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What's Hot This March
Posted on February 22, 2017 at 7:10AM by Dayna Cantelmi
Come out and enjoy the lovely spring weather this month! Read on for a roundup of things to do below and check out our calendar of events for everything else going on all month ...
Your Guide to All Things Green: St. Pat's in Five Points
Posted on February 10, 2017 at 12:25PM by Dayna Cantelmi
Blarney! On March 18th, Columbia, SC will become a sea of green for the 35th Annual St. Pat's in Five Points celebration. And you're in luck, because we have everything you need to know ...
Top 10 Tips for Total Solar Eclipse Weekend in Columbia, SC
Posted on January 31, 2017 at 11:56AM by Dayna Cantelmi
Be in the know and travel on the path to totality in the "Total Eclipse Capital of the East Coast," Columbia, SC. The entire region is hosting eclipse-related events throughout the long weekend ...
What's Hot This February
Posted on January 24, 2017 at 11:51AM by Dayna Cantelmi
Short on days, but long on fun, February is jam-packed. Keep reading for our roundup of things to do below, then take a look at our calendar of events for all that's happening ...
Smell the Roses in Columbia, SC This Valentine's Day
Posted on January 19, 2017 at 12:27PM by Dayna Cantelmi
Columbia has been struck with Cupid's arrow and we have everything you need to know to plan the perfect Valentine's Day.   Posted by Conquest Brewing Co., Inc. on Friday, ...
What's Hot This January
Posted on December 30, 2016 at 8:59AM by Dayna Cantelmi
Happy New Year! Hit the ground running in 2017 with concerts, exhibits, events and more happening all over town this month. Read on for our roundup of things to do below, then check out ...

South Carolina State Fairgrounds

  • 1200 Rosewood Drive
  • Columbia, SC 29201
  • Phone: 803-799-3387
  • Fax: 803-799-1760
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The following buildings are available at varying times throughout the year: Building Descriptions  • Cantey Building 40,000 sq. ft. - building size 160' x 225' deep - exhibit space • Hampton Building 25,000 sq. ft. - building size 100' x 250' deep - exhibit space • Moore Building 19,000 sq. ft. - building size 98' x 177' deep - exhibit space *clear span space • Ellison Building 16,072 sq. ft. - building size 164' x 98' deep - exhibit space • Ruff Building 15,000 sq. ft. - building size 60' x 248' deep - exhibit space • Nutt Cattle Arena 13,114 sq. ft. - building size 79' x 166' deep - exhibit space • Palmetto Room - Heath Building 2,070 sq. ft. - building size 45' x 46' deep - exhibit space and the brand new Goodman Building with 35,000 sq. ft. of sapce. • Midway 9 acres, half asphalt and half grass .

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  • Handicap Accessible:
  • Price Range Maximum: $$ - $101-150
South Carolina State Fairgrounds Meeting Facility
  • # of Rooms: 8
  • Theatre Capacity: 2,000
  • Classroom Capacity: 1,320
  • Reception Capacity: 2,880
  • Distance to Airport: 9

3rd Annual South Carolina Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival

April 29, 2017
Location: South Carolina State Fairgrounds
Times: From: 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Food Truck Festivals of America heading to Columbia, South Carolina for its 3rd Annual South Carolina Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival. Featuring some of South Carolina's most popular food ...More»

Craftsmen's Christmas Classic Art & Craft Festival

November 3-5, 2017
Location: South Carolina State Fairgrounds
Times: Friday: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM | Saturday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM | Sunday: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The 42nd Annual Craftsmen's Christmas Classic features original designs & work by hundreds of artists & craftsmen from across the Nation. There is something for every style, taste & ...More»

Palmetto Sportsmen's Classic

March 24-26, 2017
Location: South Carolina State Fairgrounds
Times: Friday: 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Saturday: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM | Sunday: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Whether you hunt and fish, or just enjoy the great outdoors, make plans to visit the Palmetto Sportsmen’s Classic, which kicks off its three-day run at the State Fairgrounds in March. This ...More»
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