

Enjoy lots of traditional agriculture fair contest categories to enter including produce, baking, sewing & fancy work, flower show, arts, crafts & hobbies, along with good food, live music, displays, vendors, friends and community!

Admission to the Fair is $4.00 for adults, $3.00 for kids ages 6-12 and ages 5 & under are free.

All exhibits will be located downstairs and in the Rescue Squad Hall.

The Newport Pageant will be held in the Community Center Auditorium featuring contestants from ages 3-18. Admission to the Newport Pageant is $2.00 for adults and $1.00 for children.

The Children's Pet Show is for any child 18 & under featuring a wide variety of animals including dogs, cats, rabbits and more under a variety of categories. Prizes awarded.

There will be a shuttle bus running from the First Christian Church to the Newport Ball Park on Friday from 6:00 PM until midnight and Saturday from 9:00 AM until midnight and the bus is handicap accessible. There will be limited handicap parking at the Rec Center. There will be additional handicap parking at the Ball Field.

In case of rain, only individual outdoor events may be affected, all other events will proceed as scheduled.

All pets entering the fairgrounds must be caged or leashed.

To view the Saturday event listing, visit: http://www.nextthreedays.com/FeaturedEventDetails.cfm?E=651403.

To view the 2022 Fair Book, visit: http://www.newportagriculturalfair.com/Books/fair_book.pdf.

To view the flyer and schedule, visit: https://imgur.com/n7r0qgS.

For more information, visit: http://www.newportagriculturalfair.com/ or https://www.facebook.com/newportagriculturalfair/.
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