These 7 Virginia County Fairs Are The Perfect End To An Unforgettable Summer

Those who’ve experienced a county fair in Virginia understand that they hold a special place in our hearts. More than the beloved corndogs and over-sized stuffed animals, these fairs provide a sense of community, joy, and are a timeless way to celebrate summer. If you’ve never been to a county fair, this list will provide you with the places to get started. So set aside a summer evening, gather friends and family, and try not to eat too much cotton candy before heading towards the ferris wheel.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

With so many fairs in Virginia, we know we only scratched the surface with our list. So we’d love to hear from you: which are your favorite county fairs to attend? And if you’re looking to make the most of these fleeting summer days, here are 12 Picture-Perfect Summer Activities for you to try.