Fossil Fair 2022


Saturday, February 26
10 AM – 4 PM

Travel back through time by exploring fossils, rocks, minerals, and the ancient stories they tell. Explore museum and fossil club displays, visit with interesting vendors and their specimens, dig up your own fossils, and so much more!

Tickets are available at the door!


Ancient Cat Art Project

Fossil Record Program

Dino Bingo

Mini Fossil Digs

Sponsored by Piedmont Lithium

Living Fossils (Live Animals)

Fossil Diving in the Carolinas Program

Gemstone Mining

Sponsored by Piedmont Lithium

Paleontologists v. Archeologists Program

Evolve or Perish Board Game

Over 20 Vendors

Jurassic Bark Voting
Sponsored by UrgentVet

The Exploration of the Appalachianasaurus Program

Fossil Fair Planetarium Programs

Mini Fossil Dig Piedmont Lithium

Planetarium Shows

The planetarium is NOT included in your Fossil Fair ticket.

Visitors can purchase planetarium tickets separately at the admissions desk. Tickets are $5 each (children 3 and younger admitted free.)

Click here to view Fossil Fair planetarium programs!

Helpful Things To Know

1. Click here to get directions!

2. Parking is free for all visitors! There are 4 specific parking locations.

Main museum parking lot

Grier Middle School

Parkwood Baptist Church

The “green lot” on Garrison is located on the same side as the museum towards downtown.

3. Hungry? Will’s Food Truck will be parked in the main parking lot from 11 AM – 1 PM!

Wills Deli Market