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Welcome to the

South Carolina BBQ - Shag Festival

Hemingway, South Carolina

The 2013 Festival dates are April 18-20

New: Download the festival program

Celebrate our 25th Anniversary with us!

Our band for this year is Too Much Sylvia

Photos from the 2013 festival are already on our Facebook page and will also be here soon

Photos from the 2010 festival!

Photos from the 2011 festival

Photos from the 2012 festival

Cookoff winners for 2013

Angel pig

Bubba's barbecue

    For future festival information call committee chair, Dennis Miles at 843-344-2527.

    For crafts and vendors, call Melissa Tanner at 843-625-0188. (Application forms can be downloaded below)

   Visit the Festival Facebook Page for moment-by-moment developments.

   Car buffs greatly enjoy the annual car show and contest at the pageant, sponsored by Winyah Cruisers . Visit their web site for more info, and photos of their antique and classic cars.

Please enjoy these three photo galleries from previous festivals:

2009 festival photos

2009 Civil War reenactors

2008 festival photos 

2006 festival photos

2007 festival photos           So -- who won?

How the festival came to be - Reminiscences of the founders

Forms for entries in the contest or vendor space

(Please note: Mail filled-in forms to PO Box 1959, Hemingway, SC  29554)

Cookoff applications are now being received (February 11, 2013) 

Announcing the 2013 cookoff winners!

2013 Cookoff rules

2013 Anything-that rules

2013 Cookoff application (must also include DHEC permit application) (PDF files - print, fill and mail in)

(Vendor applications must include town license application below)

2013 Application for small vendor/crafter space (PDF file - print, fill and mail in)

2013 Application for large vendor/crafter space (PDF file - print, fill and mail in)

2013 Application for town vendor license (PDF file - print, fill and mail in)

Maps to the Festival

Places to visit on the Internet

SCIway - The South Carolina Internet Highway
Hemingway Community Page - The Barbecue Capital of the World
Hemingway official web site - Town government

The Weekly Observer - our Hemingway newspaper
Williamsburg County Home Page
Williamburg Chamber of Commerce
Georgetown County Home Page
Georgetown Chamber of Commerce
Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce
Pee Dee Country, South Carolina

Sponsors and contributors with web pages

Haselden Brothers Ford
First Citizens Bank
Anderson Brothers Bank
Stuckey Brothers Furniture
Don's Car Crushing

Other reasons to visit Hemingway, South Carolina

Hemingway cares

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Some of the photographs on this site are courtesy of The Weekly Observer, PO Box 309, Hemingway, SC 29554. All rights reserved.

Last updated April 20, 2013