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2016 Fair Closes with Banner Attendance

The 147th South Carolina State Fair which welcomed 464,878 visitors before the gates closed for the year Sunday night.
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2016 Greatest Grandparent Competition Winners

The South Carolina State Fair honored six winners in its 2016 Greatest Grandparents Essay Contest Sunday afternoon during ceremonies on the fairgrounds.
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Schedule Changes for Fine Art & Ag Exhibitors

These schedule changes were made in response to Hurricane Matthew and the revised USC football schedule.
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Ride Safety is Our Priority

The South Carolina State fair has enjoyed a long history of ride safety and is taking steps again this year to ensure a fun and safe experience for our patrons on the Midway.
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The Fair Will Be Open & Accepting Entries as Scheduled

The South Carolina State Fair is self-supported, nonprofit organization and will be open for competition deliveries through Sunday, October 9, 2016.
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OneMain Financial Offers FREE Admission on Opening Day

Pickup a FREE admission ticket for opening day, Oct. 12 at any OneMain Financial Office in South Carolina.
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Aloe Blacc Performs FREE on Opening Day

Grammy nominated, Aloe Blacc will now kickoff the South Carolina State Fair’s concert lineup on October 12th at 7pm for FREE. In addition to a free concert, the fair offers $1 admission on opening day as well.
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Prince & Princess Pageant Hosted at the Fair

This pageant is an official preliminary for the Miss South Carolina Princess & Prince Pageant.
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From Field To Fair

The South Carolina State Fair’s From Field to Fair program is designed to provide lots of fun, be educational, and give you the opportunity to become a South Carolina State Fair Ambassador of Agriculture!
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Rachel Platten Cancels Concert

The Rachel Platten concert scheduled at the South Carolina State Fair on Wednesday, October 12 has been cancelled.
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Greatest Grandparents Day Essay Contest Open

Write and submit an essay about your favorite grandparent for a chance to featured at our Greatest Grandparent Ceremony October 16! Deadline for entry is September 9.
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Kindergarten Days Registration Open

Kindergarten Teachers! Bring your students to one of our Kindergarten Days. Deadline to register is Monday, September 26, 2016.
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S.C. State Fair Closes With a Blue Ribbon Year

The 2015 South Carolina State Fair has finished the year “SC Strong”. The fair welcomed 429,947 visitors…
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