2014 Fair Schedule

NEW RIVER VALLEY FAIR: JULY 21 – 26, 2014

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FREE daily shows starting Tuesday with theTeeny Weeny Circus

  • Buffalo Beal’spetting zoo (www.buffalobeals.com)
  • Camel and pony ridesavailable and alsoRaging Bull Entertainment- mechanical bull riding
  • Special appearance by the Virginia Tech Hokie Bird- Sponsored by Magic Mart of Pulaski
  • Special appearances by Techtrons (tron-nation.com)
  • The Boogie Woogie Man” Jimmy Valiant, Volvo Trucks display, and Zumba all week

 

Exhibits open 5 pm- Mon., Wed., Thurs., & Fri. and 2 pm- Tues. & Sat. during Fair week

Farris Building Exhibit Hall- Sponsored by Red Sun Farms

Registration for Fair Premium Catalog entries- FARRIS BUILDING TICKET BOOTH AT THE MAIN GATE.

Only NON-PERISHABLE(i.e. art, photography, crafts, canned goods, etc.) entries will be checked in 10am-2pm, Saturday, July 19, 2014.

BOTH NON-PERISHABLE AND PERISHABLEentries will be taken on Sunday, July 20, 10am- 2pm (ex. fresh produce, baked goods, cut flowers, etc.).

Entries must be picked up 2-4 pm, Sunday, July 27, 2014.


MONDAY, JULY 21st  sponsored by Pepsi

5:00 pm        Gates and rides open

Gate Admission: Adults $7, children 7-11 $3, child 6 & under FREE– ONLY MONDAY FREE gate admission to wristband wearer purchased AT MAIN GATE ONLY .

Pay –One-Price Wristband: $20 or individual ride tickets available. Singles $1.00. Sheets of (24) tickets $20.00. Rides require 3-5 tickets per ride. www.colerides.com

7:00 pm       National Anthem by Moriah Hinton- Bud Walsh Arena

7:30 pm       Nationwide Demolition Derby (nationwidedemoderby.com) presented by 98.1FM Blue Ridge Country-                                    Bud Walsh Arena-Grandstand FREE

(click here for demolition derby entry form)


TUESDAY, JULY 22nd sponsored by HT Bowling, Inc.

2:00 pm       Gates, Wysor Bldg, and rides open

FREE GATE ADMISSION 2-3 pm ONLY. After 3pm Adults $5, Seniors 62+ $3, children 7-11 $3, child 6 & under FREE.

Pay-One Price Wristband- $17 or individual ride tickets available . Singles $1.00. Sheets of (24) tickets $20.00. Rides require 3-5 tickets per ride. www.colerides.com

5:30 pm        4-H Share the Fun Talent Showcase- Wysor Bldg. Free Stage

7:00 pm        Presentation of the New River Valley Fair Farmer of the Year Award sponsored by Farm Credit of the Virginias-Bud Walsh Arena

7:00 pm        Horse Pull- Bud Walsh Arena- Grandstand FREE

8:00 pm        Legacy presented by NASH-FM 107.1 -Back Porch Stage-FREE Admission


WEDNESDAY, JULY 23rd

5:00 pm    Gates and Rides open

Gate Admission: Adults $5, children 7-11 $3, child 6 & under FREE. Can be purchased in advance.

Pay-One-Price Wristband: $20 or individual ride tickets available. Singles $1.00. Sheets of (24) tickets $20.00. Rides require 3-5 tickets per ride. www.colerides.com

7:00 pm    Pet Show- Richardson Bldg.

7:00 pm   Praize Hymn Gospel Concert featuring The Glorylanders, Larnell Starkey & The Spiritual Seven, The Gravel Road, and Fairlawn Church of God Sanctuary Choir- Bud Walsh Arena- Admission $5 Adults. Can be purchased in advance. Child 6 & under: FREE

8:00 pm   Buck Nelson Band presented by NASH-FM 107.1 -Back Porch Stage -FREE Admission


THURSDAY, JULY 24th

5:00 pm   Gates and Rides open

Gate Admission: Adults $5, children 7-11 $3, child 6 & under FREE. Can be purchased in advance.

Pay-One-Price-Wristband: $20 or individual ride tickets available. Singles $1.00. Sheets of (24) tickets $20.00. Rides require 3-5 tickets per ride. www.colerides.com

6:30 pm   Children’s Royalty Contest- Wysor Bldg. Free Stage

7:00 pm Beach Night with The Tams (www.thetams.com) – Bud Walsh Arena – FREE admission


FRIDAY, JULY 25th sponsored by Meade Tractor of Christiansburg

5:00 pm       Gates and rides open

Gate Admission: Adults $5, children 7-11 $3, child 6 & under FREE. Can be purchased in advance.

Pay-One-Price Wristband: $20 or individual ride tickets available. Singles $1.00. Sheets of (24) tickets $20.00. Rides require 3-5 tickets per ride. www.colerides.com

6:00 pm     Cutest Baby Contest- Wysor Bldg. Free Stage

7:00 pm     Twins Contest- Wysor Bldg. Free Stage

7:00 pm     ARMA Lawnmower Racing (racingmower.net) presented by NASH-FM 107.1-- Bud Walsh Arena-Grandstand $5. Can be purchased in advance. Child 6 & under: FREE 

8:00 pm      Ride’n Shotgun Band presented by NASH-FM 107.1 -Back Porch Stage – FREE admission


SATURDAY, JULY 26th sponsored by Southern States of Christiansburg & Wythe Co.

2:00 pm  Gates, Wysor Bldg, and rides open

FREE GATE ADMISSION 2-3 pm ONLY. After 3pm Adults $5, Seniors 62+ $3, children 7-11 $3, child 6 & under FREE.

Pay- One-Price Wristband 2-5pm only $17; AFTER 5pm till closing $20, or individual ride tickets available . Singles $1.00. Sheets of (24) tickets $20.00. Rides require 3-5 tickets per ride. www.colerides.com

4:30 pm     Diaper Derby- Wysor Bldg. Free Stage

5:00 pm     Appalachian Hoedowners – Wysor Bldg. Free Stage

6:00 pm     Cutest Little Farmer Contest- Wysor Bldg. Free Stage

7:00 pm     Duck Dynasty Character Look-A -Like Contest- Wysor Bldg. Free Stage

7:00 pm    Treadway Rodeo: Bull Riding & Barrel Racing- Bud Walsh Arena- Grandstand $8. Can be purchased in advance.

8:00 pm     Blues Brothers & Cher Tribute presented by 98.1FM Blue Ridge Country-Back Porch Stage-FREE  admission

 


 

Come out and grab a bite! We have all the Fair food favorites: fried oreos, cotton candy, candy apples, elephant ears, popcorn, shaved ice plus the unique!


  • Bolt Milling Co.- freshly made ice cream
  • Donna Surber Catering: turkey legs, tornado potatoes, blooming onions, hamburgers, lemonade, deserts, & more
  • Dublin Radford Ruritan- hot dogs, hamburgers, fries, funnel cakes
  • The Galax Smokehouse- BBQ & the fixins
  • Java Hut Express-specialty coffees, frappuccinos, lattes, cappuccinos, milkshakes, mini donuts, & more 
  • The Famous LION DOG
  • Mike’s- philly steaks, hot dogs, waffles & toppings, polish sausages, cakes & desserts
  • Snowville Ruritans- hot dogs, hamburgers, fries, nachos, BBQ
  • VFW- breakfast, hamburgers, pinto beans, cornbread, chicken sandwiches, BBQ, slaw
  • VFW Ladies Auxillary- ice cream, hot fudge cake & strawberry shortcake sundaes