YORK - 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.

A Juried Craft and Food festival featuring only handmade crafts and an array of delicious food vendors will be located in the center of York’s business district. Featured attractions include one of the largest regional car shows; sports tournaments in golf, tennis and races of 5K, and Fun Runs; musical entertainment on three stages; BMX Stunt Team; a Health Clinic, children’s activities and coloring contest, Robotics demonstrations, Zip Line, Monster Water Ball Country Showdown completion, giant scale model airplane fly-in, 4-H petting zoo, inflatable and climbing wall.

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