Sweet Potato Festival
The longest-running festival in Darlington County, the South Carolina Sweet Potato Festival now attracts audiences of more 27,000 people. The daylong extravaganza includes children’s games, crafts, music, live entertainment, a car show and plenty of food, including sweet potato pie! Folks have been packing the festival for a day of family fun since 1983. The event honors the vital role sweet potatoes play in the economy of the Pee Dee.
Sponsored by the Pilot Club of Darlington. Admission is free. Held the second Saturday in October each year on the Public Square in downtown Darlington.
Taste of Darlington
For more than 20 years A Taste of Darlington has been a marquee event on the social calendar in the community. This year’s event will feature 17 grillers preparing main courses and over 15 stations featuring hors d’oeuvres and desserts. The annual culinary event benefits the Darlington Downtown Revitalization Association (DDRA) and features some of the best cooks in the Darlington area. Sample various foods, beverages and desserts prepared by local chefs and cooks.
Join the Greater Darlington Chamber of Commerce for our annual Freedom Fest at Downtown Darlington at the Square! The event will include food and beverage vendors, merchandise vendors, kids carnival, live music, and FIREWORKS all in Downtown Darlington.
Come out for Freedom Fest on June 24, 2023!
Lamar Egg Scramble Jamboree
The first week in April, The Town of Lamar hosts the Egg Scramble Jamboree on Main Street. Events over the weekend include Taste of Lamar, a night parade, car show, fine arts and crafts booths, food vendors, stage shows, amusements, live entertainment… and so much more!
For vendor/parade applications and details of the event, visit the Egg Scramble page on the Town of Lamar website here.
Christmas on Main
All year long, the Christmas on Main Committee is working hard to prepare. In November, Main Street is dolled up with lights and a tree for all to see. At Christmas on Main, Santa makes a great appearance, hot cocoa and s’mores keep you warm and toasty, and Christmas carols get you in the spirit!
Stay tuned for the 2023 event!
Lamar Fun Day
Lamar Fun Day is a summer tradition for the whole family! Music, free food, giveaways and child-friendly entertainment. This is held at the Spaulding Field in the summer.
Stay tuned for the 2023 event!
Society Hill Catfish Festival
Each year, The Town of Society Hill hosts their long-running Catfish Festival! It is a full day of entertainment, arts and crafts, games, food and traditions. The cookers will be fired up with classic festival foods and the catfish stew will be hot and ready for sampling. The Catfish Festival is held on the grounds of the old St. David’s School on Main Street. A parade starts out the day and vendors are always welcome! Stay tuned for the 2023 scheduled event!
Follow the Catfish Festival events as they are planned!
Christmas In The Park
Christmas carols, light refreshments, tree lighting and Santa! Leading up to Christmas, the town’s people come out to decorate the Town in all its glory for the Christmas Holiday. Christmas in the Park is a great time for the community to come together, sing carols and enjoy the season’s blessings.
Taste of Society Hill
The Long Bluff Historical Society hosts The Taste of Society Hill.
The Taste of Society Hill will be held April 22, 2023 at the Adam Marshall House on Main Street. Raffles, good food, live music and great times!
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