2018 SOUTH CAROLINA - June, July & August 2018
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Eve
(See also: 2017 - 2015 - 2014 - 2010)
June 15-24, 2018
76th Annual Hampton County Watermelon Festival
Hampton, South Carolina
South Carolina's oldest continuing festival. Highlights: Lake Warren State Park Family Fun Day, Youth Parade, Pet Show, Mud Run, Watermelon Eating Contest, Watermelon Judging Contest, a Melon Miss pageant for all ages, arts and crafts displays, a taste of good Hampton County Food, plus variety of musical entertainment, and of course....one of the largest parades in the state!!
June 16, 2018 48th Annual Ridge Peach Festival
Trenton, South Carolina
Whether you love Arts and Crafts, Antiques Tractors and Cars, or Delicious Festival Foods, the Annual Ridge Peach Festival has something for every member of your family. A Country Store featuring home canned peach preserves, jams, and jellies, along with your favorite peach desserts and ice cream are all waiting for you to arrive and enjoy. Our event has become more than a festival; It's a reunion and gathering place for families. "Let's meet at the Peach Festival!"
JULY 4, 2018 - There are so many events on this day that they are too numerous to list. Virtually every community in the U.S. has a 4th of July celebration
July 4, 2018 60th Annual Lexington County Peach Festival
Gilbert, South Carolina
Celebrate at the annual festival with arts and crafts, children’s rides, and great peach-themed and other foods, a parade, three stages of entertainment, antique tractor and farm equipment display, car show, and fireworks.
July 12-14, 2018
South Carolina Festival of Discovery
Greenwood, South Carolina
BBQ, BLUES & FUN! The annual KCBS sanctioned event will feature competitions in professional and backyard divisions. Doesn’t matter whether you like mustard, ketchup, or vinegar based BBQ, you will find it here. As well as just about any kind meat BBQ’ed as well... Pork, Beef, Chicken, and Hash. The Taster’s Choice is one of the premier events for the Public to be able to sample many different competitors best BBQ and vote for who you this is best. Come out and try some, If you go away hungry, you have no one to blame but your self. The Festival of Discovery will host outdoor concerts, an arts & crafts exhibition, and a hot dog eating contest. (also: www.uptowngreenwood.com/events/sc-festival-of-discovery ) Attendance: 37,000.
July 19-28, 2018 South Carolina Peach Festival
Gaffney, South Carolina
Live entertainment, parade, BBQ cookoff, road races, antique car & tractor shows, peach dessert contest, talent contest and Peach Ball!
2017 SOUTH CAROLINA - June, July & August 2017
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Eve
waiting for new dates
July 21-22, 2017 Pageland Watermelon Festival
Pageland, South Carolina
Watch a watermelon-themed parade, savor a delicious selection of foods, enjoy the wonderful assortment of traditional music, including beach, country, and gospel. And don’t forget the old fashion seed spittin’ and watermelon eatin’ contests for all ages.
August 3, 2017 Low Country Boil on Main - Simpsonville, South Carolina
Come out for lowcountry boil and other assorted side items. Each adult ticket includes the meal, two adult beverages and unlimited tea, water, and lemonade. A portion of ticket proceeds will go to the Golden Strip Relay for Life. The event will feature live music with The Carolina Beggars joining us on the stage! Adults tickets will be discounted to $37.50 when purchased early! Tickets for children 6-12 are available for $15, regardless of purchase date. Tickets for children under 6 are $7.50, regardless of purchase date.
August 5, 2017 Palmetto Tasty Tomato Festival
Palmetto, South Carolina
Presented by Sustainable Midlands, the Palmetto Tasty Tomato Festival is a celebration of locally grown food – the people who grow it, the restaurants who place it on their menus, the markets that sell it, and the people who eat it!
August 5, 2016 Brew at the Zoo - Columbia, South Carolina
South Carolina's coolest suds sippin' safari returns to Riverbanks Zoo and Garden.
August 11-12, 2017 Annual South Carolina Peanut Party
Pelion , South Carolina
We have something for everyone - Arts & Crafts, Food, Parade, Exhibitors, Book Sale, Peanut Butter Sandwich Eating Contest, and, of course, Boiled Peanuts! Be sure to visit our “Peanuts Your Way!” tent for old-fashioned peanut candies, flavored dry-roasted peanuts and handmade peanut art.