Events Schedule



      Hampton County Watermelon Festival
                       Schedule of Events
 Wednesday
June 14th
Decorated Business
Decorated Yard Judging
 
All Day   Countywide Free To Enter Contests 
         
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
 



Youth Dance W/
DJ Tim Graves
7:00PM - 10:00PM
Varnville Gazebo
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
  4-H - FAA
Tractor Operating Contest 
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM  Clemson Ext. Office
12 Walnut St. E.
Hampton
 
Free Admission 



           
Pet Show
                                            
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
HC Rec Dept.
Varnville
.

Fee To Enter Show
Free For Spectators
 

Bluegrass Concert
6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Open Arms Church
Hwy 601 N
Hampton


Free Admission

         
Thursday
June 22nd
Battle of the Towns 7:30 PM Wade Hampton High School Football Field $4.00
Carnival 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Maple St. & 3rd St. E.
Hampton
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  1:00 PM - 5:00 PM  Courthouse Square
Fountain
Free 
  Queens Reception
(Reigning & Former Queens
& Town Queens)
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM  Home of Alice Hazel
425 N. Railroad Ave.
Brunson 
Open To All Former Teen &
Miss Coastal Empire Queens, All 
Current & Former HCWF Queens (&Teens) & Current & Former Town Queens
   Carnival 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM 
Maple St. & 3rd St. E.
Hampton
 
Fee for Games & Rides 



Live Entertainment
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM   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 5K
Run/Walk

8:00 AM See Application
Fee For Runners
Free For Spectators
Arts & Crafts
& Food Vendors
All Day Courthouse Grounds
 Parade Lineup
8:00 AM  9:45 AM
 
Pine St.
Varnville

Melon Judging


9:00 AM

Hampton Gazebo Free Admission
  Free Melon Slices  9:00 AM - Noon  Courthouse Square
Fountain 
Free Admission
Parade 10:00 AM Hwy # 278
 Varnville to Hampton
Free Admission
  Carnival 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Maple St. & 3rd St. E.
Hampton
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
US Marine Corps
Band Concert
3:00 PM Varnville 1st Baptist
Church Life Center
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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