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It’s the most wonderful time of the year in South Carolina: college football has returned and the sweltering summer temperatures are finally starting to dip. WIth that in mind, what better time to head outdoors and enjoy the cooler weather? Be sure to check out these great events going on in SC this season.
South Carolina State Fair
1200 Rosewood Dr, Columbia, SC
What better way to celebrate the beginning of fall than with the annual state fair? Enjoy carnival rides, more fried food than you can shake a stick at, and all-around family fun. This year’s musical headliners include everyone from Fantasia to The Temptations to Trace Adkins. The South Carolina State Fair runs from October 10th – 21st. Be sure not to miss this once a year event!
Boone Hall Fright Nights
2413 N Hwy 17, Mt. Pleasant, SC
Throughout September and October, visitors to Boone Hall Fright Nights can expect to be scared senseless on different attractions throughout the Boone Hall property. If you think you have what it takes to valiantly stare fear in the face and survive, be sure to purchase your tickets online today. Please note, this attraction is not recommended for guests under 12 due to its scary nature.
College Football Games
Memorial Stadium, Clemson, SC & Williams-Brice Stadium, Columbia, SC
A long-standing tradition in the South this time of year is to cheer on your favorite team on Saturdays, preferably after some serious tailgating. Gather your friends, drinks, and tailgate treats and be sure to catch the nationally-ranked Clemson Tigers or USC Gamecocks in person this season. Be sure to check individual teams’ websites for home games and further information.
Fall for Greenville
Downtown Greenville, SC
In the mood to celebrate the cooler weather while day-drinking downtown? Be sure to head to Greenville’s annual autumnal celebration, Fall for Greenville, to enjoy the Falls Park as well as all the entertainment and food the festival has to offer. With 70+ musical acts over the long weekend, you’re sure to discover a new band you love or catch up with an old favorite. Fall for Greenville takes place October 12th – 14th.