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Powhatan Fair Association is a not-for-profit (501c3) organization.

Powhatan’s Premiere Food Festival

“Chow Down”

Saturday, April 9, 2011, 11 AM - 9 PM


Live Music ◊ Children’s Activities ◊ Car Show ◊ Motorcycle Show
Presented by Powhatan County Fair Association and Powhatan County Parks & Recreation

Frequently Asked Question


Is parking available?

Yes. Free parking is on site at the fairgrounds.

Its raining, does the event go on?

Our events go on, rain or shine. Bring your rain poncho and enjoy the festivals.

Can I bring a blanket or lawn chair.

Yes, please make yourself comfortable.

Is there an ATM on the site?


Are there bathrooms onsite?

Yes, there are restrooms in the main building

Is smoking allowed.

Yes, but please help us keep the event site clean, remember to dispose of cigarette butts and other trash in the proper receptacles.

Can I leave the event and come back?

Yes. Re-entry is acceptable at all free events.

Will I have fun?

Absolutely! Enjoy all that Powhatan has to offer.

Are pets allowed?

Yes. But they must be on a leash. Remember you are responsible for your animal’s behavior.


The Cause:

Did you know that donations to the Chow Down in Powhatan Festival benefit the food bank and goes toward enhancing public spaces?

Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

Opportunities are available for the 2010 Festival. Introduce your products and services to thousands of interested attendees.

Email us for information, giving your company name, product, and website.

Volunteer Opportunities

If you would like to be involved in the exciting process of planning, publicizing, or helping on the day of the Festival, please Contact us! Many volunteers are needed for a wide variety of tasks.


Contact us for high resolution photos and interviews.


Read our schedule of bands and other activities.

Sponsors and Exhibitors

See the Who's Who of food suppliers See our Sponsor and Exhibitor list.


How do you find the Chow Down Food Festival? It's easy! Read our Directions and Lodging page.

Powhatan County Fairgrounds, 4042 Anderson Highway, Powhatan VA 23139
Design and Hosting by
Erik Weems.