Events Schedule



      Hampton County Watermelon Festival
                       Schedule of Events
Saturday
June 10th
Watermelon Festival
Pageant
 11:00 AM Hampton Co. Rec Dept.
(Varnville) 
Fee to compete
 Fee for spectators
 
 

 

 


Saturday
June 17th
Family Fun Day 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Lake Warren State Park Free Admission
 
   
            Monday
      June 19th
Youth Parade
Line Up 6:00 PM
Judging at 6:30 PM
Parade 7:00 PM
         Line-up at 1st
        Baptist Church
            Varnville
Free Admission
Crafts Contest
Entry Day
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM TBA Free Admission
  Decorated Door & Business
Showcase Contest Judging
 
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM  Countywide  Free Admission
 

 
         
Tuesday
June 20th
 
 Arts &Crafts Judging 1:00 PM  TBA Free Admission
Literary Art & Photo Contest Awards Ceremony 3:00 PM Gazebo by the HMVC Nell Lightsey Park Free Admission
Taste of Hampton
           
7:00 PM Hampton Elementary
School Cafeteria
Children 6 and below Free
Age 7 and up $5.00
Arts & Crafts Contest
Judging
1:00 PM  TBA Free Admission
 

 
         
 Wednesday 
June 21st
Children's Day in the Park 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Lightsey Park &
Walking Trail
Free Admission
Arts & Crafts Contest
Display
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

 Fishing Contest 
           
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM Lake Warren State Park
Registration at Picnic
Shelter #1
$3.00 Entry Fee
Bluegrass Concert
                                 
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Open Arms Fellowship
Church, Hwy 601 N.
Free Admission




Pet Show 5:30PM to 7:00PM HC Recreation Center
Varnville
Fee to Enter Show
Free for Spectators

Jacob Johnson
Gospel Singers

7:00PM to 8:00PM

Hampton 1st Baptist
Church
Free Admission
Bring Your Own Chairs
         
Thursday
June 22nd
Battle of the Towns 7:30 PM Wade Hampton High School Football Field $4.00
Carnival 5:00PM - Midnight Pine St. Varnville
Behind Town Hall
Fee for Rides & Games
Friday
June 23rd
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
  Free Melon Slices  1:00PM - 5:00PM  Courthouse Square
Fountain
Free 
   Carnival 5:00PM to Midnight  Pine St. Varnville
Behind Town Hall 
Fee for Games & Rides 
 

Live Entertainment

6:00PM to 9:00PM   Hampton Gazebo Free Admission
Orangeburg Line Dancers 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Lee Avenue
Hampton
Free Admission
   Street Dance 
       

9:00 PM to 12:00 AM
          

Lee Avenue, Hampton
         
Free Admission
         
Saturday
June 24th 
Car & Bike Show 8:00AM - Unitl
Music & Food
Jimmy Butler Auto Sales
Varnville
Reg. Fee $20
Food & Beverages 
Included
Festival Motorcycle Ride Reg. 9:AM -11:30AM
Ride starts at 1:00PM
Jimmy Butler Auto Sales
Varnville
Single Rider $15
Double Rider $20


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


9:00AM

Hampton Gazebo Free
  Free Melon Slices  9:00AM to Noon  Courthouse Square
Fountain 
Free 
Parade 10:00 AM Hwy # 278
Varnville to Hampton
Free Admission
  Carnival All Day Pine St. Varnville
 Town Hall Behind
Fee for Rides & Games
  Live Entertainment
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM  Hampton Gazebo  Free Admission
   Dignitaries Luncheon 1:00 PM  Hampton 1st Baptist
Church 
By Invitation Only 
 
CWA Pro Wrestling
2:00 PM  Lee Avenue
Hampton 
Free Admission
   


 Sunday
June 25th
 Festival Mud Run  Gates open at
10:00 AM
Racing Begins at
1:00 PM
Yemassee Mud Pit
27890 Pocotaligo Rd.
Yemassee, SC
 
$15.00 a person
10 and under free
Rail Parking $20
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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