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Do you know that South Carolina actually outranks our neighbor Georgia – the so-called "Peach State" – in its production of peaches? During a normal year, South Carolina grows 60,000 tons of peaches. We have over 18,000 acres of peach farms across the state, which is why the SC Legislature made the peach our official state fruit in 1984.

SC Peaches
— South Carolina Peaches —

We're currently in the heart of peach season, and frequent stops at road-side stands are definitely warranted! Visit our guide to South Carolina Peaches to learn about the history of peaches in our state, as well as find SC peach festivals and peach farms.

Homesick for homegrown peaches? If you live outside South Carolina, our peach guide will even help you get this fabulous fruit delivered from the farm straight to your front door.

The next time you're looking for a great-tasting peach, remember to buy local and support our South Carolina farmers. We are, after all, the "Tastier Peach State!"


Little Mountain Reunion
August 5-6, 2011

The first Little Mountain Reunion was held in 1882, making it one of the oldest folk festivals in South Carolina. Bring the whole family out for two days packed with fun and entertainment, including a parade, live music, carnival rides, an 8K race, and much more!

South Carolina Events
Complete Calendar of August's SC Events
Statewide – August 1-31, 2011

Want to see the full calendar? Just click here to check out SCIWAY's complete calendar of August SC events! Also, remember that all our event calendars, for every month of the year, are available on SCIWAY's website 24/7/365 – just go to http://www.sciway.net/calendar.html.

If you would like to feature your event in our newsletter or on our calendar, please visit our calendar information page. Thanks!






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