The South Carolina Pecan Festival is held annually on the first Saturday of November in downtown Florence, South Carolina. The 2019 festival takes place Saturday, November 2nd.
This popular event features hundreds of food and craft vendors, live entertainment, amusement rides, cook-off competition, and more. Visitors will find a wide variety of things to to while attending the event. For spectators, there’s a colorful chalk art competition, classic car & truck show, and antique tractors show. More active types might want to plan on participating in the Run Like a Nut Half Marathon/10k/5k or the Bike Like a Nut Metric Century/Half Metric Road Ride.
The Pecan Festival takes place in Historic Downtown Florence, on the 100 blocks of Evans, Irby, Dargan, and Cheves Streets. If you plan on spending the night, we have a list of nearby hotels. The Hotel Florence and Hyatt Place Florence Downtown are two options that put you within walking distance of the festival fun.