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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


When you're hungry, all you have to do is follow the delicious smells from all of the food vendors at this year's festival. The Chow Down in Powhatan Food Festival brings together new, fresh, locally grown, unique and traditional foods to give visitors plenty of quality choices. Restaurants, caterers, street vendors and food trucks from all over the central Virginia region will offer seafood, turkey legs, funnel cakes, philly cheese steaks, fajitas, gyros, BBQ , blooming onions, and more.

2011 Food Vendor List

If you are a food vendor and would like to participate at the
2011 Chowdown, See our online PDF form

Last years 2010 Participating Vendors List [Below]

Kids R Cooking
(Wendy Huett)

Popcorn Magazine

Africanne on Main
    Vegetarian and Meat Dishes - Veggies, Rice, Chicken, Fish,and Specialty Drinks
Cafe of Maidens
Fresh Deli Sandwiches: Turkey Bacon Swiss, Roast Beef, Tuna Salad, and Chicken Salad
Cakes by J Lynn
    Rum Cakes
Cherry Hill Ice Cream
    Hand dipped Ice Cream, Sundaes, Milkshakes, Banana Splits, Strawberry Shortcakes, Cakes, Pies, Root Beer Floats
County Seat
Crab Cakes
Hatcher's Catering
    Fish, BBQ, Cheeseburger, Hamburger, and Hot Dogs
Haywood Grill
    Fish, Chicken Tenders, Wings and BBQ
Hot Diggity Dog Wagon
    Nathan All Beef Hot Dogs, Potato Chips, Nachos, Pickles
International Grill
    Beef/Lamb/Chicken Gyros, Steak & Cheese, Greek Salad, Chicken/Falafel over Greek Salad, Vegetarian Gyros

Kyoto Japanese Steak House
    Hibachi: Steak, Shrimp, Chicken and Vegetables
Ms Fun Cakes
    Funnel Cakes, French Fries, Bologna Burger, Nacho's, Chicken Tenders, and Snow Cones
Nadar's Bistro
    Beef/Chicken/Lamb Gyros, Beef/Chicken Kabobs, Grill Chicken, Falafel, Hummus, Stuff Grape Leaves, Mediterranean Sausage, Rive and Greek Salad
Party at My House
Turner's Barbecue
    Beef Briskets, Ribs, Chopped BBQ, and Pulled BBQ 

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.