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:
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 7-11, 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. Attendance: 37,000.