This Massive Peach Festival In South Carolina Will Make Your Summer Sweeter Than Ever

In just a few short weeks, the tiny town of Gilbert, South Carolina (population 500) will swell to epic proportions for one single day of sweet fun. Now in its 61st year, the Lexington County Peach Festival held in Gilbert every year since 1959, takes place on July 4th and attracts more than 35,000 people to this tiny community.

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Still looking for something fun for the whole family to do on the Fourth of July and a fun and wholesome spot to watch the fireworks? The Lexington County Peach Festival takes place each year on the Fourth of July at Gilbert Community Park in Gilbert. Admission is free; parking is $5. Learn more on the official website or the Facebook page.

Address: 110 Rikard Circle, Gilbert, SC, 29054

For another amazing harvest festival taking place SOON in South Carolina, check out this Blueberry Festival on June 30, 2019!