GRAYSON COUNTY

AGRICULTURAL FAIR

The 2nd Friday & Saturday of August

Fun for all ages!

ABOUT US:

Making Life Fun

Grayson County has deep roots as an agricultural County, and its primary economic assets are its many beautiful farms. This Fair was started in 2018 in conjunction with the youth livestock show to help display to Grayson County’s citizens as well as the many visitors to the county how important agriculture has been for our county, and how important it is for our prosperity in the future.


ENTER THE LIVESTOCK SHOW

ENTER THE POSTER COMPETITION

DOG SHOW INFORMATION

Schedule of Events

Vendor Set-up Schedule:

Thursday, August 11: 12 noon to 6pm

Friday, August 12: 7-8:30am

Saturday, August 13: 7-8:30am


General Competition Entries Accepted Wednesday

August 10: 3-7pm

General Competition Judging

Thursday morning August 11

Daily Events
  • Quilting Crafts
  • Pony Rides
  • Honey Bee Exhibit
  • Food Concessions
  • Commercial Exhibitors
  • Livestock Exhibits
  • Fair Exhibits
Friday August 12th

9:00am: Fair Opens to Public

10:00 am: Stockman’s Contest

12:00 pm: Dog Show Check-in

12:30 pm: Dog Show

4:00 pm: Swine Show

6:00 pm: Goat & Poultry Sows

7:00 pm: Dairy Show

Saturday August 13th

9:00am: Fair Opens to Public

10:00 am: Beef Cattle Show

12:00 pm: Sheep Show


ENTER OUR

HONEY SHOW

Photos from 2022 Honey Show

FAIR ACTIVITIES

This year the Fair will have several different Fair games for kids and family to enjoy.

Come out to test your skills at the Annual Grayson County Agricultural Fair!

LIVESTOCK SHOW

Come enjoy our annual Livestock Show! Whether you are competing or just coming to enjoy the spectacle of the show this years competition is sure to excite!

EXHIBITS

While you are enjoying the livestock show and everything else the Fair has to offer, take a trip around to our many exhibitors and learn everything there is to know about farming in Grayson County.

FAIR GAMES

This year the Fair will have several fair games for kids and family to enjoy. Come out and test your skills at all of our challenging and fun fair games.

Questions about

the Livestock Show:

Kevin Spurlin



Questions about

the Ag Fair:

Terry Dunlevy


Fair Location:

Bottomley’s Evergreens and Farm

10278 Elk Creek Pkwy, Elk Creek, VA

Interested in Volunteering

Send us an email


Grayson County Fair Honey Show Rules

Purpose

  • To let public know about honey producers in the local area
  • To improve quality of honey produced locally
  • To introduce competitiveness forum to & for beekeepers

General Rules

  • All entries MUST BE produced and bottled after Jan 31.
  • One entry for each class of honey may be made by an individual, family, or apiary.
  • Rules for each class will apply.
  • Identifying labels will be forbidden. Entries will receive a number by exhibit committee.
  • Exhibitor must choose which classes to place entries. Judges may adjust classes at their discretion.

Criteria:

The Honey Show judging criteria will reflect the skill of participant. Color and flavor of local honey will be important. Alteration of color or flavor will be reason for disqualification. The Honey Show judges may be professors of apiculture, or students of apiculture under a professor’s supervision, blue‐ribbon winners of regional or state honey shows. Judges must completely fill out all score cards. Should an entry be disqualified, the judge(s) must state the reason for disqualification. Judges will break all ties, and decisions of judges is final. Exhibitors will receive score cards after end of competition.

Disclaimer:

GCFC and judges will NOT be liable for damage to product; however, due care will be taken during display and judging. Exhibitors enter items at their own risk. Time permitting, judges may hold an open discussion open to the public after the show.