Oct. 11-22, 2023




Immerse yourself in an unforgettable experience that goes beyond just a job.

It’s about embracing the magic of the South Carolina State Fair, the thrill of behind the scenes opportunities and the joy of forming lifelong friendships. 

The S.C. State Fair is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to helping educate the youth of South Carolina.  If you have a passion for the fair and a heart full of enthusiasm – we invite you to apply now to be a part of magical moments and unforgettable memories and even earn a little bit of cash.  Join us in our noble mission and be a part of something truly special.

The dates for the annual South Carolina State Fair are Oct. 11 – 22, 2023.  

Current Openings:

Join our team, where the excitement is high, the pay isn’t, but the experience is priceless, all while contributing to our non-profit mission.  The rate per hour is posted on each position summary below.  Average pay is $7.50 per hour.  

  • No positions are available at this time.  Check back again later. 

As an employee, you will have exclusive perks:

  1. Free admission and VIP parking for yourself every day of the fair.
  2. Four admission passes to share with friends or family.
  3. A souvenir shirt and hat.
  4. Visit the CIRCUS at the Fair with VIP seating.
  5. The opportunity to win exciting prizes and more!


Important Things To Know:


The South Carolina State Fair, a self-supporting 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, was organized in 1869 and is dedicated to preserving and promoting South Carolina’s agricultural roots while supporting statewide education.  In addition to the 12-day South Carolina State Fair, the charitable organization manages annual football parking, is a popular event venue and hosts Carolina Lights – Columbia’s downtown holiday drive-through lights show. The South Carolina State Fair has awarded more than $5 million in scholarships since 1997.

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