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FESTIVAL & EVENTS

JANUARY

Grand American Hunt, Orangeburg
January 6-8
Orangeburg County Chamber of Commerce
(803) 534-6821 or (800) 545-6153

MAY

Orangeburg Festival of Roses Street Dance, Orangeburg
May 5
(803) 531-6186

Orangeburg Festival of Roses, Orangeburg
May 5-7 The weekend before Mother’s Day.
Family fun and entertainment including music, sports, races, arts and crafts, and much more!
Admission is free.
Orangeburg County Chamber of Commerce
(803) 534-6821 or (800) 545-6153

 

SEPTEMBER

Bowman Harvest Festival
Sept. 9-11
Downtown Bowman
(803) 829-2666

Trash to Treasures (Community Yard Sale)
Sept. 10
Elloree, Town Hall
(803) 897-2821

Raylrode Daze Festivul
Sept. 23-25
Branchville, SC
Celebrating the history of being the oldest railroad junction in the world with a parade on the 25 at 11:00am, entertainment, live bands and a street dance, cancan girls, gunfighters, arts and crafts, a carnival and more.
Admission is free.
Tom Jennings, (803) 274-8831/8876

DECEMBER

Holly Hill Christmas Festival
December 3-4
Town Hall, (803) 496-3330

First Sunday December
December 4
Springfield at Railroad Platform
First Sunday in December. Tree Lighting, and arrival of Santa!
Contact Sylvia Hiers
(803) 258-3764 or Springfield Town Hall, (803) 258-3152

Orangeburg County Christmas Parade
December 4, 3:00pm
Orangeburg County Chamber of Commerce
(803) 534-6821

Bowman Christmas Parade
December 8, 7:00 pm
(803) 829-2666

Elloree Christmas Parade
December 10
Linda Childers (803) 897-3353

Country Christmas Supper
December 10
Old Springfield High School, Springfield
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
(803) 258-3152

MARCH

Trash to Treasures, Elloree
Community Yard Sale
March TBA
Elloree, Town Hall
(803) 897-2821

Elloree Trials Thoroughbred and Quarter-Horse Flat, Elloree
March TBA
A tradition of flat racing for more than 50 years, this event features 10 to 12 races.
Admission price varies.
Elloree Training Center
(803) 897-2616

JULY

July 4th Fireworks
Elloree, SC
(803) 897-2821

July 4th Patriotic Celebration & Fireworks
Springfield, SC
Sylvia Hiers, (803) 258-3764 or
Springfield Town Hall, (803) 258-3152

OCTOBER

Orangeburg County Fair
October 3-9
Orangeburg County Fairgrounds
Rodney Barr, (803) 534-0358

Arts & Antiques Festival
October 8
Elloree, SC on Cleveland Street

Homecoming at South Carolina State University
October 22, Orangeburg
(803)536-7061

Taste of Orangeburg
October 23
On the Square, Russell Street.
A variety of restaurants and vendors from around the city feature samples of their cuisine.
12:00 noon – 3:00 pm. Free Admission.
(803) 531-6186

Trunk Or Treat, Elloree
October 31
Joe Miller Park, Elloree Town Hall
(803) 897-2821

Jack on the Track
October 31, Springfield

 

DEC., CONT.

The Nutcracker – Presented by the Orangeburg Civic Ballet
Orangeburg
TBA
Martin Luther King Jr. Auditorium on the campus of South Carolina State University.
Call Orangeburg Civic Ballet at (803) 533-0017

Branchville Christmas Parade
December 10
(803) 274-8820

Rowesville Christmas Parade
TBA at 7:00 p.m.
(803) 534-2745

Santee Christmas Parade, Santee
December 11, 4:00pm – always the second Sunday in December
(803) 854-2152 ext. 203

Vance Christmas Parade
December 18 at 3:00pm
(803) 492-3114

APRIL

5th Annual Car Show on the Square, Orangeburg
April 1
DORA, Memorial Plaza
(803)531-6186

Governor’s Frog Jump, Springfield
April 14-15
Held Easter weekend annually, this event features a carnival, food, crafts, a parade, entertainment, games, frog jump, egg strike and an egg hunt.
Springfield Town Hall
(803) 258-3152

 

AUGUST

Big Daddy Fishing Event
August 6
Santee State Park
(803) 854-2408

DORA Block Party Dance
August TBA
Broughton Street
Jennifer Hoesing, (803)531-6186

8th Annual Southern Midlands Family Reunion Orangeburg
August 22, 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Edisto Memorial Gardens.
Sponsored by Williams Chapel AME Church
(803) 536-0600

NOVEMBER

Junior Service League Holiday Market
November 13-14
Orangeburg, The Cinema
Carin Kinard, (803)664-1714

Springfield Defends Fruitcake
November 12
Springfield, SC
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sylvia Hiers (803)258-3764

2016 Homecoming Week & Founder Day,
Orangeburg, Claflin University Campus
November 13-20
(803) 535-5751

DORA’S Christmas Program & Downtown Tree Lighting, Orangeburg
November 20
Downtown Christmas lights will be turned on after the program.
(803) 531-6186

Cope Christmas Parade
November 29, 4:00pm
Town Clerk, (803) 534-0442

Children’s Garden Christmas & Kid’s Walk,
Orangeburg
Nov. 21 – Jan. 1
Drive through a beautiful, animated light display at the Edisto Memorial Gardens. Enjoy a stroll through the Kid’s Walk that features interactive light displays.
No admission fee
(803) 533-6020

Eutawville Thanksgiving Day Parade
November 24, at 9:00am
(803)492-3374

Cope Christmas Parade
Nov. 27
4:00 pm
(803) 534-0442 or (803) 539-8185

Claflin University Concert Choir
Nov. 29, presents “Messiah”
7:00 pm
Call DORA for more information at (803) 531-6186

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