Field Day of the Past

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DATES:  September 20,21 & 22, 2013
HOURS:  8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Most exhibits close at 6 p.m. Special truck events are planned at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday evenings, Sept.20 & 21.  The Carnival will also be operating on Thursday evening; from 12 p.m. until 11:55 p.m. Friday from noon until closing and from 10 a.m. until closing on Saturday.

ADMISSION:  $10 per person/per day for adults on Friday; $15 on Saturday and $10 on Sunday. Children under the age of 13 are admitted free of charge. The admission charge does not include carnival rides, pony rides or anything you wish to purchase at the show. This year Senior Citizen passes are available all three days. All those 62 years or older will be admitted for $8.Two-Day passes are available at the gates for $20. Three-Day passes are available at the gates for $23. Block tickets can be obtained prior to the event for $75 for ten tickets. Call 804-741-8468 for details. Tickets can be purchased in advance by following the link on this site.
 
DIRECTIONS:  The Field Day of the Past show grounds are located at the intersection of Rt. 623 (Ashland Rd.) and Rt. 622 in Goochland County, off I-64, Exit #173 (Rockville-Manakin) south. Grounds are located 1/8 mile from the interstate. Follow the signs. From the south take I-95 N to I-64 west and take Exit #173. From the north take I-95 S to I-295. Merge onto I-64W to Exit #173. From the west, take I-81 to I-64 E and take Exit #173. From those south of the James River, take Rt. 288 N to Broad Street Road West exit (Rt. 250) and go approximately one mile to stoplight at Rt. 623 (Ashland Rd.). Turn right and follow signs
 
HOTELS/MOTELS:  Using the website of your preference, such as Mapquest, type in the address - 1741 Ashland Rd, Rockville, VA and then click on "find hotels nearby" it should give you a list of hotels in the area and distance from the showgrounds.  (Please do not use this street address as a mailing address.)  A list of hotels/motels with addresses and phone numbers can also be found on this site. They are listed by distance from the grounds.
 
PARKING: Parking is available in the lot located on Rt. 622 across from the main Pedestrian Gate. Additional parking will be available on SATURDAY ONLY on Rt. 250 (Broad Street). Message boards will direct traffic to the parking lots. Parking is free.
 
TRANSPORTATION:  Trams are available to transport visitors from the parking lots to the gates. These rides are provided free of charge. A handicapped service is also available via golf carts and is provided free. The service will pick you up and deliver you to a specific location. Ask any volunteer/staff for help in obtaining handicapped transportation.
 
FOOD:  Food is available on the grounds from more than a dozen food vendors.
THIS IS A FAMILY EVENT.  NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ARE ALLOWED AT ANY TIME.

NOTE FOR VISITORS: Pets are allowed on the grounds ONLY ON LEASES. Pets must have all current shots and owners must clean up after them. If these rules are not adhered to, we must ask you to leave your pet at home. Be aware that there are large crowds on the showgrounds during show days. If you pet does not like to be in crowds, please leave them at home.

NO PERSONAL TRANSPORTATION SUCH AS GATORS, GOLF CARTS, "MULES", ETC. ARE ALLOWED. ONLY HANDICAPPED SCOOTERS AND WHEELCHAIRS ARE ALLOWED, AS PER OUR INSURANCE CARRIER. THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION.

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