The 13 Best Small-Town South Carolina Festivals You’ve Never Heard Of

Quirky or just plain fun festivals make the rounds each year in the small towns of South Carolina. From a festival that grew out of a frog-jumping contest to a festival dedicated to ripe juicy watermelons, South Carolina has enough of these small town events to keep you entertained and busy all year. Here are 13 of the best small-town festivals in South Carolina.

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Wacky festivals are a fun treat for the whole family. Did your small town festival make the list? If not, then you’re always welcome to add it in the comments below.

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