Today at the fair, Oct. 16

October 16, 2013 

The South Carolina State Fair continues through Sunday at Rosewood Drive and George Rogers Boulevard in Columbia. Here are some important things to know about this year’s fair.

General information

Admission: $10 ages 6-54; $7 ages 55 and older; free for children 5 and younger. No admission after 10 p.m. daily.

Parking: Free in the Fairgrounds parking lot

Daily gate promotion: Free admission for active and retired military and their dependents (with proper identification).

Youth entrance policy: Anyone under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent to be admitted to the fair after 7 p.m. each day.

Today’s highlights

Hours: Gates open at 10 a.m.; Midway opens at 11 a.m.

Rides: Pay-one-price ride day

Grandstand entertainment: No show tonight

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