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  • South Carolina State Fair – 10/9-20/2019 – Columbia – 150 years old – South Carolina State Fair welcomes almost 500,000 visitors each year. While most fairgoers attend to experience the most recent midway ride or sample the latest craze in carnival food, the State Fair continues its sponsorship of premiums in a wide variety of fields from 4-H students showing their prized farm animals to senior citizens competing in home crafts and gardening categories.  Education remains an integral part of the State Fair’s mission and is reflected in the $300,000 in college scholarships awarded to students each year.
  • Sumter County Fair – 9/24-29/2019 – Sumter- The old-time carnival comes alive as area farmers bring their prize-winning animals for competition, and folks show off their award-winning pickles and succulent jams. Cotton candy, carnival rides and a grandstand performance complete the day’s activities.
  • Carolina Foothills Heritage Fair – 9/24-28/2019 – Westminster – In the mountains, the Carolina Foothills Heritage Fair has everything you imagined a quintessential fair would have! We host concerts, livestock shows, rodeos, dance exhibitions, 4-H youth events, hands-on learning opportunities, farm animal exhibits, and loads of family fun all included with the price of admission.
  • West Carolina State Fair – 10/18-27/2019 – Aiken – 50th Year – The fall – Cotton candy, corn dogs, candy apples, funnel cakes, huge turkey legs and deep fried everything. Other entertaiment includes concerts, monster trucks, demolition derby, and circus.