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SWF Entertainment to be announced soon!

The 2016 Spring Water Festival is planning to have a free concert on Saturday August 27 featuring a nationally known “classic country artist” organizers said. Entertainment for the festival will be announced soon!

 

Sign up now for 2016 Spring Water Run

After taking a year off, 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.

Entry fee is $20 in advance or $25 on the day of the race. Pre-registration ends on August 21.

The 5K open race will begin at 7:45 a.m. 

(There will not  be a one mile fun run this year)

Registration will be held on the day of the festival, August 27 between 6:15 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. in the parking lot beside McDonald’s in downtown Williamston.

Medals will go to all finishers in the one mile race and trophies will go to the top two males and females in the 5K, the top two male and female masters and the first three places male and female, by age group.

Age groups will include 10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, and 65 and over.

Awards and drawings will be held following the one mile run. All registered runners are eligible for race day drawings which will include a variety of prizes. Pictures of all winners will be made immediately after presentation of awards.

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, organizer Michael Vickery said.

Food and drink will be provided after the race for runners. The Williamston Police Department will secure all major intersections. Run applications are available at The Journal or by emailing Vickery at michaelvickery7@gmail.com 

Online registration can be done at www.Strictlyrunning.com

Download 2016 5K Spring Water Run Application

 AnMed 5K Spring Water Run Map

Registration forms are also available at The Journal.

 

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 864-844-7101 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!

 

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

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August 26 & 27 2016

Mineral Spring Park – Williamston, SC

 State Hwy. 20 just off I-85 between Anderson and Greenville, SC
Arts & Crafts  5K Spring Water Run     Mineral Spring Trail Walk (New)
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 – 11 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, 5K Spring Water Run and Mineral Spring Trail Walk Sponsor:

anmedhlthbk

Event and Spring Water Festival Auto Show Sponsor:

Clinkscales1 

 

Clinkscales2

 

Spring Water Festival Auto Show Sponsors:

McDonalds of Williamston

Tri-City Napa Auto Parts

Christmas Park will return for the 2016 Holidays

 

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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. 26, 2016 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.

 

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 . . .

 All Country on You

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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2015

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:

anmedhlthbk

Event and Spring Water Festival Auto Show Sponsor:

Clinkscales1 

 

Clinkscales2

 

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.

Spring Water Festival accepting applications

Organizers of the 34th Annual Spring Water Festival are accepting craft vendor applications for the two day festival in August.

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 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 864-847-4950. There will be awards in a number of categories.

Spring Water Run taking a break

Due to other committments and the need for a break by our race organizer, there will not be a Spring Water Run this year. Organizers hope to have the 5K run event return for the 2016 Spring Water Festival.

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