Home Show Info

What:

The 52nd annual Carolina Classic Home & Garden Show

Hosted by the Building Industry Association of Central South Carolina

Presented by Clyde Nettles Roofing

See over 200 exhibitors with products and services for your home and garden. Click here to become an exhibitor.

Educational Seminars offered daily. See the schedule here.

Register to win prizes from exhibitors. See some of the available prizes here.

Fair-style foods and beer sales each day of the show.

Special activities and admission prices each day of the show. See what we have lined up.

See the Home & Garden Show program on-line via Issuu.com 

When:

  • Friday, March 9 from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 10 from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, March 11 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Admission:

  • Tickets will be sold at the gate each day of the show for $5 each.
  • Kids 14 and under enter free every day; Military Discount Friday and Saturday with ID.
  • Friday, March 9 is 55+ Free Friday. Attendees age 55 and over will not be charged show admission when they go to the ticket booth.
  • Saturday, March 10 is First Responders Appreciation Day. Police, Fire and EMS will not be charged show admission when they show their credentials at the ticket booth.
  • Sunday, March 11 is Two-for-One Admission Day. Buy one $5 ticket at the gate and two people can enter. Gate sales only.

We accept cash, checks and Credit Cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express & Discover)

** Parking is $5/vehicle and is seperate from admission fees.

Where:

Three buildings and outdoor areas of the SC State Fairgrounds in Columbia, SC.  

Vehicles enter through Gate 6 located on George Rogers Blvd., near Williams-Brice Stadium.

Driving Directions:

From the Columbia Metropolitan Airport:

Exiting the airport, take a left at the light onto Airport Boulevard (Highway 302). Get in the right lane. After about a mile you will see the overpass for Interstate 26. Take a right onto the on-ramp for I-26 Charleston. Get in your left lane and follow the signs for I-77 to Charlotte. From I-77, take the Bluff Road exit. Turn left off the ramp onto Bluff Road. Follow Bluff Road to the USC stadium. Turn right (between the stadium and the State Fairgrounds) onto George Rogers Boulevard. Continue around the Fairgrounds through one traffic signal, and enter Gate 6 on the left.

I-26 East from Greenville:

Just outside of Columbia, 1-26 veers to the right to Charleston. Stay straight on I-126, which becomes Elmwood Avenue. Turn right on Assembly Street. Follow Assembly to the state fairgrounds, where Assembly crosses Rosewood Drive and the name changes to George Rogers Boulevard. Enter at Gate 6 on the right.

I-26 West from Charleston:

Take Exit 116, I-77 North, toward Charlotte. From I-77, take Exit 5, Bluff Road. Turn left off the ramp on to Bluff Road. Follow Bluff Road to the USC stadium. Turn right between the stadium and the fairgrounds on to George Rogers Boulevard. Continue around the Fairgrounds through one traffic signal, and enter Gate 6 on the left.

I-20 East from Augusta:

Take exit 64-A to I-26. Immediately get in the left lane to avoid getting on I-26 to Charleston. Get on I-26/Highway 76 toward Columbia. Just outside of Columbia, 1-26 veers to the right to Charleston. Stay straight on I-126, which becomes Elmwood Avenue. Turn right on Assembly Street. Follow Assembly to the state fairgrounds, where Assembly crosses Rosewood Drive and the name changes to George Rogers Boulevard. Follow George Rogers around the perimeter of the fairgrounds. Continue around the Fairgrounds through one traffic signal, and enter Gate 6 on the left.

I-20 West from Florence:

Take the SC-277 South exit towards Columbia, exit #73A. Continue on SC-277 South Ramp. Merge on SC-277 South. Continue on Bull Street. Turn Right on Gervais Street. Turn Left on Assembly Street. Follow Assembly to the State Fairgrounds, where Assembly crosses Rosewood Drive and the name changes to George Rogers Boulevard. Enter Gate 6 on the right.

I-77 South from Charlotte:

Take Exit 5, Bluff Road. Turn right off the ramp on to Bluff Road. Follow Bluff Road to the USC stadium. Turn right just past the stadium, between the stadium and the fairgrounds, on to George Rogers Boulevard. Continue around the Fairgrounds through one traffic signal, and enter Gate 6 on the left.

US-378 from Sumter:

Take US-76 West/US-378 West to Columbia. Continue on Garners Ferry Road. Turn Left on Rosewood Drive. Turn Left on George Rogers Boulevard at the State Fairgrounds. Enter Gate 6 on the right.