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 - 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 - 7:00 PM Hampton County Guardian Building Free Admission
  Decorated Door & Business
Showcase Contest Judging
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM  Countywide  Free Admission
 

 
Tuesday
June 20th
 
Children's Day
in the Park
 
 10:00AM - 12:00PM Lightsey Park 
& Walking Trail
 
Free Admission 
 Arts &Crafts
Judging
1:00 PM  Hampton County
Guardian Bldg.
Free Admission
Literary, Art & Photo Awards 3:00 PM Gazebo by the HMVC Nell Lightsey Park Free Admission

Taste of Hampton County

           
7:00 PM Wade Hampton H.S.
School Cafeteria
Children 6 and below Free
Age 7 and up $5.00
 

 
         
 
Wednesday
June 21st
Arts & Crafts
Contest Display
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hampton County
Guardian Bldg.
Free Admission

 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 - 8:00 PM Open Arms Fellowship
Church, Hwy 601 N.
Free Admission
Pet Show
5:30PM-7:00PM
HC Recreation Dept.
Varnville

Fee To Enter Show
Free For Spectators


 

         
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
& Food Vendors
All Day Court House Grounds
Camper Registration 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Polk's Muffler Camper Fee
  Free Melon Slices  1:00PM - 5:00PM  Courthouse Square
Fountain
Free 
   Carnival 5:00PM - Midnight  Pine St. Varnville
Behind Town Hall 
Fee for Games & Rides 



Live Entertainment
6:00PM - 9:00PM   Hampton Gazebo Free Admission
Orangeburg Line Dancers 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Lee Avenue
Hampton
Free Admission
 Street Dance
 "Swingin'
 Medallions" 
     "Phun Pharm"
 

9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
          

Lee Avenue, Hampton
         
Free Admission
         
 
Saturday
June 24th
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
& Food Vendors
All Day Courthouse Grounds
 Parade Lineup
8:00 AM  9:45 AM
 
Pine St.
Varnville

Melon Judging


9:00AM

Hampton Gazebo Free Admission
  Free Melon Slices  9:00AM - Noon  Courthouse Square
Fountain 
Free Admission
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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