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Sensory Friendly Morning at the SC State Fair

Thursday, October 13, 2022 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM) (EDT)


The lights and sounds of the South Carolina State Fair will be a little lower from 10 a.m.-noon on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022, when the S.C. State Fair hosts it’s first-ever Sensory-Friendly Morning. During Sensory-Friendly Morning, the S.C. State Fair will create an environment designed with children and adults with autism or sensory processing disorders in mind.  The goal for the morning is to enable families who have a member, whether child or adult, with special needs to visit, explore and enjoy the fair. #DDSN will be welcoming families as they enter the gates to the fair. 
Sensory Friendly Morning Highlights
-At 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 13, children and adults with autism or sensory processing disorders are welcome to enter the fairgrounds, as our guest, up to one hour before the gates officially open to the public at 11 a.m.
-The barns will be open and the animals and their owners will be delighted to have guests see the animals and their morning routines.
-Select rides will be running with no music or lights from 10 a.m.-noon.
-Buildings will open with a more peaceful atmosphere from 11 a.m.- noon.
-Food vendors will start to serve at 11 a.m.
-Quiet and more peaceful strolling acts will perform starting at 10 a.m.
-Free admission for person with disability and one companion are included in this promotion. Ride fees are separate.
SC State Fair
1200 Rosewood Drive
Columbia, SC 29201 United States
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SC State Fair
(803) 799-3387
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Thursday, October 13, 2022 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM) (EDT)
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