2020 Jefferson County Fair cancelled

KEARNEYSVILLE, W.Va. â€” The annual Jefferson County Fair has been added to the list of events statewide cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Jefferson County Youth Fair Association released a statement on the decision. The fair was supposed to happen August 16-22 in Kearneysville.

“We realize this is yet another disappointment to many of you, during a time when events of all types are deciding not to operate for the 2020 season. And although we are deeply disappointed with having to make this decision, we will now turn our focus toward putting together a spectacular 2021 comeback edition of the Jefferson County Fair.”

Additional updates for participants and volunteers who were signed up to take part in the fair are expected soon.