Salem Fair

A regionally based agricultural fair in the western part of the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Salem Fair is the largest fair in the state and has been recognized as one of the top 100 fairs and expositions in the country. Admission: The Salem Fair does not charge the public a gate or admission fee for this event. Parking on the grounds is also free of charge. The Salem Fair is located in the heart of the Roanoke Valley on the grounds of the Salem Civic Center Complex. It is accessible north and south via Interstate 81 and east and west via U. S. Route 460.

Deggeller Attractions Carnival on the midway. Free entertainment featuring Hedrick's Racing Pigs, Hedrick's Petting Zoo, Team Rock Martial Arts Show; Kandu Kids magic Show; Kids Game Show; Brunon Blazaks, Royal Bengal Tigers Show, Butterfly Encounter; Dairy farm on Wheels; Erik Dobell Mind Invader; The Daniel Show.

Daily carnival  ride specials available at


All the customary fair foods including funnel cakes; fried oreos, Popcorn, cotton candy, pizza, ice cream, sno-cones  plus exotic foods.

Event Dates/Times

7/1/2015 - 7/3/2015
 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7/4/2015 - 7/5/2015
 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7/6/2015 - 7/10/2015
 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7/11/2015 - 7/12/2015
 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM


 Free gate, entertainment and parking. pay for food, rides or games.