State Fair

State Fair strengthens security following Saturday’s stampeding incident

RCSD says no shots were fired Saturday night

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — Two nights after hundreds evacuated the South Carolina State Fair after hearing rumors of a potential shooting on fair grounds, fair officials are upping security to keep people safe. A larger number of Richland County Sheriff’s deputies were visible throughout the Fair Monday, and some fair attendees said there were longer lines to get through security….

What’s New at the South Carolina State Fair?

COLUMBIA SC (WOLO)-  You can celebrate 150 years of South Carolina’s State Fair starting Wednesday, October 6th but you can also celebrate new things coming to the fair as well. Curtis talks with South Carolina State Fairs General Manager Nancy Smith, who talks about new foods, new attractions and the “Circus at the Fair”. You can get discount tickets for…

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SC State Fair in full swing

COLUMBIA,  SC (WOLO)– The South Carolina State Fair is underway and ready for a full week of fun. The fair runs through next Sunday, October 21st. For tickets,  hours, deals, log on to https://www.scstatefair.org/plan-your-visit/tickets There are several specials, including a weekday lunch promotion. 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Every weekday, exchange $10.00 cash for a lunch admission ticket at the ticket…

State Fair Officials: Banner Year in Attendance

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–New numbers are in for attendance at this years South Carolina State Fair. Fair officials say an expanded ride promotion, and record football Saturday attendance were ideal, The Fair welcomed 464,878 visitors before the gates closed for the year Sunday night. The 2016 attendance figures marked an increase of 34,931 over last year’s fair, which followed after last October’s…

SC State Fair Underway: Hit the Midway and Grandstand

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – This year, when you plan your trip to the South Carolina State Fair, you can exchange your ride voucher for a Pay-One-Price wristband to enjoy unlimited rides all day, for the first time ever! That is just one of several new additions to this year’s fair. New rides: The Freak Out, Chopper Charlie and The Tornado Here’s the Grandstand schedule: Wednesday,…