Oct. 9-20, 2024



commerford petting zoo

Commerford Petting Zoo

Commerford and Sons petting zoo is a family-owned and operated petting zoo featuring domestic animals and hand-raised exotic animals that just love attention. The Comerford’s have been raising animals for more than 50 years. Guests are invited to get up close and meet members of the Commerford petting zoo family. 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 eight-foot tank, and four piglets compete for first place in a series of high-speed races. It’s the fastest pig race around!

Performing daily down Academic Avenue in front of Abernathy Arena.



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!

Appearing daily in the Ellison Building.

donkey mule

Donkey & Mule Show

Come watch and cheer on mules and donkeys from full to miniature sizes as they compete in Coon Jumping, Driving, English, Western, Ranch, Trail, Speed and Costume Classes! Associations represented are The American Miniature Mule Association (TAMMA) and the North American Saddle Mule Donkey Association (NASMDA). There will be open riding and driving classes and miniature donkey classes, too. To participate in the show visit:  https://stclairequine.com/scstatefairdonkeymuleshow

Oct. 20-21, Abernathy Arena and Horse Stables.

2023 SCSF Donkey & Mule Show Schedule



Paso Fino Exhibition

The Pure Puerto Rican Paso Fino Federation of America, Inc. will present its annual exhibit, “The Classic Celebration Show.” This show honors the memory of one of the Federation’s founding members and a great lover of the S.C. State Fair, Mr. Creighton Shull.

Oct 11-12, 12pm Equine area near Abernathy Arena.


2023 Paso Fino Celebration Schedule 090623

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