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2020 Carolina Lights at South Carolina State Fair
Photographer: Amanda Cooper

Learn about exciting events happening throughout the year at the S.C. State Fairgrounds.

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Please check back often for updated listings. 

Dinosaur Adventure

Feb 24 – 25

Cantey & Goodman Buildings

Parking $5 – Enter Gate 6 – 901 George Rogers Blvd.

Parking opens 30 minutes before event starts.

Craftsmen’s Spring Classic

March 1 – 3

Cantey Building

Parking $5 – Enter Gate 6 – 901 George Rogers Blvd.

Parking opens 30 minutes before event starts.

Carolina Classic Home & Garden Show

March 8 – 10

Cantey, Goodman, & Ellison Buildings

Parking $5 – Enter Gate 6 – 901 George Rogers Blvd.

Parking opens 30 minutes before event starts.

SC Arms Collectors Association Gun & Knife Show

March 16 – 17

Cantey & Goodman Buildings

Parking $5 – Enter Rocket Gate – 1200 Rosewood Dr.

Parking opens 30 minutes before event starts.

Palmetto Sportsmen’s Classic

March 22 – 24

Entire Fairgrounds

Parking $5 – Enter Gate 6 – 901 George Rogers Blvd.

Parking opens 30 minutes before event starts.

Columbia International Festival

April 6 – 7

Cantey & Goodman Buildings

Parking $5 – Enter Gate 6 – 901 George Rogers Blvd.

Parking opens 30 minutes before event starts.

Rosewood Crawfish Festival

May 4

Entire Fairgrounds

Parking $5 – Enter Gate 6 – 901 George Rogers Blvd.

Parking opens 30 minutes before event starts.

SC Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival

May 18

Entire Fairgrounds

Parking $5 – Enter Gate 6 – 901 George Rogers Blvd.

Parking opens 30 minutes before event starts.

Columbia Black Expo

May 18

Cantey & Goodman Buildings

Parking $5 – Enter Gate 6 – 901 George Rogers Blvd.

Parking opens 30 minutes before event starts.

Brick Fest Live

June 1 – 2

Cantey & Goodman Buildings

Parking $5 – Enter Gate 6 – 901 George Rogers Blvd.

Parking opens 30 minutes before event starts.

Promoters & Exhibitors

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Meet Dy’Kari,
2023 scholarship recipient

DyKari Dawson

Dy’Kari A Dawson
S.C. State University,
Cybersecurity

See last year’s recipients!

2023 Scholarship Recipients

51 SC students who excel in academics, extracurriculars, and community service.

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