More than $500,000 in scholarship funds are available for high school seniors statewide now through March 15 Columbia, S.C. – February 1, 2024 – The South Carolina State Fair, a self-supporting 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, is delighted to announce the commencement of applications for its 27th annual Ride of Your LifeContinue Reading

Columbia is set to come alive with 12 days of pure excitement as the 154th South Carolina State Fair makes its return October 11 – 22. The event will offer fair classics and 13 new foods and drinks and two traveling exhibits. “From the blue-ribbon home-grown produce to the outstandingContinue Reading

The countdown is on for the return of the 154th South Carolina State Fair and discount admission and ride tickets are officially on sale. Buying tickets in advance offers significant savings of up to 50 percent. Tickets can be bought now through October 10 at a participating Circle K locationContinue Reading

The South Carolina State Fair has announced its general manager, Nancy Smith, has been awarded the John W. Parris Agricultural Leadership Award by the South Carolina Association of Agricultural Educators for her commitment to promoting agriculture across South Carolina. Presented at the annual state conference of the agricultural educators atContinue Reading

The South Carolina State Fair has announced the 2023 recipients of its annual Ride of Your Life Scholarship program. For the first time in more than a decade, the S.C. State Fair increased its total scholarship investment to $500,000 — awarding each recipient with $10,000. In addition, thanks to CircleContinue Reading

The South Carolina State Fair has announced its annual Spring Fair Food Drive-Through will return April 16 – 22. The week-long food event, featuring a wide variety of traditional fair food and drinks, will launch with a special Walk-In Kickoff Day April 15, and culminate with Movie Nights under theContinue Reading

Discount admission and ride tickets for the 153rd annual South Carolina State Fair are on sale now through October 11. Patrons can save up to 50 percent by buying tickets in advance at or at a participating Circle K location. The fair returns October 12 – 23 at theContinue Reading

The South Carolina State Fair, the state’s largest annual event, is now accepting temporary employment applications for this year’s 12-day fair, which takes place October 12 – 23 at the S.C. State Fairgrounds. Those wishing to apply can view available positions and apply at “The fun, friendships and excitementContinue Reading

The South Carolina State Fair is now accepting entries for this year’s competitive exhibits, which will be on display October 12-23. The annual exhibits will showcase South Carolina’s finest in agriculture, arts, crafts, flowers and livestock. Those wishing to compete can view the Exhibit Guide and enter online now throughContinue Reading