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Homegrown Fun At The SC State Fair

The South Carolina State Fair, which opens this week, has been ranked one of the most affordable state fairs in the country by HomeToGo.

“We are very mindful of the importance of affordability, and we aim to put on a fair each year that is both entertaining and economical,” said State Fair manager, Nancy Smith. “We are gratified to know that our pricing ranks among the least expensive in the country.”

The 2018 S.C. State Fair will run Oct. 10-21 at Rosewood Drive and George Rogers Boulevard with an incredible lineup of entertainment:

Artist Day
Scotty McCreery Thursday Oct. 11
Brett Michaels  Friday Oct. 12
Trace Adkins  Monday Oct. 15
Fantasia Tuesday Oct. 16
The Temptations & The Four Tops  Wednesday Oct. 17

This year’s Pepsi Grandstand lineup also includes two free shows with fair admission: Tokyo Joe (Rocketman – Tribute to Elton John) Oct. 10 and La Poderosa Banda San Juan Oct 14! So will it be food, tunes or tides for you? We’ll see you at the Fair!

For a full list of discounts before and during the fair, visit

    South Carolina State Fairgrounds
    1200 Rosewood Dr.
    Columbia , SC 29201 United States