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South Carolina EMS Association


Join us on May 25, for an unforgettable day filled with fun, music and community spirit as we honor the dedication and hard work of Emergency Medical Service personnel.

This special day is packed with entertainment for all ages. 


Parade at 10:30 a.m. 

EMS agencies from all over the state will come together in a powerful display of the solidarity and dedication of our emergency services.

Family Fun Activities at 11:30 a.m.

A host of activities for kids, lifesaving training sessions, unique vendors, food trucks and more!

Live Entertainment at 5:00 p.m.

Taylor Ingle and Corey Smith open the night, setting the stage for The Frontmen – Larry Stewart (of Restless Heart), Richie McDonald (formerly of Lonestar) and Tim Rushlow (formerly of Little Texas).

**Special Perks for EMS**

Enjoy exclusive benefits and giveaways available for pickup at the event in appreciation for your dedication and service (must show EMS credentials at the event).

Purchase Tickets Here

Tickets for this event are non-refundable. The event is rain or shine. Outside drinks, coolers, chairs and umbrellas are strictly prohibited.

Event Location: 

South Carolina Fairground

1200 Rosewood Dr. 

Columbia SC, 29201


Kids 12 and under enjoy FREE entry!

Larry Stewart (of Restless Heart),

Richie McDonald (formerly of Lonestar),

and Tim Rushlow (formerly of Little Texas)

Corey Smith

Food Trucks

Get ready to indulge in some delicious treats at the EMS Appreciation Celebration on May 25. We've got an awesome lineup of food trucks featuring:

  • Pelican Snoball
  • Daley's Fair Food
  • Diablo's Southwest Grill of Lexington
  • Smokin' Angels Q
  • Salute Chew
  • Bubblelicious Food Truck
  • Ironhead BBQ
  • Foodie Faves Truck
  • Timmons Concessions
  • Leaning Tower of Pizza

Come hungry and get ready to enjoy some fantastic food while we celebrate our hardworking EMS professionals!

Family Fun Activities

Get ready for an unforgettable family fun day at our EMS Appreciation Celebration! We'll have exciting inflatables, STEM activities, hands-only training sessions, a "touch a truck" experience, cornhole tournament, silent auction and much more. Join us for a day of entertainment and gratitude for our hardworking EMS personnel.

Mark your calendars and bring the whole family for a day of fun and appreciation!

Our fantastic vendors will be set up from 11:30 am - 4:30 pm!


  • Emergency Transportation Association
  • Pulsara
  • Midlands Tech
  • North American Rescue
  • Crossroads Treatment Center
  • MUSC Health
  • SC EMS Division DHEC
  • On-Site T-Shirt Screen Printing
  • Color Street Nail Polish
  • Swirls Cotton Candy

  • SC-Stem for Kids
  • MaxLiving Chiropractic
  • Defenders Detachment
  • Midnight to Me Literacy
  • Dejohnson Bling
  • Hat Bar
  • EPulse
  • After 5 Creative
  • Ninth Brain
  • Stryker
  • Expedition Steam
  • Lexington Medical Center
  • VKG Soap
  • Full Experience Booth
  • Tallulah's Tasty Treats
  • Lavandula Crystals
  • Passanante's Home Food Service
  • Children's Toys
  • Permanent Jewelry
  • Children's Clothes

The Silent Auction for the upcoming EMS Appreciation Celebration is now live! We've got amazing experiences, tickets, sports memorabilia, and more! Plus, don't miss the chance to win big with our $20 raffle—buy as many tickets as you like for a shot at some amazing prizes!

The silent auction and raffle winners will be announced at the EMS Appreciation Celebration on May 25, 2024, at 3:00 p.m. 

All proceeds from the auction and raffle will go to the SC EMS Education Foundation. Your participation will make a meaningful impact, so start bidding and get your raffle tickets now!  

Click the link below for more information.

Start Bidding Now!

If you have any questions, contact


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