The Fair is…HERE!

The Isle of Wight County Fair opens this Thursday, September 14th at Heritage Park in Windsor, and runs through Sunday, September 17th.

The Fair always offers outstanding musical entertainment and this year is no exception. Kicking off the music on the Duke Automotive Stage at 5:00 p.m on Friday is Branch and Dean, followed at 7:00 p.m. by Smithfield and 9:00 p.m. by Midland. Harley Boone entertains at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, followed by Parmalee at 9:00 p.m. And there will be musical performances throughout the Fair on the Blackwater River Stage.

For the family, there’s the Pork Chop Review – an awesome display of the smartest swine, Hansen’s Spectacular Acrobatic Sensations featuring five different acts and the Agri-Puppets Show, teaching young and old alike the importance of farming, animals and agriculture.

Family-a-Fair_by_AlysonWrightMiles HDROf course, the ever-popular Mid-Way returns. Along with the much-loved Ferris wheel and other Mid-Way thrills, there be pony and camel rides, monster truck and mechanical bull rides, and face painting. You can purchase Mid-Way tickets online for a reduced cost or at the fair. Check the fair website for more information.

Competitions will include fair-favorites the 4H competition, agriculture, heritage, livestock, a corn hole tournament, hay bale decorating contest and talent show!

True Grit Rodeo Company will present the 2017 Championship Rodeo on Friday and Saturday with awards presented on Sunday. Enjoy barrel racing and “mini” bull riding.

The Antique Tractor Pull will be held on Saturday beginning at 10:00 a.m. and will feature A, B and C classes, as well as 2750 – 12,000 lb classes.

Car Show redReturning this year…the Custom Car Show on Sunday, September 17 from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Register your showcase car, truck, van or motorcycle. The show is sponsored by the Daniels Performance Group.

New in 2017 – the famous “World’s Largest Demolition Derby”is open to competitors in four, six and eight cylinder classes. Show time is 3:00 p.m on Sunday, September 17.

Fan of seafood? Enjoy some pre-fair fun at Seafood Fest on Wednesday, September 13 from 4-9 pm. The Entertainers will provide the entertainment for this all-you-can-eat seafood buffet with adult beverages. Advance Sale Tickets are $30, and $35 at the gate.

Admission is $10 per person for adults & children (ages 13 and up). Children 6 to 12 years are $5 and those 5 and under are FREE! Visit the fair websiteto find out about “Carload Night,” “Friday Specials” for elementary school children and seniors, two and three-day passes, and “Military Appreciation Day” on Sunday when the price with Military ID is only $5.00

To purchase your tickets online, or for more information, go to

Heritage Park is located at 21311 Courthouse Highway in Windsor, Virginia.

2017 Fair Sponsors: Farmers Bank, Duke Automotive, Blair Brothers, Sunbelt Rentals, White Oak Equipment, Bayport Credit Union, Yelp Hampton Roads, & Coastal RV