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West Virginia University at the State Fair of West Virginia

West Virginia University Building

Raffle and Prize Give Away at the WV Building Thursday, August 10
2 p.m. to 6 p.m.*

3 p.m. WVU Extension Service Cooking Demonstration (held daily) 

3:30 p.m. WVU Extension Game Show 
(August 10, 11, 12, 13, 17 and 18 only) 
How much do you know about WVU? In celebration of the 150th birthday of West Virginia University, we’ll be hosting a game show stocked with questions related to history, sports and other fun facts about our university.

5 p.m. Prize Giveaway (held daily) *Please note, building opens at 2 p.m. (official fair opening) on August 10 and closes at 5 p.m. on August 19.


Friday, August 11–Saturday, August 19
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Let’s go! Take a stroll through the WVU building where you can check out interactive exhibits, purchase licensed WVU gear from Zides and learn more about WVU.

Food Demonstration at the State Fair WV Building 10 a.m. Doors Open

11 a.m. WVU Extension Service Cooking Demonstration (held daily)

Noon Prize Drawing (held daily)

1 p.m. WVU Extension Game Show
(August 10, 11, 12, 13, 17 and 18 only)
How much do you know about WVU? In celebration of the 150th birthday of West Virginia University, we’ll be hosting a game show stocked with questions related to history, sports and other fun facts about our university.

3 p.m. WVU Extension Service Cooking Demonstration (held daily)

5 p.m. Prize Giveaway (held daily)


4-H and FFA Youth Livestock Competition
State Fair 4-H Livestock Competition - young firls showing their sheep

Through WVU Extension’s 4-H program, our youth participate in livestock projects throughout the year. These young people spend an incredible amount of time preparing for livestock shows, and the State Fair gives them an opportunity to showcase their hard work. Check out the State 4-H and FFA Junior Livestock Competition and show your support!

4-H Exhibits
Cecil H. Underwood Youth Center

Thousands of award-winning 4-H projects from West Virginia youth will be on display during the State Fair, including projects about food, rocketry and more!