SWF Auto Show accepting registration

The 2016 Spring Water Festival will again feature one of the upstate’s largest antique and classic auto shows hosted by the Williamston Fire Department and Sponsored by Clinkscales Chevrolet. To register contact Steve Ellison at 864-844-7107 or email wfd100@att.net. Also online at www.williamstonfire.com. There will be awards in a number of categories.

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The antique and classic auto show is held on West Main Street in front of Mineral Spring Park in Historic Downtown Williamston, SC. Hundreds of custom vehicles line the street, surround the Williamston Fire Department and line the new Mineral Spring Trail from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on festival day.

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2016 Spring Water Festival now accepting applications

Organizers of the 35th Annual Spring Water Festival are now accepting vendor and display applications for the two day festival August 26 & 27, 2016.

Any local craft vendor interested in participating in the event can pick up an application and guidelines at The Journal office or online at the Spring Water Festival website at www.springwaterfestival.com. For more information on crafts contact Beth Watkins at 864-704-4502 or email watkinsb@anderson1.k12.sc.us.

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Local businesses, and non-profits) are also invited to have a display to promote their business at the festival. Business displays should contact Dianne Lollis at 864-847-5743 or by email at missetta@charter.net.

The festival will again feature one of the upstate’s largest antique and classic auto shows, being sponsored by the Williamston Fire Department. To register contact Steve Ellison at 864-844-7107 or email wfd100@att.net. Also online at www.williamstonfire.com. There will be awards in a number of categories.

The 5K Spring Water Run will return this year as a featured attraction of the 35th annual Spring Water Festival on Saturday, Aug. 27. The run is sanctioned as an RRCA Grand Prix event. The 5K open race will begin at 7:45 a.m.

The course includes city streets and country roads with rolling hills. Splits will be called at the one and two mile mark and water stations will be on the course. Additional information on Spring Water Run registration will be posted online soon!

 

Spring Water Run returning this year!

The 5K Spring Water Run will return this year as a featured attraction of the 35th annual Spring Water Festival on Saturday, Aug. 27. The run is sanctioned as an RRCA Grand Prix event. The 5K open race will begin at 7:45 a.m.

The course includes city streets and country roads with rolling hills. Splits will be called at the one and two mile mark and water stations will be on the course.

Additional information on registration and forms will be posted online soon!

AnMed 5K Spring Water Run Map

 

 

2016 Spring Water Festival Forms and Applications

Organizers of the 35th Annual Spring Water Festival are now accepting craft vendor, business and non-profit applications for the two day festival in August. Dates for this year’s festival are August 26 & 27, 2016.

Any local vendor interested in participating in the event can pick up an application and guidelines at The Journal office or the Spring Water Festival website at www.springwaterfestival.com.

For more information on crafts contact Beth Watkins at 864-704-4502 or email watkinsb@anderson1.k12.sc.us.

Local businesses and non-profit organizations are also invited to have a display to promote their business or organization at the festival.

Business and non-profits should contact Dianne Lollis at 864-847-5743 or by email at missetta@charter.net.

2016 Forms and Applications

Display Vendor Application

 Display Vendor Guidelines

Craft Vendor Application

Craft Vendor Guidelines

Non-Profit Display Application

 Non-Profit Display Guidelines

Non-Profit (selling)

Spring Water Festival 2016

Organizers are making plans for the 35th Annual Spring Water Festival planned for August 26 & 27 2016.

Watch for updates coming soon!

Christmas Park Open for Holidays

Churches, businesses and organizations in the area are joining the Town of Williamston to place lighted displays in Williamston’s Christmas Park this holiday season. Opening night ceremonies and lighting of the park will be held on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, Nov. 28 at 6 p.m., at the Amphitheater Stage in Mineral Spring Park.

Santa Claus will also be arriving on the town’s antique 1936 Fire Engine and visiting with children in the Scout Hut.

Cookies and hot chocolate will be given out by local churches and groups each Saturday night also to help visitors keep warm while strolling through the park or watching special entertainment.

The lighting of the park will include the opening of Deck the Halls in Williamston’s Municpal Center. The annual event has become a holiday tradition for the town and features beautifully decorated Christmas trees in the main hallways of the Municipal Center. It will be open to the public for viewing following the lighting of the park and during regular business hours through the holidays.

Hours for viewing trees will be 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through the holiday season.

 

Thanks for making the 2015 Spring Water Festival a success!

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Thousands of people enjoyed the 34th Annual Spring Water Festival held over the weekend in Williamston’s Mineral Spring Park. With great weather, ie no rain and modest temperatures in the high 80s, the event enjoyed a more “very good” attendance. More on this years festival to come . . . Check back!

Pictured – The crowd in front of the Amphitheater Stage begins growing prior to Austin Webb’s performance at the 2015 Spring Water Festival Saturday.

Amphitheater Stage Schedule featuring Austin Webb

Getting to know Austin Webb – EPK interview

Hear Austin Webb 

Austin Webb has a Top 40 single currently on the charts and rising . . .

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Read Austin Webb interview in The Journal
about his homecoming show

 

 

2015 SWF Amphitheater Stage Schedule

Welcome to the 2015 Spring Water Festival!

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Mineral Spring Park – Williamston, SC

 State Hwy. 20 just off I-85 between Anderson and Greenville, SC
Arts & Crafts  Health Fair  Live Music  Gospel music showcase
Free Children’s Activities      Amusement Rides 
Antique Car Show  Festival Food  Exhibits     Souvenirs   

Directions to Festival

From I-85 or Hwy. 29, exit onto Hwy.8 to Pelzer.
Right on Hwy. 20 into downtown Williamston
50 plus Crafters – 50 plus Display Vendors – 14 Food Vendors 
Live Bands – 17+ Gospel groups 
125 + Car Show entries – Antique Fire Truck exhibit – Fire Truck Rides
FREE ADMISSION – FREE PARKING
All Events – Rain or Shine
No alcohol – No coolers – No Pets – No bicycles, No Skate Boards

 

Event Sponsors:

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Event and Spring Water Festival Auto Show Sponsor:

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Spring Water Festival Auto Show Sponsor:

McDonalds of Williamston

Spring Water Festival only 3 weeks away

Organizers of the 2015 Spring Water Festival are finalizing plans for the annual event which is only three weeks away.

The family friendly two day festival, celebrating their 34th year, will be held August 21 and 22, 2015 in Williamston’s Mineral Spring Park and will feature more than 100 craft and business vendors, the area’s largest antique and classic auto show, kids activities, amusement rides, live music and other special attractions. Our food vendors offer a variety of delicious festival food items and specialties with some new offerings.

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