Events Schedule



  2014 Hampton County Watermelon Festival
                       Schedule of Events
DATE EVENT TIME LOCATION PRICE
Saturday
May 17th
Hampton County Natural Pageant 11:00 AM Wade Hampton High School Gym TBA
         
Saturday
June 7th
 
Poker Run
Motorcycle Ride
 
 10:30 AM registration
Noon 1st bike out
Jimmy Butler Auto Sales
Midway
Start/Finish
 
$15 per bike
$10 per rider
 
         
Saturday
June 14th
Family Fun Day 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Lake Warren State Park Free
 
   
            Monday
      June 16th
Youth Parade
Line Up 6:00 PM
Judging at 6:30 PM
Parade 7:00 PM
             Line Up
    1st  Baptist  Church     
            Varnville 
Free
Crafts Contest
Entry Day
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Studio Z
14 Mulberry St. E.
Hampton
Free
  Decorated Door & Business
Showcase Contest Judging
 
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM  Countywide  Free 
         
         
         
Tuesday
June 17th
Literary Art & Photo Contest Awards Ceremony 3:00 PM Gazebo by the HMVC Nell Lightsey Park Free
Taste of Hampton
Dishes of Food from All Over the County
See Application Page for Forms
7:00 PM Wade Hampton High School Caferteria Children 6 and below, Free
Age 7 and up, $5.00
Arts & Crafts Contest
Judging
1:00 PM  Studio Z
14 Mulberry St. E.
Hampton
Free
 Wednesday 
June 18th 
Childrens Day in the Park 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Gazebo by the HMVC Nell Lightsey Park Free
Arts & Crafts Contest
Display
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Studio Z
14 Mulberry St. E.
Hampton

 Fishing Contest 
           
All Day Event Lake Warren State Park
Registration at Picnic
Shelter #1
$3.00 Entry Fee
Bluegrass Concert
Savannah River
Bluegrass Band
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Open Arms Fellowship
Church, Hwy 601 N.
Free
 Thursday
June 19th
Pet Show

5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Hampton County Recreation Center
Pine Street, Varnville
Fee to enter show
Free for spectators
Battle of the Towns 7:30 PM Wade Hampton High School Football Field $4:00
 
Friday
June 20th
218 BSB Commander's Watermelon Social
For Children 12 and under
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM The National Guard Armory
Airport Road, Varnville
Free
Arts and Crafts Sales
& Food Vendors
All Day Court House Grounds
Camper Registrations 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM Polk's Muffler Campers Fee
 

Live Entertainment 7:00 PM   Hampton Gazebo Free
Orangeburg Line Dancers 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM Lee Avenue, Hampton Free
Street Dance
Swingin' Medallions
Ace of Clubs

           

9:00 PM to 12:00 AM


9:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Lee Avenue, Hampton


Maple St. East
Free
Live DJ
DJ Kenneth Boyer
9:00 PM to 12:00 AM Maple St. Hampton Free
  Saturday
June 21st


Festival 5K Run/Walk

            
8:00 AM See Application
Fee For Runners
Spectators Free
Arts & Crafts Sales
& Food Vendors
All Day Courthouse Grounds
 Parade Lineup 8:00 AM to 9:45 AM
 
Pine St.
Varnville
Free
Melon Judging 9:00 AM Hampton Gazebo Free
Parade 10:00 AM Hwy # 278
Varnville to Hampton
Free
Live Entertainment
Featuring
Graham's Turnout
12:30 PM Hampton Gazebo Free
  Free Watermelon Slices   2:00 PM Hampton Gazebo  Free 
  Dignitaries Luncheon  1:00 PM Hampton 1st Baptist Church  By Invitation 
 Sunday
June 22nd
Mud Runs  Gates Open 10:00 AM
Racing Starts 1:00 PM 
Clay Pits 
Behind County Airport
 
$10.00 13 & Up 
$5.00 12 & Under
Pit Parking $20.00

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