“Carolina Lights” Holiday Drive-Through at SC State Fair


South Carolina State Fair
1200 Rosewood Drive, Columbia, SC, USA


$20 per car, $35 mini-bus, $70 large bus

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The light show will take place December 4 – 26, closed Christmas Day. 

Pricing – BUY EARLY & SAVE

Cars – $15 until Dec. 3
Cars – $20 (Dec. 4 – 26)
Mini-Buses (9-25 passengers) – $35
Vehicles over 25 passengers – $70

Purchase passes online or at the gate
Cash or credit card (VISA or MasterCard) are accepted at the gate.

Patrons may request a re-entry pass at the exit gate if they would like to drive-through the light show a second time on the same night.

Sunday-Thursday: 6pm – 9pm
Friday – Saturday: 6pm- 10pm

Hot chocolate, chocolate chip cookies, and milk will be available for purchase!

Monday, December 6 is Essential Workers Night!
All essential workers get 50% off of car admission at the gate (so $10 a car).

Be considerate and turn off your lights while driving through Carolina Lights.
But remember to turn them back on as you leave the fair park!

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