2021 Fair Schedule

We're excited to offer a fun filled four day fair! Below is a tentative schedule for the 2021 fair! Be sure to check back for more updates!

2021 Bedford County Fair Schedule  


Thursday, October 14th 

9:30 AM – Educational Tours for Schools

2:00 PM – Student Tours End

3:00 PM - Fairground Opens for Vendor Move In


Friday, October 15th 

9:00 AM - Fairground Opens for Vendor Move In 

3:00 PM – Fairground and Midway Opens

6:00 PM – 4-H & FFA Livestock Show (Small Animals and Dairy Animals)

7:00 PM - Concert 

10:00 PM - Midway and Fairground Closes


Saturday, October 16th 

10:00 AM - Fairgrounds Open

12:00 PM - 4-H & FFA Livestock Show (Cattle, Sheep and Meat Goats)

12:00 PM - Midway Opens

6:00 PM – Concert

10:00 PM - Midway and Fairground Closes

• Fireworks at Dusk


Sunday, October 17th

1:00 PM - Fairgrounds and
 Midway Opens

1:00 PM - Craft Show Opens

1:00 PM - Antique Car Show Opens

1:00 PM – Equine Displays Open and Demonstrations Begin

5:00PM - Antique Car Show Award Presentation

6:00PM - Fairground and Midway Closes


Daily Fair Features

• Midway of the Exciting Carnival Rides and Games

• Old McDonald’s Farm Tent – FREE Animal Exhibits

• Educational Displays and

• Wide Variety of Food and Retail 


Parking Information


• Handicap parking available at fairgrounds

• Shuttles can be caught at 

  • Blue Ridge Church at Westgate Shopping Center: 594 Blue Ridge Ave, Bedford

  • Epworth United Methodist Church: 1145 Penicks Mill Road, Thaxton 

  • Thaxton Baptist Church: 1067 Penicks Mill Rd, Thaxton

  • Monumental Iron Works: 1265 Thaxton School Road, Thaxton

• Shuttles will run from half an hour before fairgrounds open to half an hour after fairgrounds close