Schedule of Events

2024 Hampshire County Fair dates July 22-27

Wait till you read the calendar of events. It’s the best collection of music, song and comedy ever brought to the fairgrounds. Put these days on your calendar, rest up, put a couple of extra bucks in your pocket for cold drinks, wear comfortable shoes, and come ready to have a great time!

Sunday, July 21

2-6 p.m. Entry drop-off for Crop Barn Exhibits

Monday, July 22

10 a.m. Rabbit Showmanship & Judging followed by Lamb and Goat Showmanship & Judging

Gate: open 4 p.m.    $5

Rides: $15 – 6-10:30 p.m.

Queens pageant — 6 p.m.

Sponsored by Valley Health Hampshire Memorial Hospital

Tuesday, July 23

9 a.m. Hog Showmanship followed by Hog Judging

Gate: open 4 p.m.   $5

Rides: $10 – 6-10:30 p.m.

Little Prince and Princess Pageants — 6:30 p.m.

Sponsored by Jolin Concrete Inc. and Buckler Custom Homes

Wednesday, July 24

10 a.m. Feeder Calf & Breeding Heifer Showmanship & Judging

Gate: open 4 p.m.  $5

Rides: $15 – 6-10:30 p.m.

Cochran & Company — 7 p.m.                           Cochren & Co

Sponsored by L&M Market and Hometown Solutions

Special thanks to Gary’s Excavating and Riverside Auto Parts

Thursday, July 25

10 a.m. Market Beef Showmanship & Judging

Gate: open 4 p.m.   $1

Rides: $20 – 6-11 p.m.

Parade — 6:30 p.m.   Lineup 6 p.m.

Championship Pro Wrestling — 8 p.m. or after parade

Sponsored by A&W Wireless


Friday, July 26

Gate: open 4 p.m.   $5

Rides: $20 – 6-11 p.m.

Truck-Tractor Pull — 6 p.m.

Sponsored by SB & Sons Contracting, Gary’s Excavating, IMS Diesel Repair

Ronnie Wolford and 50 West –       Ronnie Wolford & 50 West7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

Sponsored by The Bank of Romney

Saturday, July 27

Gate: open 1 p.m.   $5

Rides:$20 – 6-11 p.m.

Car Show — 9 a.m.

Sponsored by Judy’s Mobile Home

Mud Bogg — 3 p.m.                                                   0717 fair MUD BOG

Sponsored by Ed Shoemaker and Virginia Riggers

Livestock Auction — 5 p.m.

Phil Urban — 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.                             Phil Urban  

Sponsored by FNB Bank, Alkire Rental Properties Inc., North River Farm and North River, Romney and Slanesville Ruritan Clubs

Fireworks Show — 10 p.m.

Sponsored by Mountain Man Fireworks

Sunday, July 28

9 a.m. 4-H and FFA Horse Show

Free parking/free shuttle service: On Wednesday 5-10 p.m. and Saturday 5-11 p.m. Potomac Valley Transit Authority will provide free shuttles from Hope Christian Church to the top gate at the fairgrounds. Shuttles are wheelchair-accessible. Shuttles will run approximately every 15 minutes.

Parade: No sign-up necessary — just show up. Smaller vehicles line up on Sol Shanholtz Road. Larger vehicles line up in the Augusta Auto Parts/Hometown Solutions Parking lot.

The Bank of Romney is providing an ATM in the Main Dining Hall.