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Black Tie & Boots - Sept. 22, 2023

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Join us in your tuxedo, your cocktail dress or your starched jeans and throw on your favorite boots for a true Black Tie & Boots experience! Black Tie & Boots is a primary source of funding for the SFVA Scholarship Program, and all proceeds directly benefit hardworking youth with big dreams.

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Taste of Virginia

Come sample the Tastes of Virginia produced by Virginia's farmers and transformed into culinary delights by Celebrity Chefs at Meadow Hall.
Featured acclaimed chefs include chefs:

-Kip Poole (The Big Brunch, Guy's Grocery Games),
-Tammy Brawley (Real Virginia, Green Kitchen) and
-Antwon Brinson
-Leah Branch (Style Weekly’s 40 Under 40, Cooking Channel’s “Sugar Showdown” and Executive Chef at The Roosevelt)
-Steve Glenn (Finalist on Gordon Ramsay’s “Hell’s Kitchen”, Executive Chef at The Underground Kitchen)
-Kaniyah Cary (Food Network’s Kids Baking Champion Season 3 top 3 contestants, Kids Grilling Invitational, owner KC’s Buttercream Sweet Shoppe)
-Mike Lindsey (Owner/Founder/Executive Chef of Lindsey Food Group with restaurants such as Lille Pearl, Buttermilk and Honey, and Bully Burger)

Guests will have the chance to taste delectable food, brews, wines, and cocktails provided by some of Virginia's finest. Join the movement to connect children to agriculture and support the Virginia Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom and the State Fair of VA Scholarship program.

*Only 250 tickets available!

"Early Bird Special":
August 1 -September 1 - $75each.
After September 1 - $100 each or $150 per couple
Ticket includes entry to Taste of VA, fair entry, premium parking, and access to live music on the Main Stage.

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Blue Ribbon Craft Beer Fest

The Blue Ribbon Craft Beer Fest is an event-within-an event at the 2023 State Fair. Attendees will enjoy unlimited 4 ounce tastings from over 15 Virginia craft breweries and delicious food pairings provided by Publix. This event is a partnership between the Virginia Craft Brewers Guild and State Fair of Virginia to celebrate the booming independent craft beer industry in the state and introduce a new audience to this unique agricultural product. Fest attendees will have the opportunity to interact with owners, brewers and representatives from throughout the commonwealth and enjoy their fantastic brews.

One day Blue Ribbon Craft Beer Fest tickets may be purchased in advance beginning on September 1 for $40 by visiting the link below (includes fair gate admission), and at the Blue Ribbon Craft Beer Fest tent for $30 the day of the event (fair gate admission not included) . All Blue Ribbon Craft Beer Fest ticket holders must be 21 years of age or older and show valid ID before receiving a wristband and tasting glass. Non-drinking attendees and those under 21 may accompany Blue Ribbon Craft Beer Fest ticket holders into the tent but will not receive a tasting glass. Participating breweries include:

  • Dancing Kilt Brewery
  • Strangeways Brewing – Fredericksburg
  • Strangeways Brewing – Richmond
  • New Realm Brewing
  • Lost Barrel Brewing
  • Dragon Run Brewing
  • Port City Brewing
  • St. George Brewing
  • 6 Bears & A Goat Brewing
Buy your tickets here!

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