Monday, October 18, 2010

The 2010 Coastal Carolina Fair-Set To Rock Oct 28-Nov 6

Fall is here. The air has cooled signicantly since the hot and humid summer ended and Charleston area residents are packing out the events around town. Activities at Boone Hall have seen large, overwhelming crowds from The Taste of Charleston to the Boone Hall Fright Nights. Next in line, The 2010 Coastal Carolina Fair is set to kickoff beginning October 28. Fun, food(get your gyros and elephant ears), rides, and live entertainment will be non-stop all the way to the end on November 6.

It is the 54th edition of the fair, the first fair was in 1957. It is run by the Exchange Club of Charleston and through its 250+ active members, donates over 20,000 volunteer hours each year to maintain and operate the fair. Home to the Coastal Carolina Fair is the Exchange Park in Ladson off of Highway 78 which is owned and operated by the Exchange Club of Charleston. There will be 67 ride attractions provided by Amusements of America & The Exchange Club of Charleston. Also, various stages throughout the park where live entertainment is scheduled. Not to leave unmentioned are the countless vendors who will be displaying their wares from the hot and spicy to the sweet and cold.

Events and Attractions:
Lake front Stage-Thurs. Oct. 28 country singer Phil Vassar. Easton Corbin Sat. Oct. 30. On Halloween, Colt Ford. The schedule also features Uncle Kracker, Ricky Skaggs and his band Kentucky Thunder, former American Idol contestant Danny Gokey, classic Southern rock band .38 Special, and Percy Sledge. The Coasters, the Platters, and the Marvelettes-close the concert series on Sat. Nov. 6. Dates and times.
Parkway Stage-Featured everyday is the Coastal Carolina Fair talent Search. The Best Legs Contest on Wednesday November 3rd at 1:00pm. Raiders Cheerleaders On November 1st at 6:00pm. Click here for the long list of events.
The Gazebo Lawn will feature Sea Lion Splash and The Gazebo Stage will feature comedic hypnotist Terrance B.
Photography Contest with three divisions. Division I-professional photographers (those who work full or part time in photography) and accomplished amateurs. Division II-amateurs of all ages. Division III-high school, middle school and elementary school age. Rules and awards.
Fireworks over the lake nightly.
Ticket prices.

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