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4-H Day at the State Fair

red, blue and yellow ribbons hanging from an animal stall at fair

Join 4-H families from across the state for "Unforgettable Fun" on the first Friday of the State Fair of West Virginia! Acquaint yourself with all the fair has to offer by completing the State Fair scavenger hunt. Enjoy the carnival rides, fabulous food options, free grounds entertainment and attractions throughout the day. Check out the State Fair's Top 10 List and make your own top 10 list to share at our 4-H Council Circle on Friday evening.

Date: Friday, August 10, 2018


  • $15 per person
  • 4-H members who entered a presentation or public speech for the 2018 Virtual State 4-H Day will receive a discount code to participate in this event for FREE!

Event Details:

  • The cost includes gate admission, a Big Pass valid for 6 hours of unlimited rides from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and a pair of 4-H sunglasses.
  • Tickets will be available for pick up at a designated 4-H event table located outside of Gate #1 between 9 and 11 a.m. on Friday, August 10. Tickets WILL NOT be mailed.
  • To receive your Big Pass, participants must complete the fair scavenger hunt arranged by the State Fair of West Virginia. There will be a designated location for you to return completed scavenger hunt papers and receive your Big Pass.
  • All ticket payments will be collected through credit card or debit card at the time of purchase through the online site (no cash, checks or invoicing).

Tentative Schedule:

  • 9 -11 a.m. - Ticket pick up outside of Gate #1
  • 9 a.m. until complete - State Fair Scavenger Hunt
  • 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Big Pass valid for 6 hours of unlimited carnival rides
  • 5:30 p.m. - State 4-H Presentation and Public Speech award ceremony
  • 6:30 p.m. - Council Circle

Registration and fees will be collected through eCommerce. Ticket sales begin Monday, May 14, 2018, and will remain open until Friday, July 20, 2018.

Register for 4-H Day at the State Fair