The Anderson Motor Speedway is located just north of I-85 at exit 27 - approximately 15 miles from the campground. Anderson Motor Speedway is a 3/8 mile paved oval. Wide straight-aways and tight, tricky corners are infamous for producing close, competitive short track racing most Friday nights in the quest for the checkered flag.,
The Pickens Azalea Festival is held in mid-April on Main Street in Pickens. This two-day event offers children's games, a complete variety of foods, arts and crafts, and live entertainment during the day. Bring your classic car and enter it in the Cruise In (no entry fee or application required). History comes alive with tours of the downtown, Hagood-Mauldin House and the Pickens County Museum. Admission is free. Visit Pickens Azalea Festival online for more information.
Celebrate the city of Central's railroad heritage, featuring music and railroad festivities. The Railroad Festival features tours of the Central Railway Museum, local food, music and arts and crafts vendors. The museum features model train layouts including the only operational Standard Train layout in a public museum in the United States! Admission is free. Visit Central Railroad Festival for more information.
The festival is held the first weekend in May on Abbeville's Historic Town Square. The festival features craft vendors, entertainment all day, food vendors, amusement rides for the young and "young at heart", an antique car show, a beautiful flower show and a special featured event each year. Are you looking for a Charming Southern Town, with the Southern Hospitality that will leave a warm memory?
Sheriff Andy Griffith and Deputy Don Knotts look-a-likes, Aunt Bea and Goober look-a-likes, bring your costumes and enter the Look-a-like contest at the Mayberry in Walhalla festival! You can also enjoy music and food and crafts, an old car display, view the Mayberry parade or buy Mayberry merchandise. The City of Walhalla is located just 30 minutes from the campground.
This event is held in mid-May with all proceeds going to charity. Friday offers a car show and a night of beach music featuring Johnny Tillotson and Shirley Alston Reeves and the Swinging Medallions! Bring your old car or motorcycle and join in the festivities. Visit Blue Ridge online for more information.
On the evening before Independence Day, Clemsonfest provides the only opportunity to see a major fireworks display over beautiful Lake Hartwell. Join thousands of revelers for family fun in the early evening with games, food, and crafts. Later enjoy doing South Carolina's official dance, the Shag, to the best of hot beach groups or bluegrass music as the fireworks ring in the 4th.
Greenville's official July 4th celebration including 75,000 of our closest friends enjoying music on two stages, food, drink, fun-filled kids activities, and of course...FIREWORKS! This is one of the state's largest fireworks displays.
This arts and crafts festival is located in the town park where generations have gathered for the healing abilities of the spring water. Enjoy live entertainment and food, arts & crafts, a Health Fair, children's activities, amusement rides, Spring Water 5K Run & 1 Mile Fun Run, an antique car show and souvenirs. At the Water Festival, you'll find free admission and parking.
The Upcountrys salute to the apple, the SC Apple Festival celebrates the beginning of apple harvest season in Oconee County, the largest apple producing area in the state. The annual festival starts on the Tuesday after Labor Day and continues to the following Saturday. The week long activities include arts, crafts and food vendors, a Chattooga River Float, live entertainment by a variety of musicians and the annual Apple Festival IPRA sanctioned World Championship Rodeo, and much, much more. Most of the events are free and are planned with the family in mind.
Join the Greek-American community for a day of food, dancing, shopping and just plain fun for two days in early October. Eat Greek, dance Greek, play Greek and, before the day is done, you might think you are Greek. Food will be served all day including lamb, chicken, gyros and souvlaki and delicious Greek pastries. Enjoy music throughout the day. A Parthenon playground for children, as well as crafts, will provide fun learning. Click on The Greek Festival to learn more.
Get ready for old-fashioned fun at the fair. The Carolina Foothills Heritage Fair in Fair Play. Livestock, rides and games, crafts, exhibits, clowns, antique tractors, farm equipment, loads of entertainment and, of course, that delicious fair food. You can even bring your well-behaved dog to participate in the Pup Parade and Pageant.
See dairy cows and beef cattle, goats and hogs, rabbits and goats, roosters and chickens. Watch lumberjacks throw their axes and cut and chop logs. There will be wagon rides, a hay maze, petting zoo and pony rides. A fireworks show caps off the final night.
For more information, visit Carolina Foothills Heritage Fair .
Discover a world of tempting tastes, sights and sounds, as mouthwatering aromas carry you along downtown Greenville's Main Street. With over 40 of Greenville's finest restaurants showcasing almost 200 menu items you can explore exciting new cuisine or indulge in one of your favorites.
From rock to country to jazz and blues, music lovers can enjoy a wide variety of free musical entertainment offered on six stages all weekend long!
Sample some of the finest wines from around the world in the Wine Tasting Area. A weekend long event, over 50 wines are available to taste! The popular destination also features musical entertainment on the Jazz and Blues Stage.
Enjoy tasting some of the best craft brews from around the region at the festivals Beer Garden. Fill up your cup and stick around for live music on the Carolina Ale House Stage.
Fall for Greenville is FREE to the public. For more information, visit Fall for Greenville .