South Carolina is known for its myriad of festivals, featuring a diverse number of themes that are suitable for all sorts of demographics, from family-friendly to 21-and-over crowds. South Carolina festivals are available year-round. In this post, we will cover some of the most unique festivals in South Carolina.
Bacon Labor Day
This past year was the first festival for the Bacon Labor Day in Simpsonville. The Bacon Labor Day supports great causes, raising funds for different programs for the City of Simpsonville each year. This past year raised funds for a K9 unit to be added to local law enforcement. The festival events are family friendly and include a Pigs on Parade Campaign and an Officer Ride Along auction.
Doggone Good Time Festival
Are you a proud pet owner looking for a festival centered around your little companion? The Doggone Good Time Festival is put on by the Humane Society of York County and celebrates all things doggie! The festival is family friendly and includes a Kiddie Zone which features a Petting Zoo with Barnyard Celebrations, Charlotte Checkers Bouncies, Face Painting, Coloring Contests, and Brusters Ice Cream.
Blues By The Sea
For a decade Blues By The Sea, located on Kiawah Island, has been a coveted destination in the South Carolina Music Festivals lineup. This free music festival is great for the whole family and features great blues artists and also provides attendees with plenty of vendor options for food and drinks.
Rivertown Music and Craft Beer Festival
A one-day festival in downtown historic Conway, the Rivertown Music and Craft Beer Festival features great music, food vendors, a craft beer tasting area, and a classic car show. Local and regional bands play, over 125 cars take part in the classic car show, and there are over 80 craft beers available. Festival admission is free. Food and beer tickets can be purchased on-site.