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S.C. State Fair discount tickets on sale

Sep 4, 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C.  – Sept 4, 2019 –  Admission tickets and ride vouchers for the 2019 South Carolina State Fair are on sale.

Discount admission tickets and ride vouchers are available through Oct. 8 at participating Circle K stores and

South Carolina State Fair’s roving ticket booth, FRED, will be at numerous locations across the greater Columbia region selling discount tickets, Sept. 4-Oct. 8. Find FRED’s locations and times online at

Starting September 23, tickets may be purchased from South Carolina State Fair’s Early Bird Ticket Window located at the North Gate, 1200 Rosewood Drive. For Early Bird Ticket Window times, visit

Advance admission tickets are $7 ($10 during the fair), and advance ride vouchers are $25 ($30 during the fair and $35 on weekends on grounds).

Ride vouchers can be exchanged for a Pay-One-Price wristband, which offers unlimited rides any one day of the fair. Vouchers also may be exchanged for 30 ride coupons any day of the fair.

Admission to the South Carolina State Fair is free for those 5 years-old and younger as well as for active and retired military and their families with proper ID. Dependent children 10 years old and older must present ID. Adults 55 years old and older are admitted for $7 every day at the fairgrounds.

The 150th anniversary South Carolina State Fair runs Oct. 9-20 at the fairgrounds on Rosewood Drive and George Rogers Boulevard.

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. The South Carolina State Fair has awarded more than $3 million in scholarships since 1997.

Media outlets: Go to to access the S.C. State Fair digital press kit with circus and general fair images, 150th anniversary fact sheet including circus information, the 150th anniversary logo and video b-roll.

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