Animals

Commerford Petting Zoo

Commerford and Sons petting zoo is a family owned and operated petty zoo featuring domestic animals and hand-raised exotic animals that just love attention. The Commerfords have been raising animals for well over 50 years. Guests are invited to get up close and meet some members of the Commerford petting zoo family! And don’t forget to wash those hands afterwards!

Daily down Academic Avenue

Swifty Swine Racing & Swimming Pigs

Always a favorite! Guests will be treated to an action-packed, fast-paced, high-energy program as “Swifty” the swimming pig plunges into an 8-foot tank and 4 piglets compete for first place in a series of high-speed races. It’s the fastest pig race around.

Daily beside Abernathy Arena off Academic Avenue

Barnyard Cackle Review

The Barnyard Cackle Review is a seven-character singing chicken show featuring Rocky Da Rooster and his singing hens: Tanya Clucker, Loretta Hen, Patty Eggless, Reba MacEggtire, Patsy Coop and Sh’nia Twang! Come hear what all the “clucking” is about! 

Paso Fino Exhibition

Presented by The Puerto Rican Paso Fino Federation of America, Inc.

The Pure Puerto Rican Paso Fino Federation of America, Inc. will present its annual exhibition “The Classic Celebration Show” at the SC State Fair. This show honors the memory of one of the Federation’s founding members and a great lover of the SC State Fair, Mr. Creighton Shull. Please contact Patti Smith, Show Chair, at montage@sc.rr.com for further information.

Oct 13 – 14 

Border Collie Exhibition

Bill Coburn and his border collies have been working together for over 20 years at Windy Knolls Farm in Laurens, SC.  The dogs are world renowned for their abilities, following Coburn’s simple voice commands and whistles while herding Coburn’s sheep and ducks. Engaging fun for the entire family.

Oct 20 – 21  Abernathy Arena