Festivals & Events

Festivals & Events in Lake City, SC
We host many different events throughout the year that are family-friendly and all are culture-filled. These events include: Easter Eggstravaganza, Beer Fest, Hometown Holidays, Artfields, Food Truck Rodeo, and much more.

Be sure to stop by TRAX Visual Art Center, Jones Carter Gallery, and Crossroads Winner's Gallery, Tuesday - Saturday from 11am-5pm!
Jul

10

Back to School Bash

LC 278 Community & Cultural Center
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Jul

13

Terrariums 101

Moore Farms Botanical Garden
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Jul

27

Tropical Pitcher Plants: Highland vs. Lowland

Moore Farms Botanical Garden
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Aug

9

Lake City Classic

Lake City Country Club
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Aug

16

A.G.E. Convention

The ROB
AGE Con welcomes anime & gaming fans from around the southeast to a two-day festival featuring panel discussions, gaming tournaments, vendors, displays, gaming activation booths, and much more!
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Sep

7

Gospel on the Green 2024

Village Green
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Sep

14

Beer Fest

Moore Farms Botanical Garden
Sample your way through Moore Farms Botanical Garden while enjoying countless local and regional craft brews and ciders, live music, and MOORE!
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Sep

28

Fire Tower BLAZE | 5K Run/Walk

Moore Farms Botanical Garden
Moore Farms is gearing up to unveil their newest event addition - the Fire Tower BLAZE 5K run/walk! Be sure to check out their website for more details on this event and more!
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Oct

5

Fall Plant Sale

Moore Farms Botanical Garden
Moore Farms Botanical Garden will be opening their gates for a Fall [mini] Plant Sale on Saturday, October 5! Set your calendars for your chance to grab some amazing plants from their collection.
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Oct

25

Films at the Farm | Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Moore Farms Botanical Garden
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Oct

26

BOOtanical Garden

Moore Farms Botanical Garden
Halloween takes over Moore Farms Botanical Garden during their annual "BOOtanical Garden" event, Saturday, October 26! This is the one Halloween event you and the entire family will NOT want to miss!
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Nov

4

Orchid Care 101

Moore Farms Botanical Garden
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Nov

8

Garden Open | Fall is HERE!

Moore Farms Botanical Garden
Moore Farm's invites the public into their breathtaking garden for FREE Nov. 8-9 during their Garden Open | Fall is HERE! event! Enjoy all the beautiful colors of Fall while exploring this rare gem!
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Nov

9

Evening Wine Walk | Fall Edition

Moore Farms Botanical Garden
Wrapping up their 2024 events, Moore Farms Botanical Garden's Evening Wine Walk | Fall Edition event is the perfect afternoon out with friends, your significant other, or right by yourself!
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Dec

6

Hometown Holidays

Historic Downtown Lake City
Hometown Holidays is BACK December 6th - 8th in historic downtown Lake City! With over 40 events and activities, there is something for everyone during our annual Christmas festival!
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Jun

14

Juneteenth Celebration

Downtown Lake City
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Jun

1

Shrek, The Musical Jr.

Blanding Street Auditorium
Shrek, The Musical Jr. premiers LIVE June 1 - June 2 at Blanding Street Auditorium. This Lake City Community Theatre production is one you will not want to miss!
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May

22

Plant This, Not That

Moore Farms Botanical Garden
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May

18

Market in May | Plant Sale + Market

Moore Farms Botanical Garden
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May

16

Lake City Concert Series: The Synergy Twins

Moore Farms Botanical Garden
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Apr

26

ArtFields

ArtFields Shopping District
ArtFields competition + festival returns April 26 - May 4 in downtown Lake City! Come experience why this annual event is dubbed as "The South's Most Engaging Art Competition & Festival!"
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Apr

26

ArtFields Week | MFBG Garden Open

Moore Farms Botanical Garden
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Apr

26

ArtFields Week | MFBG Guided Tours

Moore Farms Botanical Garden
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May

2

ArtFields Week | MFBG Evening Wine Walk

Moore Farms Botanical Garden
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Apr

30

Photography Stroll

Moore Farms Botanical Garden
Join the talented Phillip Guyton for a photography stroll workshop during ArtFields! Phillip will be your guide through the garden and will provide tips and tricks on how to get the best shot.
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Apr

27

Pee Dee Back Country Day

Old Pole Barn
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Apr

26

Sweetgrass Basket Weaving Workshop

Moore Farms Botanical Garden
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Apr

25

Lake City Farmers Market

The Bean Market
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Apr

22

Knowing, Growing, & Propagating CITRUS

Moore Farms Botanical Garden
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Apr

20

Food Truck Rodeo

The Village Green
The City of Lake City's 3rd annual Food Truck Rodeo makes it's return on Saturday, April 20th! Be sure to come out to Village Green for food, games, and LIVE music!
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Apr

13

Garden Tea Party

Moore Farms Botanical Garden
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Apr

12

Birding

Moore Farms Botanical Garden
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Apr

4

Business After Hours

Downtown Lake City
Enjoy extended store hours complete with sales, door prizes, and MORE the 1st Thursday each month during Business After Hours throughout downtown Lake City's shopping district!
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Mar

30

Eggstravaganza

Moore Farms Botanical Garden
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Mar

26

History Fields | 1965

The Continuum
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Mar

16

How to Become an Oshibana Artist

Moore Farms Botanical Garden
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Mar

15

LIVE Music ft. Soul Candy

Green Frog Social House
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Mar

14

Lake City Concert Series: The Palmetto Mastersingers

The Bean Market
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Mar

7

Nunsense: The Mega-Musical

Blanding Street Auditorium
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Jan

19

Communing with Poppies + Embedded Lines

TRAX Visual Art Center
Enjoy this dual exhibition featuring artists Taylor Loftin + Hannah Banciella from January 19 until March 8 in TRAX Visual Art Center. This is a FREE exhibition and is open to the public.
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Jan

19

Masela Nkolo - Dancing with the Masks

Jones-Carter Gallery
From January 19th - March 8, Jones-Carter Gallery will be featuring the "Dancing with the Masks" exhibit from Masela Nkolo. This FREE exhibition is open to the public. No tickets necessary.
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Mar

2

DCB Gala: Hollywood Glam

144 South Acline Street
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Mar

2

Evening Wine Walk | Spring Edition

Moore Farms Botanical Garden
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Mar

1

Garden Open | Early BLOOMS

Moore Farms Botanical Garden
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Feb

27

History Fields

The Continuum
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Feb

24

Gardening with Native Plants

Moore Farms Botanical Garden
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Feb

22

$10,000 Drawing

Sip Co. Wine & Beer
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Feb

15

Lake City Concert Series: Alexander Elliott

Lake City Presbyterian Church
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Feb

13

Galentine's Day: Floral Workshop

Moore Farms Botanical Garden - Fire Tower Center
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Feb

3

Oyster Roast

The Bean Market
The Lake City Junior Woman's Club is BACK with their annual Oyster Roast charity fundraiser! Get ready for fresh oysters, drinks, and live music by Jebb Mac Band.
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Jan

31

Beekeeping 101

Moore Farms Botanical Garden - Fire Tower Center
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Jan

28

Dr. Ronald E. McNair Candlelight Vigil

Dr. Ronald E. McNair Life History Memorial Park
Join the community as we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Ronald E. McNair, Lake City native, at the 38th Annual Candlelight Vigil & Masons' Burial Ceremony.
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Jan

13

Vision Board Workshop: Visualize the Year Ahead

Moore Farms Botanical Garden - Fire Tower Center
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Dec

16

Gingerbread Night

Baker's Sweets
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Oct

26

Toy Drive for Santa's Toy Shop

The Greater Lake City Community Resource Center
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Sep

23

Southern Voices/Global Visions

The ROB, TRAX Visual Art Center, Jones-Carter Gallery, Crossroads Gallery
Experience this multi-gallery exhibition September 23 - December 3. Works will be displayed across town in The ROB, TRAX Visual Art Center, Jones-Carter Gallery, and Crossroads Gallery.
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Dec

1

Hometown Holidays 2023

Downtown Lake City
Traditional Christmas and the arts collide on Friday, Dec. 1 - Sunday, Dec. 3 during the Hometown Holidays festival in historic downtown Lake City.
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Dec

3

Candlelight Tour of Historic Lake City

Several
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Dec

2

Gingerbread Night

Baker's Sweets
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Nov

30

Lake City Concert Series: Frisson Ensemble

The Stables
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Nov

28

History Fields

The Continuum
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Nov

10

Garden Open: Fall is HERE (FREE)

Moore Farms Botanical Garden
Moore Farms Botanical Garden opens their gates for FREE during their Fall Garden Open event. This event is their only PUP-FRIENDLY weekend of the year!
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Oct

31

Festival of Frights

Main Street
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Oct

28

Lake City Haunted Fun Run

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Oct

28

BOOtanical Garden

Moore Farms Botanical Garden
BOOtanical Garden is always a HUGE hit for kids and parents alike! Don't miss out on your chance to see the garden transformed into a spooktacular paradise!
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Oct

27

ADULT Trick-or-Treat

Jarrito's, Sip Co., Tammy's, Lake City Bistro, Piggybacks BBQ & Catfish, Green Frog Social House, The Office
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Oct

27

Trick-or-Treat on Elm Street

Elm Pediatrics
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Oct

27

Halloween Treat Stroll

East Main Street, West Main Street, Sauls Street
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Oct

24

History Fields

The Continuum
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Oct

14

Films at the Farm Presents: Ghostbusters

Moore Farms Botanical Garden
An outdoor, halloween-themed movie in a botanical garden?!? Count us IN! Join us at Moore Farms for a night under the stars while watching a halloween classic!
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Oct

14

Back Country Day

Old Pole Barn
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Oct

7

Crossroads Music & Market

Sauls Street Park
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Oct

7

MFBG Fall Plant Sale | Crossroads Music & Market

TRAX - Sculpture Garden
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Sep

30

Decoda & J Paul Truluck Community Concert

The Stables
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Sep

30

Class: Birding

Moore Farms Botanical Garden
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Sep

28

Lake City Concert Series: Andrew Sords & Eriko Izumida

The Bean Market
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Sep

26

History Fields

The Continuum
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Sep

24

Decoda Community Concert

The Stables
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Sep

16

BEER FEST

Moore Farms Botanical Garden
Sample your way through Moore Farms Botanical Garden while enjoying countless local and regional craft brews and ciders, live music, and MOORE!
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Sep

7

Class: Indigo Dyeing Workshop

Moore Farms Botanical Garden
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Aug

18

A.G.E. Convention

The ROB
AGE Con welcomes anime & gaming fans from around the southeast to a two-day festival featuring panel discussions, gaming tournaments, vendors, displays, gaming activation booths, and much more!
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Jun

9

Lou Haney - Presented in Technicolor

Jones-Carter Gallery
From June 9th - August 12, Jones-Carter Gallery will be featuring the "Lou Haney - Presented in Technicolor" exhibit. This FREE exhibition is open to the public. No tickets necessary.
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Jun

9

Dreamscapes + Smoke House Exhibitions

TRAX Visual Art Center
Enjoy this dual exhibition featuring artists Bree Stallings + Cedric Umoja from June 9 until August 12 in TRAX Visual Art Center. This is a FREE exhibition and is open to the public.
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Aug

10

Class: Houseplants 101

Moore Farms Botanical Garden
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Aug

5

Old School Youth Game Nights

The Village Green
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Jul

8

Old School Youth Game Nights

Matthews Road Housing Authority
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Jul

1

Family/Youth Program: Natural ART

Moore Farms Botanical Garden
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