Total Eclipse Tailgate at the South Carolina State Fair

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Total Eclipse Tailgate at the South Carolina State Fair

August 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Note: Online sales have ended but parking spots will be available on eclipse day, first come first served. 

The South Carolina State Fair will provide one of the city’s most unobstructed views of the eclipse! Tailgating spaces for the event will include access to free entertainment, food concessions, indoor restrooms and a limited number of Eclipse Safe Viewing glasses. (More info:

Gates Open – 9am-4pm
Admission is free. Parking is $5 per car. Reserve your spot now!

Note that RV parking is available in the traditional RV lot adjacent to the fairgrounds, as well:

This event will be handing out free eclipse glasses to guests courtesy of the City of Columbia, S.C., while supplies last! Available on event date and time only.

Located at the South Carolina State Fair in Columbia, S.C.


Kyle Gustafson


The South Carolina State Fair
Rosewood Drive and George Rogers Boulevard
Columbia, SC, 29201