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About the South Carolina State Fair
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 $4 million in scholarships since 1997.
Recent Press Releases
5/11/23: South Carolina State Fair Announces 2023 College Scholarship Recipients
3/22/23: South Carolina State Fair’s Spring Fair Food Drive-Through Returns April 16-22
3/7/23: South Carolina State Fair Announces 67% Increase in Scholarship Funds
2/1/23: South Carolina State Fair Opens Applications for 2023 Scholarships
11/5/22: Carolina Lights Returns Dec. 3 at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds
10/5/22: Everything You Need to Know about the South Carolina State Fair
9/7/22: South Carolina State Fair Discount Tickets are Now Available
8/2/22: South Carolina State Fair is Now Hiring Temporary Positions
7/6/22: SC State Fair Now Accepting Entries for 2022 Competitive Exhibits