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Satellite Parking and Shuttle

FREE parking is being offered in the RV Lot at the SC State Fairgrounds located at 1200 Rosewood Drive, Columbia, SC 29201, and The Comet will be running FREE shuttles every thirty minutes from 9:30 am – 7;30 pm. Gates will be locked at the RV Lot at 11:45pm on Saturday night and will be open again at 6am on Sunday morning. If you don’t get your car by 11:45pm, you will need to come back on Sunday morning at 6am to pick it up. The shuttle drop-off/pick-up location will be at Blossom and Laurens Streets.

You can also Catch the Comet or Soda Cap Connector at any of these stops along the route:

Assembly and Blanding  |  Sumter and Gervais  |  Gervais and Pickens
Blossom and Barnwell  |  Assembly at Railroad Tracks  |  Assembly and Ferguson
Hampton and Main  |  Gervais and Bull  |  Pendleton and Pickens
Assembly and Blossom  |  Assembly and Flora  |  George and Rosewood

Please Note – Food, beverages, backpacks, coolers and/or
containers are NOT allowed on shuttles, so please leave them in your car.


Festival Parking is PROHIBITED in the Following Neighborhoods:

Hollywood-Rose Hill
Melrose Heights
MLK Park
Old Shandon
University Hill
Wales Garden
Wheeler Hill

Please help us be respectful of our surrounding neighborhoods and use the satellite parking and shuttle instead!


Rideshare Options

Uber and Lyft are permitted at the festival, but the sole drop-off/pick-up location is ONLY located at:

Blossom and Heidt Streets near Truist (formerly BB&T)

Handicap Parking

Handicap parking will be available inside the former Wells Fargo lot located
at 705 Saluda Avenue. All patrons will need to follow the following route:

From Blossom Street, turn left on Pickens Street. Take a right on Greene Street
then right on Laurens Street and back down to Blossom Street

Proper identification will need to be displayed for patrons to access the lot.