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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 Saturday July 2nd at the Ninety Six Town Park (Saluda Street, off Hwy 34. Turn by Hardees at the traffic light, past the firehouse.)

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

Our” Concert in the Park” held on Friday night will feature The Mullinax Brothers and KINDLIN from 6 pm-9 pm. Saturday will feature multiple  Bands- Carolina Rebels Blue Grass/ Split Shot Band/ The Night Affair Band,  various singers, patriotic music and more!!
During the day of the festival, the aroma of delicious festival foods  from the food vendors 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 free LIVE music!
There is a Auto/Truck contest sponsored by Car quest, Advance Auto Parts, O’Reilly’s Auto Parts, Auto Zone and Napa Auto, a Main Street Parade, a Hot Dog Eating contest sponsored by Carolina Pride, a Kids Watermelon Eating Contest sponored by Food Lion Stores, Amusement Rides, displays by Highway Patrol,  Greenwood County Fire Departments FireWise Safety House, home made crafts and craft vendors, kids activities and so much more.  Anyone and everyone can participate in something!

Various highlights of the festival are The Miss Festival of Stars Pageant by the 96 Chamber of Commerce, a benefit Mother and Daughter 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  lawn chair or 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 2016 SC FOS Parade entry864-543-3396 or email to

(see forms below)

2016 SC FOS Parade entry

2016 SCFOS Vendor App

2016 SC FOS Auto Show app

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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