1200 Rosewood Drive, Columbia SC 29201
The South Carolina State Fairgrounds is located in the capital city of Columbia. South Carolina is geographically divided into three parts, the Upstate, the Midlands, and the Lowcountry. With the fairgrounds conveniently located in the Midlands, travel from the Upstate or Lowcountry is no longer than a couple of hours.
I-26 East from Greenville / Spartanburg: Follow I-26 to I-126 to Columbia. Take Elmwood Exit to second traffic light. Turn right at McDonald’s onto Assembly Street. Travel approximately two (2) miles; look for Fairgrounds marquee on right.
I-26 West from Charleston: From I-26 take I-77 North.Travel to Exit #5, Bluff Road. Take Bluff Road exit and turn left onto Bluff Road. Travel approximately three (3) miles to the traffic light by Williams Brice Stadium; the Fairgrounds will be on right past the light.
I-77 South from Charlotte: From I-77 take Exit #6, Shop Road.Follow Shop Road approximately three (3) miles and you will be facing the Fairgrounds.
I-20 West from Florence: From I-20 take I-77 South to Exit #6, Shop Road. Follow Shop Road approximately three (3) miles, and you will be facing the Fairgrounds.
US-76 West / US-378 West from Sumter: Take US-76 West/US-378 West to Columbia. Continue on Garners Ferry Road to N. Beltline Blvd. Turn left on N. Beltline Blvd to Rosewood Drive. Bear right on Rosewood Drive to Assembly Street/George Rogers Blvd. Turn left on George Rogers Blvd. at Fairgrounds.