Visit the South Carolina State Fairgrounds to enjoy the South Carolina State Fair, University of South Carolina Gamecock football tailgates and many entertaining Columbia events throughout the year.
From bustling football tailgates to captivating shows and festivals to the annual excitement of the South Carolina State Fair, individuals and groups travel from near and far to attend unforgettable events at the SC State Fairgrounds. Conveniently located just minutes away from downtown Columbia next to Williams-Brice Stadium, the South Carolina State Fairgrounds can be easily accessed from Interstates 26, 77 and 20.
Mark your calendar today so that you can attend the South Carolina State Fair and other exciting events coming up at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds!
Upcoming Events at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds:
This fall remember parking is available for USC Football Home Games
September 1, 2018: Gamecocks vs Coastal Carolina
September 8, 2018: Gamecocks vs Georgia
September 15, 2018: Gamecocks vs Marshall
October 6, 2018: Gamecocks vs Missouri
October 10-21, 2018: South Carolina State Fair
October 13, 2018: Gamecocks vs Texas A&M
October 27, 2018: Gamecocks vs Tennessee
November 17, 2018: Gamecocks vs Chattanooga
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The SC State Fair features twelve days of live entertainment, thrilling rides and delicious fair food. Join us at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds October 11 – 22, 2017 to experience the excitement that keeps visitors coming back year after year. Check out some of the shows, games, live music and more that you can expect to experience at the South Carolina State Fair!
Fair Rides – Whether you like to spin, speed or go slow and enjoy the views, the South Carolina State Fair features rides for people of all ages and interests! Take a slow ride on the Skyglider, check out the views from the Ferris wheel or test your spinning limits on the tea cups.
Fair Food - Corn Dogs, Cookies, Elephant Ears, Fries … The list goes on and on! The South Carolina State Fair Concession Stands have it all so visit the SC State Fair to get that delicious fair treat you have been waiting for all year long!
Fair Games – Challenge your family, friends and fellow fair visitors to the Midway Games at the SC State Fair. Pop balloons with darts, race with water guns, Whac-A-Mole and choose the prize winning duck to kick off the fun. Get your game face ready because there are plenty of games to keep you entertained all night long!
Live Music at the Pepsi Grandstand – The 2017 Pepsi Grandstand entertainment lineup features Brothers Osborne, Keith Sweat, Chris Young, ZZ Top, TobyMac, and Sabrina Carpenter.
Fair Shows and Entertainment – Sand Sculptures, Arts & Crafts, free stage shows, Magic Shows, a Petting Zoo, pig races, dancing and more! The entire family will be entertained at the 2017 South Carolina State Fair.
South Carolina State Fair Address & Contact Information:
1200 Rosewood Drive, Columbia SC 29201
South Carolina State Fair Dates:
October 11-22, 2017
Hours Vary Daily
South Carolina State Fair Admission:
Purchase individual tickets or the 2017 Family Fun Pack. Free admission is available to active duty and retired military and their dependents with proper ID. Senior discounts are available and children ages 5 and under are free when accompanied by an adult. Purchase your fair tickets today!
South Carolina State Fair Parking:
SC State Fair parking is free in all SC State Fair lots as space is available on a first come, first serve basis.
South Carolina State Fair Hotels:
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