The Palmetto State's largest event, the South Carolina State Fair, is one of the best values in family-oriented entertainment. Enjoy mouth-watering food, thrilling rides and exciting entertainment. A twelve-day annual event showcasing the mechanical and educational aspects of South Carolina along with presenting a fun, wholesome and entertaining carnival atmosphere where families can come together for tremendous fun...come find your "happy" at the South Carolina State Fair! Rides, animals, exhibits, competitions, food, musical entertainment, roving entertainment, stage acts, grandstand shows and much more bring excitement to Columbia, SC each year.
Make a weekend or a week day of your fair adventure! Find fair hotel packages or browse hotels nearby, and browse restaurant deals and other special offers for fair-goers :
Enter to win a 'famously hot' fair getaway, including two general admission tickets to the fair, two concert tickets of your choice from the Pepsi Grandstand acts, dinner at Terra - restaurant of Chef Mike Davis, 2011 Chef Showdown winner - and a night at the Affordable Suites Deluxe.