The first-ever free, Drive-Through S.C. State Fair is bringing the tradition of the State Fair to fairgoers in a new way in an effort to spread joy while staying safe during the COVID-19 pandemic!
“This year has been difficult for all of us, we hope that folks will experience some of the wide-eyed wonder that they come to the State Fair for each year.”
– Nancy Smith
Guests will experience a snippet of the agriculture, arts, entertainment and food they look forward to each year while remaining in the safety of their vehicles. The event will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 20 and Wednesday, Oct. 21, 10 a.m. – 8p.m. Join Q 935 for a drive through Scavenger Hunt. It’s an epic game of “I-Spy” you can play from the comfort of your car. CLICK HERE for your Scavenger Hunt list of items
Fair food will be available for purchase through a separate drive-through with extended dates, Tuesday, Oct. 20 – Saturday, Oct. 24, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Guests will not want to miss the opportunity to indulge in their fair food favorites this year. In a twist on the restaurant drive-through concept, guests will be able to drive into the Lexington Medical Center Fair Park on the fairgrounds to purchase Fiske fries, funnel cakes and more. With an anticipated high demand, the fair food vendors have extended the dates to Oct. 20 – 24, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Guests will enter Gate 6 on George Rogers Boulevard, then wind through the parking lot until they reach six separate lines for fair food, all of which will have the same offerings, in an effort to keep the lines moving quickly and efficiently. The following fair food will be available:
· Fiske fries
· Corn dogs
· Sausage sandwiches
· Turkey Legs
· Funnel cakes
· Elephant ears
· Cotton candy
· Candy apples
· Caramel corn
· Pepsi brand 20 oz. bottled drinks and water