Calling all sports fans. This area is home to South Carolina football at Williams-Brice Stadium and the South Carolina State Fairgrounds, the hub for events through the year. Going to the South Carolina State Fair is a must for the entire family and don’t forget to take a pregame Gamecock Walk at Gamecock Park.
River Rat Brewery: For a craft beer, head on over to the family and dog-friendly River Rat Brewery. River Rat boasts a wide selection of seasonal delights and core favorites like the 803 IPA and Astronaut Sauce, with a mouth-watering bites menu to match. Kick back with a cold one while you munch on some nachos with beer queso or the famous smoked wings on the open outdoor patio. Be sure to check out the rooftop deck while you’re there!
J’s Corner Restaurant and Bar: This gas station-turned-neighborhood bar- features gameday favorites just steps away from Williams-Brice Stadium and the fairgrounds. Enjoy good eats and their huge outdoor space that’s equipped with TVs, cornhole boards, and plenty of seating.
The Loose Cockaboose Sports Bar & Grill: The Loose Cockaboose (TLC) is walking distance from the stadium and has indoor and outdoor seating and outdoor games. Bring your four-legged friend along – they’re dog-friendly!
Doc’s BBQ: In the mood for authentic barbeque? Head on over to Doc’s BBQ and fill up at the buffet loaded with pulled pork, mac and cheese, and all the Southern fixin’s, or order and specialty sandwich.
Bernie’s Chicken: If you’re tailgating, Bernie’s Chicken is the perfect spot. Serving their signature crispy “broasted” chicken, burgers, hotdogs, and fries, Bernie’s has been serving locals and fans alike for more than three decades.