Go nuts in downtown Florence for the 17th annual Pecan Festival!

On the first Saturday of every November there is an all-day festival with over 50,000 people in attendance. This year, the event is on Saturday, November 6th. There will be live entertainment, a free kids zone and amusement park rides, STEM demonstrations, giveaways, over 250 vendors, an antique tractor show and admission is free! Don’t miss the car show and contest winner, either! The SC Pecan Festival hosts a 10K, 5K and half marathon races for runners along with 10-mile bike rides and other biking races.

Pecan Festival Schedule

SC Pecan Festival

Florence Toyota Main Stage

  • 9:30AM-10:00AM | Opening Ceremonies featuring the South Florence High School JROTC and Rashad Cade
  • 10:00AM-11:00AM | A New Creation
  • 11:30AM-1:00PM | Chairmen of the Board
  • 1:30PM-3:00PM | Painted Man
  • 5:30PM-7:00PM | Grand Funk Railroad

Bud Light Gold Stage

  • 10:00AM-11:00AM | Clay Brown and the Legends
  • 11:30AM-12:30PM | Clay Brown and the Legends
  • 1:00PM-2:30PM | The Mixtapes
  • 3:30PM-5:00PM | The Ultimate Earth, Wind, and Fire Tribute Band, “Let’s Groove Tonight”

First Reliance Gospel Stage

  • 10:30AM | Second Generation
  • 11:45AM | Chosen Disciples
  • 1:00PM | John Pickett
  • 2:30PM | TC Smith and Smith Brothers
  • 4:00PM | The Sensational Brown Brothers

Evening Shade Blues Bash Stage

  • 11:00AM | Shrimp City Slim
  • 11:30PM | Johnny Burgin
  • 12:45PM | Henry D. Jones
  • 2:00PM | Andy Johnson
  • 3:15PM | Jon Shain and F.J. Ventre

South State Bank Dance Stage

  • 11:00AM | Southside Middle School Dancers
  • 12:00PM | Myrtle Beach Banias
  • 1:00PM | Dance Loud Dance Team
  • 2:00PM | Aroha Afro Latin Dance
  • 3:00PM | Driven by Dance
  • 4:00PM | Kelly’s Fine Arts (KFA)

SPC Credit Untion Jazz Stage

  • 11:00AM | School of Dance Arts
  • 11:45AM | More Than Words Flor – Spoken Word Performance
  • 12:30PM | Pure Band
  • 1:35PM | More Than Words Flor – Spoken Word Performance
  • 2:00PM | Saxxy Keyz Band
  • 3:15PM | More Than Words Flor – Spoken Word Performance
  • 3:30PM | The Saxxy Keyz Band

T-Mobile Pecan-Palooza Stage

  • 11:00AM | Midnight Row
  • 1:00PM | Mystic Vibrations
  • 2:30PM | DJ VooDoo
  • 4:30PM | Level 10 Band

Jebaily Law Firm Kids Fun Zone Stage

  • 10:00AM | Flo-Town’s Kids Got Talent Finals
  • 11:45AM | Extreme Cheer and Tumble
  • 1:15PM | Little Gym Kids Fitness Class
  • 2:45PM | Paul’s Magic Show
  • 4:30PM | St. Anthony’s Catholic School Middle School Chorus

Parking

Pecan Fest Parking

This year the Pecan Festival is hosting 3 parking lot locations where you can ride the WBTW News 13 shuttle into the festival. The locations are:

  • The Hallmark Plaza
  • The Florence Regional Airport
  • The Florence Mall

They also have 3 pick-up and drop-off locations along the airport route, mall route and Irby Street route.

Contests

Pecan Pie Contest

Pecan Cook-Off

The Pecan Cook-Off will not be held in 2021 due to the ongoing effects of COVID-19. This event is expected to return in 2022.

Run Like a Nut 5K, 10K, and Half Marathon

Choose from a 5K, 10K, or half marathon run in the classic Run Like a Nut road races in Florence. The courses are flat and fast. All races start at the former Fitness Forum downtown and registered racers are guaranteed a race t-shirt and post-race refreshments.

Classic Car Show

The Classic Car Show is providing three awards for best in class for best production, best non-production and the mayor’s choice award.

Where to Stay

Caribbean Resort

After you’ve spent the day going nuts at the Pecan Festival, come back to a resort where you can relax. Condo-World offers many resorts with convenient amenities and restaurants that are great for couples. Float around in the lazy river together after a day of festival walking or enjoy the exclusive oceanfront balcony together instead.

Event Summary
Name
SC Pecan Festival
Location
Florence Downtown Development, 324 W Evans St,Florence,SC-29501
Start Date
November 6, 2021
End Date
November 6, 2021
Description
17th Annual SC Pecan Festival with live music, events and contests.