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Food & Drink

Do yourself a favor and come hungry to the fair this year. Not only are we bringing back many of the delicious foods found at last year's fair, we're also offering 13 new treats to tantalize your taste buds. 

New food at the fair!

S'mores Cobbler 

An Apple A Day (Festival Loop)

Crab and Blue Cheese Burgers

Angel's Shaved Ice (Festival Loop)

Hawaiian Tropic Smoothie

Coffee Cup Café (Festival Loop)

Chocolate-dipped Corn on the Cob

Country Folks Creamery (Harvest Landing)

Breakfast on a Stick

European Foods (Festival Loop)

Philly Tots 

Fun Time Foods (Festival Loop)

Country Rib on a Stick

Hog Wild BBQ (Festival Loop)

Buffalo "Bison" Burgers 

Hog Wild BBQ (Festival Loop)

Sweet Quesadillas

Island Smoothies (Equine Complex)

Strawberry Shortcake Donuts

Pelican Joe's (Meadow Pavilion/Harvest Landing)

Bacon Pretzel Dog

Pretzel Lady (Harvest Landing)

Bacon Ice Tea

Tiki Tea (Festival Loop/Harvest Landing)


Triple T Concessions (Harvest Landing)

This year's Virginia craft beers

In addition to Anheuser Busch products, fairgoers will find a selection of Virginia craft beers:

Virginia Midway

The official craft beer of the State Fair – an American pale wheat ale from Midnight Brewery in Goochland County


A farmhouse-style ale from Ardent Craft Ales of Richmond

Virginia Apple Granny Smith Cider

From Bold Rock Hard Cider in Nelson County


A classic Munich fest beer from Center of the Universe Brewing Co. in Ashland

Pony Pasture

A Czech pilsner from Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery in Goochland County

Great Return

A West Coast-style IPA from Hardywood Park Craft Brewery in Richmond

Vienna Lager

From Devil’s Backbone Brewing Co. in Nelson County


An American pale ale from Starr Hill Brewery in Albemarle County

Lil’ Hellion

A Bavarian lager from Brothers Craft Brewing in Harrisonburg

El Guapo

An agave IPA from O’Connor Brewing Co. in Norfolk

Check out these additional food vendors 

An Apple A Day

Lemonade, Root Beer (Festival Loop)

An Apple A Day

Apple dumplings, pie, cider, sundaes, dips, water, soft drinks, root beer floats and coffee (Festival Loop)

Angel’s Shaved Ice

Tropical Sno shaved ice, grilled cheese, french fries, flavored lemonade and Dasani water (Festival Loop)


Bacon on a stick, chocolate-covered bacon, bacon s'mores, bacon-wrapped sausage, bacon-wrapped grill cheese, bacon bourbon chicken, 50/50 burger, flavored lemonade, frozen iced tea and frozen lemonade (Harvest Landing)

Buffalo Wild Wings

Buffalo wings, fries and drinks (Festival Loop)

Candy Man

Bulk candy (Festival Loop)

Carnival Eats and Treats, LLC

Homemade pretzel variety flavors, pretzel-wrapped hot dogs on a stick, nachos, fresh strawberry lemonade, soda and water. (Festival Loop)

Chan’s Concessions

Chicken on a stick, shrimp fried rice, veggie rice, lo mein noodles, egg rolls, soda, fresh-squeezed lemonade and water (Festival Loop)

Churros to Go

Churros cinnamon sticks with sugar, guava, chocolate, caramel or ice cream, Arepas (sweet corn sandwich), coffee, hot coco, iced coffee, hot tea, lemonade, fruit punch, soda and water (Harvest Landing)

Coach’s Coffee Cup

Coffee, hot chocolate, hand-dipped ice cream, cones, floats, soft drinks and water (Harvest Landing)

Coffee Cup Café

Espresso, latte, cappucino, brewed coffee, hot & iced tea, smoothies (frozen, blended and iced), Italian sodas, mocktails, frozen drinks and hot chocolate (Festival Loop)

Country Folks Creamery

Boiled and roasted peanuts, roasted corn on the cob and fresh-squeezed lemonade (Harvest Landing)

D&J Concessions

Fried (pecan, cherry or apple) pies, cheese cake, frozen cheese cake, fried pickles, Ho Hos, Twinkies, Oreos, candy bars, mac & cheese, peanut butter and jelly, fried cheeseburger on a stick, deep-fried Kool-Aid, funnel cakes, Krispy Kreme burger, ham biscuits, sloppy joes, fries and drinks (Festival Loop)

Dippin’ Dots

Dippin Dots ice-cream product, smoothies, taco banana split with toppings, lemonade, orangeade, energy drinks and milkshakes (Festival Loop)

Drury Enterprises

Mini-donuts, frozen banana on a stick dipped in chocolate and rolled in Reese's Pieces, nuts, coconut and sprinkles, frozen strawberries dipped in chocolate, freshed-brewed tea, lemonade, sodas, coffee, cocoa and water (Equine & Livestock Pavilion)

Drury Enterprises

Breakfast menu (Equine & Livestock Pavilion)

Fazackerley’s Fudge & Candy

Fudge and candy (Festival Loop)

Foley’s Concessions 

Loaded Texas steak burger, rib eye steak sandwich, corn dogs, hot dogs, french fries and beverages (Festival Loop)

Foley’s Concessions

Fried green tomato sandwich, reuben, pastrami, turkey, chicken, beef, Cheddar, salami, cheese sandwiches; bratwurst; corn dogs; chicken on a stick; cheese on a stick; chicken tenders; french fries; fried pickles; turkey legs; lemonade; tea; and hot chocolate (Festival Loop)

Ford Foods

Italian and Polish sausages, hamburgers, cheeseburgers, hot dogs, corn dogs, foot-longs, french fries and soft drinks (Festival Loop)

Fun Time Foods

Fresh-squeezed lemonade, hamburger sliders, garlic fries and Dominion Dogs (Festival Loop)

Fun Time Foods

Tater Tots with different toppings (Festival Loop)

German Roasted Nuts Inc.

German roasted nuts sold by small, medium, and large cones, as well as gift tins. (Farm Bureau Center/Festival Loop)

Griffs Catering Inc.

Strawberry lemonade (Harvest Landing)

Griffs Catering Inc.

Blooming onion (Festival Loop)

Griffs Catering Inc.

Cheddar nuggets, mozarella sticks, tomato soup, fried mushrooms and other cheese products (Festival Loop)

Griffs Catering Inc.

Pizza, stromboli, calzones, soft pretzels, soda, tea, punch, lemonade and water (Festival Loop)

Griffs Catering Inc.

Deep-fried brownies, Hoho's and Chips Ahoy cookies; Cinnabons; muffins and chocolate-covered pretzels (Festival Loop)

Hill Billy Soda

Old fashioned hand-crafted sodas; mugs and cups; refills available with fee; assorted flavors (Equine & Livestock Pavilion)

Hog Wild B-B-Q

Pulled pork barbecue, ribs, barbecue dinner plate, pulled chicken, turkey legs, hot dogs, kids' menu, roasted corn and cold drinks (Festival Loop)

Hog Wild B-B-Q

Pulled pork barbecue, ribs, barbecue dinner plate, pulled chicken, turkey legs, hot dogs, kids' menu, roasted corn and cold drinks (Equine & Livestock Pavilion)

Horn’s Homemade Ice Cream

Homemade ice cream, chocolate milk, Coke products and Dasani water (Harvest Landing)

Ice Kreme Mill Ltd.

Soft-serve ice cream (Festival Loop)

Island Smoothies & Coffee LLC

Hawaiian smoothies, Hawaiian shaved ice, Hawaiian coffee and hot chocolate (Equine & Livestock Pavilion)

K&R Concessions

French fries, hot dogs, corn dogs, nachos, soft drinks, hot chocolate, frozen daiquiris, pina coladas and fruit punch (Festival Loop)

O’Brien’s Food Service Enterprises Inc.

Italian sausage, Philly steak, corn dogs, hamburgers, turkey legs, brats, sweet potato fries and soft drinks (Festival Loop)

O’Brien’s Food Service Enterprises Inc.

Italian sausage, Philly steak, corn dogs, hamburgers, turkey legs, brats, steak on a stick, sweet potato fries, onion rings, fries and soft drinks (Festival Loop)

Old Texas Soda Company

32-ounce stainless steel mugs with free refills on soda all day (Festival Loop)

Old Texas Soda Company

32-ounce stainless steel mugs with free refills on soda all day (Harvest Landing)

Parnell Foods Inc.

Elephant ears and soft drinks (Festival Loop)

Paw Pa’s BBQ

Racks of ribs, chicken quarters, chicken wings, fish and chips, chicken tenders, chef salad, garden salad and drinks (Harvest Landing)

Paw Pa’s Seafood

Gator, shrimp boil, soft shell crab sandwich, crab cake sandwich, shrimp po boy, bang bang shrimp, shrimp on a stick, clam basket, catfish platter, oyster basket, jambalaya, chili lime corn, red beans and rice, salads and drinks (Festival Loop)

Pelican Joe’s Donuts LLC

Mini-donuts (Harvest Landing)

Pickle Barrel Sirloin Tips

Elephant ears, funnel cakes, deep-fried bubble gum, deep-fried cookie dough, deep-fried Reese's and deep-fried Oreos (Festival Loop)

Pickle Barrel Sirloin Tips

Sirloin tips, red skinned potatoes, onions, peppers, mushrooms, sweet tea and lemonade (Festival Loop)


Texas barbecue (beef, pork ribs, pork chops and chicken),  barbecue chicken, turkey legs, pork parfait, pork tenderloin, stuffed potatoes, sweet potatoes, prime rib, corn on the cob, fried green beans, pickles, mac & cheese, spiral fries, kid meals, blooming onion and lemonade (Festival Loop)

Ristick Concessions

Deep fried butter, bacon, pickles, Reeses, Swiss Rolls, Twinkies, Snickers, Oreos, funnel cakes and lemonade (Festival Loop)

Sidewalk Sundae

Chocolate nut sundaes, frozen chocolate-covered bananas, chocolate-covered strawberries, chocolate-covered cheesecake on a stick, root beer float, soft drinks and bottled water (Festival Loop)

Sidewalk Sundae

Chocolate nut sundaes, frozen chocolate-covered bananas, chocolate-covered strawberries, chocolate-covered cheesecake on a stick, root beer float, soft drinks and bottled water (Equine & Livestock Pavilion)

Simply Maple

Maple cotton candy, maple hard candies, maple syrup, maple jerky and maple lemonade (Festival Loop)

Smokie Mountain Hillbillie Kettle Korn

Kettle corn and funnel cakes (Equine & Livestock Pavilion)

Spaghetti Eddie’s Concessions

Pizza, spaghetti, pizza on a stick, salad, soft drinks and water (Festival Loop)

Sparky’s Crunchie Pig

Pork rinds, crab cakes, limeade, lemonade and water (Harvest Landing)

Strates Fine Foods

Italian and Polish sausages, Greek food, cinnamon buns, hot dogs, hamburgers, cheese steaks, corn dogs, french fries, pastries, soft drinks and coffee (Festival Loop)

SweetFrog Enterprises

Three flavors of frozen yogurt with a variety of toppings (Festival Loop)

Swift Concessions

Bacon-wrapped hot dogs, mac & cheese bacon dog, bacon corn dog, jalapeno corn dog, corn dog, nachos, bacon cheddar fries, fresh lemonade, sweet tea and soft drinks (Harvest Landing)

The Pretzel Lady Inc.

Hand-rolled pretzels, pretzel dogs, Coke fountain drinks and bottled water (Harvest Landing)

Tiki Tea

Iced tea (Festival Loop)

Tiki Tea

Iced tea (Festival Loop)

Tiki Tea

Iced tea (Harvest Landing)

Triple T Concessions

Italian sausages, hot dogs, hamburgers, philly cheese steak, chicken tenders, brats, french fries, chicken pitas and soft drinks (Harvest Landing)

Triple T Concessions

Corn dogs, blooming onion, curly and regular fries, nachos and drinks (Harvest Landing)

Uncle Dave’s Kettle Korn

Kettle corn (Harvest Landing)

Virginia State University

Catfish fry (Harvest Landing)

Virginia Tech Block & Bridle Club

Chicken, rib eye sandwich, lamb, pork, breakfast (bacon, egg and cheese) wrap (Equine & Livestock Pavilion)

Wensil’s Concessions

Funnel cakes with toppings, fried Oreo cookies, soft drinks, lemonade, coffee and tea (Festival Loop)

Wensil’s Concessions

Funnel cakes with toppings, fried Oreo cookies, soft drinks, lemonade, coffee and tea (Festival Loop)

Wilson Enterprises

Funnel cakes and lemonade (Festival Loop)

Wilson Enterprises

Fried dough, elephant ears, deep-fried Oreos, funnel cakes, pumpkin funnel cakes and lemonade (Harvest Landing)

Wilson Enterprises

Pizza, tacos, calzones, philly steaks and soft drinks (Harvest Landing)