Welcome to The Meadow
The Meadow Event Park in Caroline County, Virginia, is rich in history and an adaptable event space. Located just minutes from Richmond and Fredericksburg, an easy drive from Hampton Roads/Virginia Beach and a straight shot from the D.C. area, The Meadow Event Park attracts guests from throughout the commonwealth.
Thoroughbred racing legend Secretariat was born here in 1970. Three years later he blazed his way into Triple Crown history. Today his birthplace is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and the Virginia Landmarks Register. Narrated tours are given year-round by appointment.
Since then, The Meadow has transformed from a family farm to a multi-purpose venue that is home to the State Fair of Virginia and other notable events. The 331-acre property features a mixture of original structures and newly constructed facilities.
State Fair of Virginia
September 27 – October 6
The State Fair of Virginia is a Celebration that brings together the best of Virginia in one place, so, for ten days, everyone can expereince and celebrate the Commonwealth.
Enjoy makers, artists and generations of Virginians. Indulge in Virginia crab cakes, craft beer and peanuts. Listen to Virginia Mountain music, latina salsa and rock’n’roll favorites. Visit with Virginia farmers and encounter cows, chickens and racing pigs.
The State Fair is where the peoplle, products and culture from all corners of our Commonwealth are brought together for 10 days of celebration.
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