Last day to purchase advance tickets for State Fair

Last day to purchase advance tickets for State Fair

DOSWELL, VA (WWBT) - Thursday, September 24, is the last day to purchase advance tickets at a reduced rate for The State Fair of Virginia.

Advance ticket sales close at 11:59 p.m. Thursday night.

The State Fair of Virginia will also offer a special "5 after 5" on opening day. This special allows customers to purchase an unlimited ride wrist band for $5 after 5 pm on Friday. This special can only be purchased at the State Fair of Virginia.

Gates open at 10 a.m. on opening day, Friday, September 25 at Meadow Event Park in Doswell.

There will be numerous attractions, over 2,500 animals, a "kidway" for the children, a "Midway" for teens and adults and of course the fair favorites, the food. The State Fair has always been a great place to indulge in guilty pleasures like funnel cakes, turkey legs, and fried Oreos... but this year they have outdone themselves with deep fried butter.

The State Fair of Virginia will run through Sunday, October 4.

Hours of operation:

Sunday- Thursday: 10 a.m.- 9 p.m.

Friday & Saturday:  10 a.m. - 10 p.m.

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