U.S. Food Festival & Food Show Section
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June 18, 2016 46th 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!"
June 18-26, 2016 74th 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!!
JULY 4, 2016 - 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, 2016 58th 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 7-10, 2016 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 8-23, 2016 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!
July 15-16, 2016 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.
July 16, 2016 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!
July 30-August 2, 2016
92nd Semi-Annual CHART Hospitality Training Conference
Charleston, South Carolina
Council of Hotel & Restaurant Trainers (CHART).
August 5, 2016 Brew at the Zoo - Columbia, South Carolina
South Carolina's coolest suds sippin' safari returns to Riverbanks Zoo and Garden.
August 12-13, 2016 35th 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.
June 21, 2015 5th Annual Blueberry Jam - McClellanville, South Carolina
12 to 7 pm Pick your own blueberries! (Dads with kids get a free cup of blueberries as a Father’s Day treat!) Local growers, artisans and bee keepers will be on hand to share their creations and harvest with you. Compete in the Blueberry Toss for the worlds record! Blues Music By: Atlantic Harmonic Sensation, Dr. Dixon “Blues Physician”, The Operators and many others. A portion of the Festival proceeds will benefit sea turtle conservation at Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge.
July 11-18, 2014 Tasty Tomato Restaurant Feast
Palmetto, South Carolina
Our Tasty Tomato Restaurant Feast will have local restaurants offering special restaurant week menus that feature Midlands’ Grown Food! Meat, dairy, eggs, produce, grains and spirits all produced here in the Midlands and cooked for you by our local chefs.
July 12, 2014 Palette & Palate Stroll - Charleston, South Carolina
Browse art and enjoy fine cuisine - an annual event to benefit the Fine Arts Dealers' Association scholarship program.
July 2-3, 2010 Balloons, Blues & Bar-B-Que - Blythewood, South Carolina
BBQ cookoff, hot-air balloons, live music, balloon rides, movie on giant screen.
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