The longest-running festival in Darlington County (since 1983), the SC Sweet Potato Festival now attracts audiences of over 27,000 people. Attractions include games for the children, crafts, music, live entertainment, a car show and plenty of food, including sweet potato pie! Sponsored by the Pilot Club of Darlington. Admission is free. Held the second Saturday in October each year on the Public Square in downtown Darlington. An additional feature for 2013 will be the selection
of Miss South Carolina Sweet Potato and Miss South Carolina Sweet Potato
Teen who will be contestants on the Miss South Carolina Pageant in 2014.