Fredericksburg Agricultural Fair

July 15th, 2019 by

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In 1738, The Fredericksburg Agricultural Fair was first held to sell cattle, provisions, goods, wares, and merchandise. Now, 281 years later, the fair continues, though it does look a bit different than it used to!

If you live in Fredericksburg or will be visiting on July 26-August 4, you have to come out to the fair and see it in action. It will take place at the Fredericksburg Fairgrounds, 2400 Airport Avenue, Fredericksburg, VA 22401.

Activities

As always, there will be tons of attractions ready for goers. Here are just a few:

  • Agricadabra Magic Show, led by Brad Matchett
  • Petting Zoo, Pony & Camel Rides by the Rockin A Ranch
  • The Real Deal Band performing live on Saturday, July 27
  • Memories of Elvis by Michael Hoover performing live on Sunday, August 4
  • Brad Matchett Comedy Hypnotist, performing a family-friendly Vegas-style hypnosis show
  • An assortment of amusement rides provided by Degeller’s Midway

Some days also have a theme: Saturday, July 27 – Military Appreciation Day; Monday, July 29 – Law Enforcement/First Responders Appreciation Night; Tuesday, July 30 – $5.00 Tuesday; Wednesday, July 31 – College Night; Thursday, August 1 – Educators Appreciation Night.

Food

What’s the best part of any fair? The food! From BBQ to seafood to staple fair snacks, it’s all covered here in Fredericksburg. Keep reading to see what bites you can be expecting:

You might also like: Celebrate America’s History At Belle Grove Plantation

Tickets

Feeling excited to share in the experience? Here’s your chance to check out ticket prices! Credit cards will be accepted at all gates. Kids 3 and under will get in for free, ages 4-59 will pay $10, and ages 60 and up will pay $6.

 

 

 

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