State Fair of West Virginia announces 2014 Limited Edition Collector Basket


The 16th Edition Collector Basket commemorating the 90th Anniversary of the State Fair of West Virginia will be for sale beginning Tuesday, July 1. The Picking Basket is adorned with a commemorative brass tag, a blue village basket weave, a wooden handle and the Blue Ribbon Logo laser etched into the lid. The basket measures 6” x 9.75” circumference and is 100 percent custom made in the U.S.A. You may register your basket online for a lifetime warranty.

The baskets first began in 1999 with the Cracker Basket and have become a signature part of the State Fair keepsakes.

Beginning July 1, baskets will be available for sale at the State Fair Administration building or by calling 304-645-1090. Baskets will be on sale during the 2014 State Fair. The cost of the basket is $55, plus $8 shipping fee if you wish to have it shipped.

The 2014 State Fair is themed “Blue Ribbon Traditions” in celebration of our 90th year and is scheduled Aug. 8-16. The State Fair of West Virginia, with a $13.8 million economic impact on the state of West Virginia, is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation committed to the traditions of agriculture, family entertainment and education. For more information, please visit, or follow fair events on Facebook and Twitter.