Oct. 9-20, 2024


Food & Drinks

Meet me at the Food Stands

The South Carolina State Fair’s 90+ food stands are a haven for food lovers across the state.  In addition to the beloved classics such as foot-long corn dogs, Greek salads, turkey legs and fried Oreos, get ready to ignite your adventurous spirit with a variety of new food items that will captivate your taste buds.



Billy G's Carolina BBQ

Billy G Carolina BBQ


Billy G’s Carolina BBQ is bringing the SMOKE to the S.C. State Fair with their award winning Carolina BBQ! Expert Pitmasters have perfected the art of satisfying BBQ cravings. Come try the robust flavors and signature sauces.

Located at #49 on map.

Donut Dog

New Food Donut Dog


Introducing DeAnna’s Donut Dog, the mouthwatering sensation that includes a homemade long john donut and an all-beef hot dog, topped with bacon and donut glaze for an extraordinary flavor explosion. DeAnna’s Donut Dog proudly holds the prestigious title of “Best New Food” at the 2022 Florida State and Steele County Fairs. Its undeniable popularity makes it an absolute must-try at this year’s S.C. State Fair.

Located at #121 on map.

Fried Salted Caramel Pretzel Brownies, Fried Twinkies on a Stick & Fried S'Mores on a Stick

Fried Smores on a Stick

Get ready to ignite your taste buds with not one, not two, but THREE new tantalizing fried treats at the all-new Deep-Fried Treats Trailer. Treat yourself to these extraordinary creations that will satisfy your cravings and leave you wanting more.

Located at #98 on map.

Mexican Street Corn Sundae

Mexican Street Corn Sundae

Indulge in a mouthwatering delight of this signature creation made with fresh-cut fries layered with warm chile con queso cheese, sweet corn, Mexican spices, crumbled cheese, cilantro lime crema, crushed corn chips, and topped with your choice of cajun shrimp or sirloin steak.

Located at #121 on map.



Wisconsin Cheese Curds

Wisconsin Cheese curds

Try the iconic Midwestern favorite – WISCONSIN CHEESE CURDS. Delight in golden nuggets of yellow cheddar cheese curds, perfectly hand-battered in seasoned flour and deep-fried to crispy perfection. It’s a cheese lover’s dream come true!

Located at #97 on food map.

Pumpkin Spice Funnel Cake

Pumpkin Funnel cake with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Icing

Experience the comforting flavors of pumpkin spice and luscious cream cheese icing – adding a creamy, tangy twist to a freshly made funnel cake. This is the ultimate autumn indulgence.

Located at #98 on food map.

Mighty Mango Tea

Mango Iced Tea

Enjoy a tropical treat that will leave your taste buds dancing with joy. The mango cold brew tea sweetened with mango juice comes with bursting mango bobas. 

Located at #121 on food map.

Dill Pickle Pizza

Fried Pickle Pizza 2

Calling all pizza enthusiasts! Last year, it was Spaghetti Eddie’s best kept secret, however, this year prepare your taste buds as Spaghetti Eddie boldly promotes dill pickle pizza. Immerse yourself in the irresistible combination of tangy pickles and melted cheese all atop a perfectly crafted crust. 

Located at # 136 on food map.

Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes

Experience the delightful allure of farm-fresh sweet potatoes featured at the South Carolina State Fair!  Delight in the choice of classic butter, salt and pepper or decide on a touch of sweetness with cinnamon and sugar on top.

Located at #81 on food map.

Watermelon Arnold Palmer

Watermelon Arnold Palmer

 A fruity taste to beloved iced tea! Delight in the juicy essence of watermelon sweet tea mixed with freshly squeezed lemonade creating a harmonious fusion that will keep you refreshed.

Located at #121 on food map.

Oliver Gospel Mission Coffee


Transformed Coffee. Transformed Lives. The Roastery is a social enterprise of Oliver Gospel Mission, which provides recovery and emergency services to those experiencing homelessness. The Roastery primarily exists to support the work of Oliver Gospel, while supplying freshly roasted coffee across the city and now at this year’s S.C. State Fair. For every cup of coffee purchased, one meal is provided for a neighbor in need, with options to purchase bags of coffee available. When you purchase a bag of coffee, you provide a night of shelter for someone experiencing homelessness. Treat yourself to a perfect pairing of expertly roasted coffee and a warm gooey cookie while knowing that your choice supports Oliver Gospel Mission’s noble cause. 

Located at #1 on food map inside the ProKitchen Cookie Kitchen.

Lunch Bunch Reminder

South Carolina State Fair Oct 2018 photo by Forrest Clonts 2

Join the lunch bunch! From Monday-Friday, between noon and 2 p.m., pop in and out of the S.C. State Fair for lunch with a special lunch bunch ticket, available from noon-2 p.m. each weekday (except Wednesday, Oct. 11). Pay your entry fee and receive a refundable $20 ticket. Return to the ticket booth with the ticket by 2 p.m. to get your money back.


Pro Kitchen
Cookies 1

Meet me for warm cookies at the Pro Kitchen Cookie Kitchen located in the Rosewoods salon. With each scrumptious bite of our cookies, you contribute to the South Carolina State Fair’s Ride of Your Life Scholarship Program. Imagine the impact of helping deserving students take a step closer to their educational aspirations! And that’s not all! Pair your cookies with cold milk OR *NEW* with coffee from Oliver Gospel Mission. Join us in creating a community that embraces compassion, education and support.

Located at #1 on food map.

Pepsi Born in Carolinas 2 2023

We are proud to call Pepsi our partner and the official beverage of the South Carolina State Fair.

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