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Covid-19 UPDATE

Dear Friends, As we navigate through this pandemic, more than ever, we need community and hope to see this crisis through. Summerfest has been POSTPONED to 2021 in the interest of Public Health and Safety.  All vendors have been contacted and we have made arrangements for each vendor who was accepted and applied to Summerfest this year will have their space held for next year.  If you are interested in a Sponsorship next year we will happily welcome your future commitment. Please email us with your interest. Until then, we wish everyone good health. Please practice #socialdistancing and respect the laws set forth by our Governor and health & safety recommendations from DHEC and the CDC.


Please contact our Event Coordinator, Karen Fritz if you have questions about Summerfest (803) 792.8678 or email



The City of York is proud to present Summerfest! 


DATE: 4th Saturday each August


EVENT HOURS: Varying Times - Please see Event's Page

Held annually on the fourth Saturday in August Summerfest, has been recognized at the South Carolina Governor’s Conference on Tourism and Travel as the Most Outstanding Festival of the Year in a community between 5,000 and 15,000, by the Southeast Tourism Society for its Top 20 Events calendar and by the Olde English District honored as its Attraction of the 1996 Year.


Summerfest is hosted by the City of York in Historic York, South Carolina 

A Juried Arts & Craft and Food festival featuring only handmade crafts and an array of delicious foods over 120 craft/art vendors and food vendors will be located in the center of York’s business district. Downtown businesses, non-profit agencies, and other organizations will be on hand to share information about their products and services. Featured attractions include, one of the largest regional car shows; 10K, 5K, and Fun Runs; musical entertainment located at four stages; Health Clinic with  medical services for all ages, children’s activities and coloring contest, Robotics demonstrations, Monster Water Ball , giant scale model airplane fly-in, 4-H petting zoo, inflatables and climbing wall.


Summerfest is expected to draw over 45,000 visitors.


For more information call 803.792.8678 or email

Admission to this event is FREE

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37th ANNUAL SUMMERFEST - 10 N. Roosevelt St. - P.O. Box 500 - York - South Carolina - 29745 - (803) 792-8678 - -

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