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SC State Fair

SC State Fair


South Carolina State Fairgrounds

1200 Rosewood Dr
Columbia, SC 29201


October 20, 2020 - October 21, 2020

Event Details

This year’s S.C. State Fair will be a drive-thru event.

Visitors will get to experience car-friendly attractions that highlight South Carolina’s agriculture, history, arts and culture.

In a twist on the restaurant drive-through concept, guests will be able to drive into the fairgrounds, across the street from Williams-Brice Stadium, and purchase their favorite fair foods.

Additionally, organizers said they have a way to experience the exhibits, crafts and animals that makes the S.C. State Fair “known and loved — in a safe environment.”

“In the midst of the worst global crisis of our lifetime, we wanted to give the community something positive to look forward to,” S.C. State Fair General Manager Nancy Smith said in the release. “Our team is proud to offer a free event where families and friends can experience the joy of the State Fair in a safe and fun environment.”

“As the state’s largest event, we have a responsibility to take care of our neighbors and protect those we love,” said Smith. “To prioritize community health and well-being, our team has spent countless hours developing the best and safest State Fair possible. Safety is always our number one concern, and it is clear to us that the State Fair must adapt to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.”

Organizers are also looking ahead to next year’s event, when they hope to offer a more traditional state fair. It is scheduled for Oct. 13-24, 2021.




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