Oct. 12-23, 2022

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Buy Before You Arrive and Save!

SAVE up to 50% off by buying in advance online or at participating Circle K stores 

Tickets on sale now! 

Admission & Ride Prices

Discount Prices (Sept. 7 – Oct. 11) -SAVE up to 50%

Discount priced tickets can be used any day the fair is open, weekdays or weekends.

Discount Online & Circle K Admission Tickets: $10 

During Fair (Oct. 12 – 23)

Online & Circle K: $15 (tickets can be used any day the fair is open, weekdays or weekends)

At The Gate:

  • General Admission (ages 6-54): $20
  • 0-5 years old: Free
  • Seniors (55 and older): $15


Find out more information regarding our Youth Admission and Clear Bag Policies. 

Special Admission Deals

Special Promotions

Oct. 12, Opening Day: $5 Admission

Lunch Bunch: $20

  • Credit and Debit Cards (Visa/MasterCard) or Cash accepted
  • Monday – Friday, 12pm – 2pm
  • Leave by 2pm and get your $20 back
  • No Readmission 
  • Not available opening day (Oct. 12)

The S. C. State Fair works with groups to purchase discount tickets easily.  Please see our brochure for more details.  For additional details, contact Betsy Cooper at betsyc@scstatefair.org or 803-799-3387.  Meeting rooms and VIP circus seats are an option for some tailor-made packages, based on availability and group size.

Group Sales Informational Brochure

Ride vouchers are purchased online or at Circle K.  Once you arrive at the fairgrounds, you can exchange a ride voucher for a Pay-One-Price wristband to enjoy unlimited rides, even on weekends! Ride vouchers may also be exchanged for 30 ride coupons any day of the fair. 

Rider must be present in order to exchange ride voucher for wristband.

Discount Prices (Sept. 7 – Oct. 11)

Discount priced tickets can be used any day the fair is open, weekdays or weekends.

Discount Online & Circle K Ride Vouchers : $30 

During Fair (Oct. 12 – 23)

Online & Circle K: $35 (Tickets can be used any day the fair is open, weekdays or weekends)

Weekdays (Mon-Thur): $35 (at the fair)

Weekends (Fri-Sun): $38 (at the fair)

Ride Coupons (For purchase at fairgrounds): 

1 Coupon: $1.50 

20 Coupons: $25  

50 Coupons: $60  

Each ride takes 3-6 coupons

Midway Express Access Pass: $15 

  • Grants access to the front of every ride line. Purchase at specially marked ticket booths around the fairgrounds. 
  • Rider must be present in order to purchase.

 

Learn more about new rides for 2022 and safety requirements here.

Available online only

Wednesday, Sept. 7 – Tuesday, Oct. 18

Up to a $176 value for $115.

Includes:

· 4 Fair Admission Tickets

· 2 Ride Vouchers

· 1 Carolina Lights  – car entry pass, Carolina Lights is a drive-through downtown lights show on the fairgrounds.  (Dec. 3 – 26, closed Christmas Day).  carolinalightssc.com

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