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SC Festival of Stars™



Known as the SC FESTIVAL OF STARS ™,  this day and a half  Independence Celebration and Fireworks show is held annually on the Friday night and Saturday before or on the 4th of July each year!  In 2016 it will be held on Friday Night July 1st and all day SaturdayJuly 2nd at the Ninety Six Town Park (Saluda Street, off Hwy 34. Turn by Hardees at the light, past firehouse.)

FIREWORKS SHOW WILL BE HELD ON JULY 2nd at 9:45 pm at the Town Park in Ninety Six .

Our” Concert in the Park” held on Friday night will feature a Band from 6 pm-9 pm. Saturday will feature Bands, various singers, patriotic music and more.
During the day of the festival, the aroma of delicious Festival foods such as delicious BBQ, Hot Dogs, Cotton Candy, Turkey legs and so much more fill the air! Come enjoy all the days events and of course the LIVE music!
There are Auto/Truck and Motorcycle contests, a Main Street Parade, Food Eating contests, Amusement Rides, displays by Highway Patrol,  Greenwood County Fire Departments FireWise Safety House, home made crafts and craft vendors, kids activites and so much more. Anyone and everyone can participate in something!

Our town opens the door of Southern Hospitality to all who join us during our patriotic celebration to the past who sacrificed and to  the future soldiers who stand strong.

Various highlights of the festival are The Miss Festival of Stars Pageant by the 96 Chamber of Commerce, a benefit Mother/Daughter Cup of Tea Party, an Amateur Photo Contest  and of course the huge, magnificent Fireworks celebration! Other events include Art Exhibits, Craft vendors from all over the state, various contests,  smiles and  all the fun and joyous memories you can make!

Visitors from neighboring other states enjoyed the festival last year!

So go ahead….. mark your calendar for the 2016 SC FESTIVAL OF STARS!

Oh, and don’t forget to don your patriotism by dressing in red, white, and blue. You may even win a prize! Bring your blanket, your beach chair, your family, and be prepared to stay for both days.

The SC Festival of Stars is hosted by The Town of Ninety Six and would not be possible without the help our 96 Chamber of Commerce, 96 Police and Fire Departments, our hard-working crew at the Streets and Sanitation Department, the 96 CPW and all the employees of each department! To sign up as a Vendor or for more information, please call Tourism at 864-543-3396 or email to

(see forms below)

If you would like to become a sponsor to help keep the event free for all attendees, please help us with the cost of fireworks by joining the $96 Dollars for 96 Program by sending $96 dollars for a tax-free donation.

Your donation helps us keep the fireworks event free for the public  to enjoy.

Mail all donations to: SC Festival of Stars

Town of Ninety Six,  Po Box 8, Ninety Six, SC 29666

Business Sponsors, please call Jennifer Donlon at 864- 543-3396 to make arrangements and be part of the Business Sponsor Program and Advertisement program. ** NOTE- Thank you for another wonderful year!

See you in July!

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