Hampton County Watermelon Festival

Town of Hampton

Hampton, SC 29924


Phone: (803) 943-4978

City: Hampton

Region: Coastal & Islands

Hampton County Watermelon Festival

Since 1939, Hampton County has hosted a week long celebration of the watermelon with a watermelon-eating contest, a 5K run and a street dance featuring beach music. Join the state's oldest continuing festival for an action-packed week of athletic events, parades, snappy bands, colorful floats, arts and crafts, food, beauty queens, mud runs and plenty of free watermelon.

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