FESTIVAL: DAY TWO
FAMILY FUN DAY!
SATURDAY OCT. 5th
Harriet Barber House & Congaree National Park
The 17th annual Congaree Swampfest celebration continues on Saturday, October 5th, 9:00 AM at the Congaree National Park and at 11:00 am at the festival site on the yard of THE HISTORIC HARRIET BARBER HOUSE & GROUNDS.
This year we are bridging the gap with a wide array of major and local Gospel, R&B, Jazz, and inspirational recording artists (singers, bands, instrumentalists, and many other surprises guests will perform. (see schedule below).
Free shuttle will carry visitors from the festival site to the national park. Activities will run throughout the day, offering a free and great opportunity for visitors to experience the rich culture of the Lower Richland Heritage Corridor. No matter the age or interest, there are activities for everyone! Bring your family and friends and enjoy a day out in Richland County.
Free parking will be available on and near the festival site, Historic Harriet Barber House & Grounds, 116 Barberville Loop, Hopkins, SC 29061, with some limited free parking in the Congaree National Park, 100 National Park Drive, off Old Bluff Road, Hopkins, SC.
*****Entertainment & Fun & Activities will be going on simultaneously*****
ENTERTAINMENT STAGE 2019
Schedule of Activities:
Site #1: CONGAREE NATIONAL PARK
Guided Tours, Art & Wrting contest, Wildlife art display, & More!
Side #2: HISTORIC HARRIET BARBER HOUSE
live entertainment, Food / Drink & Craft vendors, hay ride, children's carnival, Balloonopolis, Vegitable Giveaway to Senior Citizens, Prize Giveaways, Shuttle Service, Golf Cart Central, & More
Join park staff for a weekend celebration of Congaree National Park and surrounding
Event will feature special exhibits, hands on activities for kids and programs to enlighten and inspire. Art contest with prizes awarded to top selections.
It’s fun and it’s free!
*All programs will meet at the Harry Hampton Visitor Center.
National Park will host a variety of programs at the park including guided hikes, living history programs, kids activities and auditorium programs. We will plan to offer walk up canoe tours in addition to regularly scheduled tour that day. There will also be an Owl Prowl on Saturday evening (possibly Friday as well). In addition to programming we will plan to have exhibits and displays (similar to past events).
The theme is to be announced. The youth art contest will be held again this year. Submission deadline for the contest will be Wednesday, September 26 with winning entries to be showcased the weekend of SwampFest.