Oct. 13-24, 2021


CIRCUS at the Fair

The free, daily CIRCUS at the Fair is returning to the South Carolina State Fair for a second year and will feature a brand-new tent, fresh new acts and a never-before seen show!

Get ready for the thrills under the new big top. The CIRCUS will perform three 40 minute-long shows each day beside the Ellison Building near the South Gate Entrance.

Shows begin at 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Daily admission to the CIRCUS is free with your fair admission ticket. Each show features a variety of new, exciting entertainment from a renowned lineup of traditional and unique circus acts.


Sensational ringmaster and circus veteran, Ian Garden, will host the hour-long production. Garden will be joined by an esteemed international cast of acts.

Stay tuned…

Additional acts will be announced here. Please note: Acts are subject to change without notice.