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South Carolina State Fair

October 13 @ 12:00 pm - October 24 @ 11:00 pm



A 12-day fair is held at the fairgrounds annually during October. The primary focus of the fair is to serve as a showcase of the talents of the youth and citizens of the state by providing them with a means of education, exhibition and competition involving arts, crafts, culinary, horticultural, and various livestock projects in which the youth and citizens of the state are involved. The fair strives to create an event that celebrates an atmosphere of responsible community involvement and citizenship.

The annual fair also highlights the heritage of the state, and its ties to agriculture, industry, and business. The Fair’s central location in Columbia, in the middle of the state, provides a gathering place for all South Carolina communities to showcase their best resources, their youth, agriculture and a sense of community in addition to their products and skills.

Organized in 1869, the South Carolina State Fair continues to keep its very important agricultural roots alive, while offering fun, food, education and great competitive exhibit opportunities for all.Each October, people of all ages come to Columbia to participate in the South Carolina State Fair, one of the Top 50 Fairs in the United States. Exhibits, as well as livestock competitions and entertainment, draw both rural and urban crowds.

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October 13 @ 12:00 pm
October 24 @ 11:00 pm
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1200 Rosewood Drive
Columbia, SC United States
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