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Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce
416 Calhoun Street
Johnston, S.C. 29832
(803) 275-0010

8:30 am until 12:30 pm (office hours)

Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce Events For 2013!


February  - Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

The Episcopal Church of the Ridge will be hosting the Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper from 6-7:30 PM at Trinity Parish Hall in Edgefield, SC. Admissions is $3.00 per person and "carry-out" plates will be available.


 Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce - Oyster Roast / Chili Cook Off

Saturday, March 9th - Downtown Historic Edgefield

1:00 pm until 3:00 pm $30.00 in advance/$40.00 at door - Children 12 & under $15.00 in advance/$20.00 at door - limit 3 beer tickets     Includes everything, oysters, chili, hot dogs, drink - Deadline for advance tickets is March 1st - Turkey Shoppe on Main, SRP - Edgefield Branch, First Citizens Bank - Edgefield, Johnston, Ridge Spring Branches, Regions Bank, Edgefield Town Hall, Edgefield County Chamber office


March 16th - 7th Annual Shamrock Run/Walk

Starting line: Bi-Lo, 155 Carolina Square; Finish Line: Edgefield Town Square, Courthouse Square.  Registration: 9:30 AM Entry Fees: $17.00 through March 7th; Late fee $20.00. No animals or bicycles please - No rain date.     For more information Edgefield Town Hall 803-637-4014.


March 4th - F. H. Wardlaw Academy - 29th Annual Patriots Pride Auction and BBQ

Silent Auction, Verbal Auction, & Raffle starts 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM.  Auction 7:00 PM Tickets: Admission & BBQ: $10.00  available at Pendarvis Chevrolet, & Maxwell & Halford Drugs.  Please call the school for more information 275-4794


March  - 26th Annual Fine Arts Festival

held at JET Middle School Gymnasium 7:00 PM


 - Peach Blossom Festival Beauty Pageant

Saturday, April 6th

Sponsored by Johnston Development Corporation.  Contact Gina Logue @ 803-637-5383 or Janice Cleveland @ 275-3241 for more information. Event will be held at Johnston Elementary School. Featuring three divisions for young ladies ranging in age from infant to 20 years of age.   Winners will be expected to participate in Peach Blossom Festival Parade on May 4th.


April  - Week of the Young Child

               Sponsored by the Edgefield County Library, Edgefield County First Steps. 10:00 AM, For more information contact Candi Lalonde @ 803-275-0800.

April - March for Parks Earth Day Expo

Bettis Academy Campus  in Trenton, SC.  Sponsored by the National Parks Conservation Association to save endangered parks and historic sites.  Includes a Friday night fish fry and Saturday activities including an early morning walk, rides, concessions, entertainment and a silent auction.  Call Willa Lanham 803-649-7709 for more information.


April 27th & 28th - 11th Annual  Relay For Life - Edgefield County

Held at Strom Thurmond High School football field.  For more information contact ,Sharon Fay 803-637-5331, or Lynn Rearden 803-637-9899.                                 Cancer survivors contact Pat Robinson at 803-637-3690.


May  - Johnston Peach Blossom Festival

held first weekend in May.  A celebration held in the Town of Johnston to coincide with the blooming of peach trees.  Friday night street dance. Saturday activities include rides, games, vendors, arts and crafts, a parade, and live entertainment.  Johnston Development Association are the sponsor.  Call Melissa Cleveland 803-275-1640(arts &crafts) Roger Lamb 803-275-0438 (parade) or Debra Aston 803-275-2345 for more information.     


May - 2nd Saturday - Jimmy Shay Memorial Fishing Rodeo


May  - Edgefield Luau, SC

National Wild Turkey Federation Center.  For more information contact Cyndi Murrell @ 803-275-3061 cmurrell@nwtf.net



June 15th- Trenton Ridge Peach Festival

held third weekend on the Town Square in Trenton. Honors the peach industry: sponsored by the Trenton Development Association.  Features on Saturday, arts and crafts, games, homemade delicacies, peach ice cream, live entertainment, a parade and softball tournament.    Trenton Community Dev. Assoc. for more information. www.ridgepeachfestival.com



June 1st - Peachtree 23 Yard Sale

Held 1st Saturday in June. Come Find Your Treasure!!  From Batesburg-Leesville to Monetta to Ridge Spring to Ward to Johnston to Edgefield to Modoc -

all of Highway 23  For more information Pat Asbill  803-685-7870; Donna Livingston 803-275-0010; Mike Taylor 803-532-4339; Charlotte Cheatham 803-637-4014


August 243rd & 24th  - 8th Annual Sandy Oaks Professional Rodeo

    to be held at Lazy J Arena in Edgefield, SC ; Gates open 7:00 PM, performance time 8:00 PM     Contact 803-637-5369 or 803-480-0045  Tickets $10.00 in advance; $12.00 at gate; group of 10 + $9.00; Senior 60 + $9.00; $5.00 children 6-11.  visit www.sandyoaksprorodeo.org.



August  - Saluda, SC

Saluda Young Farmers Truck & Tractor Pull.  Call for more information 864-445-2293.

"Hottest Pull in the South"  7:30 PM @ Youth Farmer Stadium at the County Recreation Complex. Tickets: Adults $20.00, Children 6-12 $15.00, 5 & under Free; Weekend Passes: Adults $35.00, Children $25.00


September - Gold Rush Days Festival

  Held third weekend in September. McCormick, SC  Call for more information 864-852-2835.


September - 6th Annual Campground Cook-Off, Calhoun Falls, SC


September -

September 3rd - Teacher of the Year /Support Staff of the Year /  Citizen of the Year banquet - STHS cafeteria Tickets $25.00 available at Edgefield County Chamber & Edgefield County School District office or any School Principal's Office. Nominating forms for Citizen of the Year are at the Chamber office.  Deadline to nominate someone is August 23rd, deadline for tickets is August 23rd.


September 28th - Edgefield Heritage Jubilee Festival

The Edgefield Heritage Jubilee 2013 will be on Main Street and around the beautiful Town Square.  Art, Crafts, Food Vendors, Bingo, Car & Motorcycle Show along with all day entertainment and Rides. The NWTF will be joining us with a turkey cookoff and several of their event activities.  There will be a street dance on Saturday evening. 

Call Sonny or Wanda Seawright - Chairperson's for more information 803-637-6687 or 803-637-1800, or email @ swseawright@yahoo.com

Kicking off the Edgefield Heritage Jubilee Festival starts Friday, September 27th, 2013 will be the "Whole Hog" Cook-Off Contest at Oakley Park, 300 Columbia Road, a SC BBQ Association Sanctioned Event. Prizes will be awarded.  Contact: Joel Jolly @ 803-637-1900 for more information.

Trenton Flyers Annual Candy Drop

October 26th at the Edgefield County Airport, Yonce Field in Trenton.  Planes will be on display and candy will drop from the sky at 12:00 noon for the children.  Rain or shine the candy will flow.


Veterans Day Celebration      




STHS Fine Arts Department - Play 803-275-460l 


December 8th

 29th Annual Historic Edgefield County Christmas Parade @ 4:00 PM

Sponsored by the Edgefield Community Development Association. Held in downtown Edgefield.  Christmas music is played on the square and the parade features floats, bands, a grand marshal and of course, Santa.  Call  Calvin Henderson at 803-480-1255 for more information.



Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce
416 Calhoun Street
Johnston, S.C. 29832