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Welcome to the Powhatan County Fairgrounds

About Us

Founded in 1919, the Powhatan Fairgrounds is a privately operated long-standing community institution.  The Powhatan Fair Association received 501(c) (3) non-profit status in 1999. Through donations from citizens and organizations across Central VA, we continue to deliver services and events in the community.   Proceeds from all events go back into the community through scholarships and helping needy families/seniors.

Governed by a board of directors, the Executive Board, members, and volunteers, none of which are paid, are dedicated to serving the community. Our ultimate goal is to create community pride, hope, opportunity, social and economic stability--making a significant difference for people of all cultures.

Our Purpose is to…

  • Assure the long-term viability of the Powhatan Fairgrounds and facility usage
  • Celebrate the heritage and diversity of Powhatan County - - present an exceptional Annual County Fair
  • Train and provide educational opportunities for citizens

Guiding Principles

Maintenance of Ethics and Integrity
Ethics and integrity are the roots of our organization. We value each individual and are driven by respect, honesty and maintenance of dignity.

Teamwork and Community Collaboration

We strive to effectively coordinate events by creating and promoting a collaborative effort based on fairness, open communication, and shared respect between the members and the community.

Financial Stability

Our Board of Directors focus on maintaining the financial viability of the organization.

Board of Directors:


President: Abel Harris
Vice President: Steve Glazebrook
Treasurer: Randa Jackson
Secretary: Barbara Scott

Executive Committee

Vice President
(2) Representatives per District 1-5

Fair Staff

Vendor and Facility Manager: Charlotte Jackson
Marketing & Promotions: Latika Lee
Program Coordinator: Runda Harris

Meeting information:  Meetings are held on 1st Thursday of every month at 7:30 p.m. in the fairgrounds main building located at 4042 Anderson Highway.

Membership: If you have not yet renewed your membership or wish to become a member of PFA, dues are $12.00 per person for 2014. Please send a check made out to Powhatan Fair Association and mail to the address listed at the bottom of the page and include name, address and phone number. (Your canceled check will be your receipt.)


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