Celebrate all your favorite farm animals at the fair! Many of the animals at the fair are competing to be considreed the Best of Virginia. Hardworking adults and youth come from all over the Commonwealth to compete. These competitions take place on the Southside of the property in Livestock Loop.
While Young MacDonald's Farm presented by Farm Credit, in Harvest Landing, is always full of your favorite farm critters, the information below shares the most ideal times to see additional animals at the fair.
Best Days to see Livestock at the State Fair:
Friday September 27th all day thru Sunday September 29th at 4:00pm (Dairy Cattle, Dairy Goats, Boer Goats)
Tuesday October 1st all day thru Wednesday October 2nd until 4:00pm (Sheep & Beef Cattle)
Thursday October 3rd all day thru Sunday October 6th until 2:00pm(Beef Cattle, Lambs, Meat Goats & Hogs)