Here in Charleston, SC we always look forward to the Fall season because it brings so many wonderful things to our city. The most thrilling fall activity that comes to town though is the Coastal Carolina Fair! From the end of October to the beginning of November, Lowcountry locals look forward to this event each year. There are so many fun things to do at the Coastal Carolina Fair so make sure to read on to see how you can get tickets for the fair & what attractions await you!


Coastal Carolina Fair: General Information

The Coastal Carolina Fair is held at the Exchange Park in Ladson, SC each year. If you are unfamiliar with the area, Ladson is near North Charleston, Goose Creek, & Summerville. The dates for the fair this year are October 28th through November 7th. On weekdays, the gates open around 3 pm & close at 9 pm. On the weekends, the hours are a little longer & they are open 10 am to 10 pm on Saturdays & 12 pm to 9 pm on Sundays. 



When it comes to tickets for the Coastal Carolina Fair, there is an admission fee & then ride tickets. The easiest thing to do is to purchase them online, but you can also purchase them at the entry gates, too. Lines are typically not too long. Adults are $10, children are $6 & those 5 & under are free. They also have special deals expected on October 29th for Military & First Responders, as well as free admission for those who bring a front page of the Sunday, October 31st Post & Courier newspaper for free admission on Monday, November 1st! Be sure to check their page for more information. Ride tickets are not included. You can purchase a set of tickets or wristbands are available for those who plan to ride all the rides!



There are two sections of rides at the Coastal Carolina Fair. For little ones, there is Kiddieland. Each of them has height restrictions. You will find truck rides, spin rides, & even a Ferris Wheel. There are some small roller coasters, a funhouse, & a merry-go-round. For the older kids & adults, there are adult rides. They are located in the Midway. You will find roller coasters, rides that take you upside down, spin you around, & make you want to kiss the ground when you are done. These rides have height restrictions as well. You will also see a sign on every ride showing how many tickets it costs to ride. Like we mentioned above, you can either pay with tickets or purchase a wristband that will give you access to all rides. 



Every year at the Coastal Carolina Fair, there is an art competition. There are many mediums that you will see. There is cloth, wood, paint, sculpture, flowers, & much more. Have a look at all they have to offer, as it is truly brilliant.



While they haven’t released the schedule for this year just yet, you can always anticipate concerts or shows to be at the Coastal Carolina Fair so be sure to look back closer to the time to see who will be here! You may be surprised!



There are a lot of animals at the Coastal Carolina Fair. They can be found in the petting zoo or in the agricultural barn. At the zoo, you can feed & learn about many different types of animals. In the barn, you will find more local animals such as horses, pigs, cows, & bunnies. The farms they are there with can answer any questions you may have. 


Have a Magical Time at the Coastal Carolina Fair & While Working With Team Lail-Chambers!

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