Annual County Fair Held in Loudoun County at the End of July

Annual County Fair Held in Loudoun County at the End of July

The Annual Loudoun County Fair is only a few days away. Residents of Leesburg as well as regular visitors will once again get to enjoy a yearly treat of entertainment and fun activities for one entire week. Starting on Monday, July 29, with pre-fair activities on July 28, the Loudoun County Fairgounds will open its gates to welcome fair enthusiasts for a day of shows, games, and lots of fun.

On opening day, July 29, some of the highlights of the fair will include the Fair Dedication & Opening Ceremony, Corn on the Cob Eating Contest, and Stoney Roberts Demolition Derby.

Tuesday, July 30, will feature events like sheep showmanship, the egg toss contest, swine showmanship, k9’s in Flight-Frisbee Dog Entertainment, Fast Action Motor Sports, and the 1st Virginia Cowboy Mounted Shooting Demonstration.

On Wednesday, July 31, some of the events will include an open pet show, an Oreo stacking contest, “Life on the Farm” with Farmer Tom, Ownership Sheep Breed Show, and live entertainment with Chris Winward.

On Thursday, August 1, there will be bingo for senior citizens as well as Horse Demonstration, Poultry Showmanship, Rabbit Show, and the Pie Eating Contest.

Everyone will enjoy Friday, August 2, with shows such as Bunny Dress Up, Round Robin Competition, Watermelon Eating Contest, and the Livestock Auction.

The last day of the fair will host shows including Livestock Obstacle Course, Wildlife Ambassador’s Children’s Show, Super Farmer Competition, and Kiss-a-Pig Contest.

The Loudoun County Fair will be open to all with an admission of $10 for adults and $5 for children between 6 and 12 years of age. Weekly passes will cost $25 per adult and $10 for children between 6 and 12. Children below 6 are free of charge.

Dorri Scott
Loudoun Woman Magazine

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