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Win a ‘Blue Ribbon Experience’ at the 2018 Virginia State Fair


The State Fair of Virginia has been one of the Commonwealth’s greatest annual traditions since 1854. It’s where you’ll find the finest animals and agriculture, beautifully made arts and crafts, entertaining music and shows, and the best fried foods and fun rides.

But don’t take our word for it, enjoy a FREE trip to the fair on us! Virginia529 is offering a chance to win a “Blue Ribbon Experience” for four at the State Fair of Virginia on Sunday, September 30, 2018.

One randomly selected winner will receive admission for four to the State Fair of Virginia at The Meadow Event Park, including:

  • Four unlimited ride wristband vouchers
  • One honorary ride in the State Fair Parade
  • $100 in food vouchers

To enter, visit, read the Sweepstakes terms and conditions, and submit your entry by September 23, 2018. You’ll be entered to win a fun-filled day for four to experience the best of Virginia. The winner will be selected and notified no later than September 25, 2018.

Be sure to stop by the new interactive Virginia529 display in Harvest Landing, across from the Kidway, to “Take a Shot at the Tuition Monster” and to learn how you can start saving for college.

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