Friday, February 15, 2019

Palmetto Sportsmen's Classic at S.C. State Fairgrounds March 22-24

Whether you’re looking for a gift for the outdoor enthusiast in your life, the hottest hunting, fishing and outdoor gear to use on your upcoming adventure, or just a fun way to spend time with your family join us at the 2019 Palmetto Sportsmen’s Classic, March 22-24 at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds.

This year’s event features over 350 vendors and will have everything you need for your next outdoor adventure! Come out to find the best hunting equipment, fishing gear, boats, outfitters, knives, ATVs, tree stands, RV’s, food, turkey calls and much, much more!

Check out the 2019 Exhibitor List to see if your favorite vendor will be at this year’s Classic.

This year's special attractions will include:

Nature Nick


Nature Nick's Animal Adventures

Nature Nick is this year’s newest attraction and will be traveling all the way from New York to attend the Classic. Nature Nick’s Animal Adventures is a fast-paced educational wildlife show that is great for all ages. His shows include 5-6 trained exotic animals including, but not limited to: owls, falcons, snakes, alligators, foxes, armadillos, turtles and even a Chilean flamingo!

Hawg Trough  


Jim Vitaro's Hawg Trough

The Hawg Trough is a mobile 5,000-gallon fish tank that will be located in the Nutt Arena. The tanks are filled with water and stocked with live fish. Throughout the Classic, a fishing expert or the Hawg Trough Fish Tank operator will provide educational and entertaining seminars and fishing demonstrations!

Joey Mines  


Joey Mines

In its 32nd year, the Outdoor With Joey Mines TV show has become one of the longest-running outdoor shows of all time. Joey brings a sense of humor and "country charm" to the show that audiences from all around the world can relate to. Seen weekly on The Walk TV, over 93 million households tune in to watch Joey as he interviews local sportsman and takes his audience on the adventure with him. You can meet Joey Mines in the Goodman Building booths 80-82.


Purchase your tickets in advance online or at the gate. Friday admission is $5 at the gate only (sponsored by Academy Sports + Outdoors). Saturday and Sunday admission is $10.

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1000 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29201