Homeschool Day at the Virginia State Fair = Swings

Homeschool Day at the Virginia State Fair | HEAV Sept. 23, 2022

September 23 to October 2

Tickets Go on Sale on September 1.

Join HEAV for Homeschool Day on September 23.

For many years, HEAV has partnered with the State Fair of Virginia to sponsor a homeschool day. 

Thanks to HEAV’s partnership, you and your family can join hundreds of fellow homeschool families for homeschool day at the Virginia state fair! The fair is held at Meadow Event Park off 1-95 Exit 98, next to Kings Dominion.

IMPORTANT: You must order online in order to get the special price.

There will be no opportunity to purchase discount tickets at the gate.

Visit the website at

Meadow Event Park

September 23, 2022

Cost:  (must be ordered online.)

Entrance tickets

Free/children aged 4 and under


Order online.

Homeschool Day at the State Fair

HEAV will be at the State Fair of Virginia on Friday, September 23. Get your discounted tickets now! If you can’t come on the 23rd–that’s okay! You may use the tickets any other weekday through October 2.

Also, did you know your homeschooler is eligible to enter the State Fair competitions? Arts & Craft Competition Guidelines will be available.

2022 Cost

(Admission ticket includes all exhibits but does not include Midway rides):

  • Students (preschool-grade 12):  $8*
  • Adults (all other ages):  $11.50*
  • Ride Wrist Band:*  $23/person

*includes State Fair of Virginia processing fee

Children aged four and under are admitted free.


Purchase your fair tickets online and receive them directly via e-mail as a PDF attachment. Tickets may be printed or shown at the gate on a mobile device. Your Homeschool Day tickets are generally good on any weekday through the end of the fair.


General parking is free!
The park has an ample amount of flat and accessible parking. Please review this PARKING MAP for an overview of where handicapped parking areas generally are located.

Arts & Crafts Competition

Did you know? Students ages 5 through 18 may enter works of art into the Arts & Crafts Competition. Entries may include painting and drawing, knitting and crochet, paper art, sewing, Lego creations, yard art, jewelry, wood-working, duct tape…and SO many other categories, there are too many to count here. Check out the division and class section of the arts & crafts guide for a complete list, deadlines, and details.

Get more information about competitions here, or visit the website at

Virginia Homeschool Days

Homeschool Days

HEAV works with museums and theme parks across the Commonwealth to arrange homeschool field trips for Virginia families at reduced rates. Enjoy a field trip with other families this season!

Check out other homeschool days here.