Daily Events

Bar C Ranch Petting Zoo and Camel Rides

Camel Rides $5.00

August 18 – 26 Located by the Sportsman Tent

Visit the free Bar C Ranch petting zoo at this year’s Westmoreland County Fair and meet animals from around the world. Pet, feed and learn about a variety of friendly animals from a camel to a giant tortoise. Take a walk on the wild side and learn how a chameleon catches his dinner and what makes a hissing cockroach hiss. Have you ever met a Patagonian Cavy, well here is your chance. Admission to the zoo is free when you visit the fair.

While you are at the zoo, visit the Bar C Ranch camel ride. You don’t have to go to Egypt for this once in a lifetime experience. This year, you can ride a camel at the fair. Come out and learn about these friendly and fascinating “ships of the desert”. Camel rides will be offered for just $5/rider.

Bar C Ranch is a family owned and operated business based in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Northern Virginia. The owners of Bar C Ranch are dedicated to sharing their knowledge of and enthusiasm for animals with people of all ages. Come out and pet, feed, and learn about their wonderful animals. If you would like to learn more about Bar C Ranch and their animals you can visit them online at


Ready, Set, Grow with Farmer Ed (Musician/Magician)

August 20 – 26

Ready, Set, Grow is a kid’s agricultural magic show, the show featuring both magic and music.  The show is fun, entertaining and educational, teaching kid’s how food gets from the farm to the table.  The show also focuses on careers in agriculture as well as farm life past to present.

Show Times:

Sunday August 20                                                3:00, 6:00 & 8:00

Monday August 21 – Friday, August 25                       6:00, 8:00 & 9:00

Saturday August 26                                            2:00, 4:00 & 6:00


Marvelous Mutts – Canine Spectacular

Friday August 18  5:00 & 7:00
Saturday Aug. 19 & Sunday Aug. 20 2:00, 5:00 & 7:00
Mon. Aug. 21 – Fri. Aug. 25  5:00 & 7:00
 Saturday August 26  1:00, 5:00 & 7:00

The Marvelous Mutts, A Canine Spectacular, is a thrilling dog sport entertainment show that showcases some of the world’s finest canine athletes.  The dogs amaze audiences as they flip and fly to snatch Frisbees out of the air, race through obstacle courses with breathtaking speed and leap into a pool of water just for the chance to grab a toy.  Spectators, children and adults alike, always leave The marvelous Mutts’ shows with smiles on their faces…after they pick their jaws up off the ground!

The Marvelous Mutts team members have appeared on ESPN’s Great Outdoor Games, Good Morning America, The Early Show, Fox & Friends, and The Late Show with David Letterman.  This seasoned crew of performing canines, all adopted from shelters and rescue groups and each with an amazing story showcase their athleticism in a fast-paced, high energy, action-packed show!


Hand Spinning and Shearing Demonstrations

Kelly Livestock Building

Milking Parlor Demonstrations

Milking Parlor

Bee Keeper

Curt Fisher

Agricultural Building – Evenings

Bee Educated

Agricultural Building – 2-8pm Dailybutterfly


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Did You Know?

Did you know that you can rent Westmoreland Fairgrounds for your event? From weddings and reunions to craft shows, concernts, and arena events - the Westmoreland Fairgrounds are available all year long. Learn more about Scheduled Events or Rentals

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