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Free Daily Circus

The circus is in town for the South Carolina State Fair’s 150th anniversary. Get your popcorn, grab a seat under the Big Top and prepare to be dazzled by a world-class show featuring high wire artists, daredevil motorists, clowns and animals. This year’s fair will feature three live circus performances each day - with seating of 1,300 for each hour-long show. The attraction is FREE with fair admission

 

Tent

The Big Top Tent

The beautiful, state-of-the-art Big Top theater and marquee tent were constructed in 2017 by Anceschi Alberto e Paolo in Rio Saliceto, Italy. The intimate theater has a seating capacity of 1,300, and has ADA approved viewing areas with companion seats. The individual seats are positioned in the round – circling the one-ring, European-style performance area.
Ringmaster

Ringmaster

Sensational ringmaster and circus veteran, Ian Garden, will host the hour-long production. Garden will be joined by an esteemed international cast of acts
Globe of Death

Globe of Death

Multiple motorcyclists perform loops at high speeds in the tight confines of the steel Globe of Death
Pompeyo Family Dogs

Pompeyo Family Dogs

The Pompeyo’s and their amazing rescue pups were semifinalists on Season 12 of America’s Got Talent
Duo Silks

Duo Silks

Celena and Sheyla dazzle in perfect unison on the duo silks
Wheel of Destiny

Wheel of Destiny

Daredevils take on the Wheel of Destiny, doing aerial stunts and acrobatics while keeping balance on the colossal, revolving apparatus
America's Show Camels

America's Show Camels

Lights, camels, action! Ian Garden and Ryan Henning present a caravan of rare, blue-eyed spotted Dromedary camels

Teeterboard

The performing troupe, hailing from Africa, have mastered the Korean-style teeterboard. Watch them blast each other to high heights to perform aerial somersaults and gravity defying feats

High Wire

The Columbian high wire troupe balances precariously while walking along a tensioned wire high above the audience