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2019 Special Events

Black Tie & Boots

2019 Black Tie & Boots—Mingle at The Meadow—A VIP preview-night celebration of the State Fair of Virginia will be held Thursday, Sept. 26, and will feature live music by Honky Tonk Heroes, fair-style surprises, fabulous live and silent auction items, award-winning Virginia wines, an open bar and heavy hors d’oeuvres. Find the full menu HERE.


Interested in making a donation to help raise scholarship funds? Find details HERE.

Thank you to the Black Tie & Boots Sponsors

Blue Ribbon Craft Beer Fest

The Blue Ribbon Craft Beer Fest will take place Oct. 5 from 2pm-7pm. Attendees will receive a souvenir tasting glass and enjoy unlimited 4 ounce tastings from over 20 Virginia breweries. Participating breweries are updated weekly.

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 products while listening to live music.

Tickets are $30 and include fair admission, or $20 for beer event only (separate admission required.)
Tickets to the event can be purchased day of (if available) at the fair for $25. Fair admission must be purchased seperately.
Presented by Loudoun County
Participating breweries:

1781 Brewing Co. Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery
Starr Hill Brewery Wasserhund Brewing Company
Decipher Brewing Pipe Aleworks
Legend Brewing Co. Old House Brewing
Parkway Brewing Co. The Farm Brewery at Broad Run
St. George Brewing Company Bingo Beer
The Vangaurd Brewpub & Distillery Brothers Craft Brewing
Dirt Farm Brewing Adventure Brewing
Black Narrows Brewing Company Spencer Devon Brewing
Coelacanth Brewing

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