Save the Date, Sweet Potato!

S.C. Sweet Potato Festival Photo by Samantha Lyles

S.C. Sweet Potato Festival
Photo by Samantha Lyles

Although we are still enjoying the summer here in Darlington County, plans are already underway for the 34th Annual South Carolina Sweet Potato Festival and the resurrection of the Yam Jam.

The S.C. Sweet Potato Festival sponsored by the Pilot Club of Darlington will be held on the Public Square in the heart of Darlington on Saturday, October 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The festival features entertainment all day, delicious food – including all things sweet potato – an antique car show, amusements for children, games, and a host of art and craft vendors.
To kick of the event, the Darlington Downtown Revitalization Association (DDRA) is bringing back the popular “Yam Jam” music event held the night before the S.C. Sweet Potato Festival on Friday, October 7 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Palmetto Office Furniture, 308 S. Main Street, just a few blocks from the Public Square.

S.C. Sweet Potato Festival Vendors:
The vendor applications are now available for the 34rd Annual S.C. Sweet Potato Festival sponsored by the Pilot Club of Darlington. Avoid late application fee! Submit applications by August 31.
Find the application online at www.DarlingtonSConline.com and click on “Attractions and Leisure” from the pull-down menu select: “Local Activities” and click on “S.C. Sweet Potato Festival.”

You may also contact Ruth Flowers, Festival Organizer: 843-393-3526

Yam Jam Vendors:
Vendor applications for the Yam Jam sponsored by the Darlington Downtown Revitalization Association (DDRA) are also now available.
To learn more information and request a vendor application for the Yam Jam, contact Lisa Chalian-Rock, Director, DDRA, and City of Darlington Planning & Economic Development at: 843-398-4000 ext. 103 darlingtonplanner@gmail.com.
www.darlingtonSConline.com

Author: Jana Pye

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