PACOLET RIVER FEST
October 21st, 2023
12 Noon to 9:00 PM
Previously known as the Indian Summer Festival, the Pacolet River Fest is traditionally held on the third Saturday in October in the Pacolet Mills area of town, right along the riverside. This event draws thousands of people to Pacolet with Live Entertainment, Craft Vendors, Food Vendors, Kids Rides, and a Car Show. Join us for full day of awesome views, cold brews, and activities for the whole family!
DATE & LOCATION
The next River Fest will be held on October 21st, 2023 (the third Saturday in October) from 12:00 noon to 9:00 pm. It will be located at “The Flats” beside the river next to 1560 Sunny Acres Rd, Pacolet, SC 29372.
VOLUNTEER AT THE FESTIVAL!
We need helpers at the event to set up and clean up! If you, or someone you know, is interested in getting volunteer hours, please fill out the form in this link or email email@example.com to see how you can help on the day of the event. You get a free shirt if you volunteer!
CLB @ 3:30 pm
CLB is a homegrown Southern country band from Pacolet, simply doing what they love – having a great time, representing their local roots.
Freddie Vanderford @ 5:30 pm
Freddie Vanderford is a local band from Buffalo, SC.
The Embers @ 7:30
The Embers will put JOY in your step, LOVE in your heart, and BEACH MUSIC in your soul!
RIVER FEST VENDOR APPLICATION
Thank you for your interest in becoming a Pacolet River Fest vendor! Individuals, groups, artists, and craftsmen are invited to participate by having a booth. All vendors (food, arts, and crafts) will be accepted and assigned a space at the discretion of the Festival Committee. The deadline to register and pay is October 6th, 2023. After this date, there will be a late fee for vendors as follows $20.00 for food vendors and $10.00 for craft vendors. Applications will not be accepted after October 16, 2023.
Apply and pay online using the form below or use the PRINTABLE COPY OF THE 2023 PACOLET RIVER FEST APPLICATION to pay by cash or check.
CAR SHOW REGISTRATION
Thank you for being interested in entering the car show at the Pacolet River Fest! There’s no deadline for registering for the car show. Use the form below to apply and pay online or apply on the day of the river fest and pay in person by cash or check.