CLICK ON THE MONTHS ABOVE for a Complete Listing for All South Carolina Food Festivals, with Descriptions and Links.
Here are JUST A FEW Featured Events:
October 12-23, 2016 147th South Carolina State Fair
Columbia, South Carolina
Recognized as one of the TOP 50 Fairs in the United States. The fair features nationally recognized entertainment in the grandstand, stages with a variety of acts such as comedy, bands, dancers, local entertainment and entertainment from across the state.
The midway is provided by North American Midway Entertainment (NAME). Art, home arts, horticultural, agricultural and livestock competitions exhibits draw both rural and urban crowds. The South Carolina State Fair strives to provide a clean, safe, family-oriented atmosphere, while offering fun, food, recreation, education, and great competitive exhibit opportunities for all to enjoy. Famously Hot Chef Showdown; Donkey & Mule Shows; Special Flower Show; Home & Craft Demos; One Eared Cow Glass Showcase; Agriculture, Cattle, Dairy Goats, Sheep, Small Stock; Midway, Entertainment, Rides, Midway Games, etc.
November 26, 2016 51st Annual Chitlin' Strut - Salley, South Carolina
This internationally known festival in the quiet, Southern town of Salley, South Carolina (population 398) is held annually the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Visitors converge on Salley to celebrate one of the more unusual food items available, chitterlings. Quite simply, chitterlings (or chitlin's) are fried pig intestines and have been a Southern tradition for over one-hundred years. Attendance: 25,000.