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Sustainable Midlands: Pollinators

In the Ellison Building
This year’s exhibit will promote the importance of pollinators like butterflies and honey bees while teaching guests about their life cycles, migratory patterns, and ecosystems.

Youth Horse Show

In the Abernathy Arena

Watch young equestrians in this three-day equine event, featuring showmanship, horsemanship, and some serious competitive spirit.

Paso Fino Horse Exhibition

In the Abernathy Arena

Paso Fino means "fine step," and you can watch these rare horses perform their signature gait! This show has been renamed the Creighton Shull Fall Classic, in memory of one of the founding members of the Pure Puerto Rican Paso Fino Federation of America and a great supporter of the South Carolina State Fair.

4-H Poultry Showmanship

Beside the Smallstock Barn

Yes, they show chickens! Look on as the state’s 4-H members put their birds through the paces for ribbons and prizes.

4-H/FFA Meat Goat

In the Nutt Cattle Arena

Whatever floats your goat! Come watch some of South Carolina’s finest 4-H and FFA members prep their goats for a stiff competition in the show arena.

Rabbit Showmanship

Beside the Smallstock Barn

Youth contestants are judged as they verbally evaluate their animals based on particular strengths in front of a showmanship judge.

From Field to Fair

In the Ellison Building

“From Field to Fair” is designed to provide lots of fun, be educational, and give you the opportunity to become a South Carolina State Fair Ambassador of Agriculture!