SC State Fair - Chris Timmers photo.

Visitors to this year’s State Fair will have a new weekend shuttle option for getting to the fairgrounds and can receive a complimentary $5 food voucher in the process. The COMET transit system in Columbia will provide FREE shuttle service between the South Carolina State Museum at 301 Gervais St. and the fairgrounds each Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the fair.

The shuttles will leave the museum each hour from 2 p.m. until 10 p.m. with hourly return trips from the fair beginning at 2:30 p.m. through midnight each weekend day except the final Sunday (Oct. 20). On the final Sunday (Oct. 20), the shuttles will leave the museum on the hour from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. with hourly return trips from the fair beginning at 2:30 p.m. through 10 p.m. All departure times are approximate.

Parking is free at the South Carolina State Museum, and each passenger will receive a $5 food voucher upon arrival at the fair to be used at any food concession stand on the fairgrounds.

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