The Palmetto State offers a wide variety of festivals for any palette. From the humble roots of harvest celebrations, county fairs and farmers markets, food festivals evolved into events designed to educate, entertain and even raise funds for local causes. If you've got an appetite for food festivals, come taste the bounty of SC flavors across these beloved favorites.
Here's a roundup of some of our most popular foodie gatherings you'll only find in South Carolina. Savor some of South Carolina's most beloved flavors at these festivals:
Everybody's favorite summertime fruit gets star treatment.
Be awed by the world's biggest glass of tea and learn why this town is the birthplace of South Carolina's favorite elixir.
Boiled, fried, pickled, baked, dried - experience the many ways we eat okra.
Taste South Carolina's favorite munchie.