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Events

March
15th

St. Patrick’s Day Festival

The annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival will take place on Friday, March 15th from 6pm until on Memorial Square in Downtown Orangeburg. Gather your family and friends and wear some green to enjoy the only St. Patrick’s Day Festival in Orangeburg, SC!

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The celebration will feature music and dancing on the main stage. Bring your lawn chairs, but don’t forget your dancing shoes. Children ages 12 and under dressed in GREEN will be given a special gift from our very own Downtown Leprechaun. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Adult beverages will be available with proper identification. This is one event you won’t want to miss!

May
3rd

Festival of Roses Street Dance

DORA will host the annual Festival of Roses Street Dance on May 3, 2019 from 6-10pm on the square featuring RipTide.

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DORA will host the annual Festival of Roses Street Dance on May 3, 2019 from 6-10pm on the square featuring RipTide. The event is free and families are welcome! There will be spirits, food vendors and giveaways for children in attendance.

Vendor Application

May
4th

Classic Car Show on the Square

The annual Car Show on the Square is a family fun event with activities and entertainment for all ages!

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The annual Car Show on the Square is a family fun event with activities and entertainment for all ages! In addition to the myriad of antique cars that are on display for judging, there is also music, food vendors, door prizes, activities for kids and a fan belt toss! There is a slight fee to register a vehicle, with a discount if the vehicle is registered prior to the day of the event.

Presenting Sponsor Ford’s Tire Pros

Ford Tire Pros

Registration Form
Vendor Form

Tuesdays
May 21 – Aug 20

Downtown Orangeburg Farmers’ Market

The 2019 Farmers’ Market will be held on the Square each Tuesday from May 21st – August 20th 3:30-6 pm.   Any parties interested in becoming a vendor should see attached documents or contact Market Manager, Ali Weathers at ali.weathers@orangeburg.sc.us.

2019 Application     

2019 Handbook

June
6th

A Taste of the Market

A Farm to Table Dinner Experience. This is a ticketed event that will take place in June 2019 on the 1100 Block of Russell Street.

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The Taste of the Market A Farm to Table Dinner Experience presented by Piggly Wiggly will deliver a sensational locally-sourced meal in the middle of Downtown Orangeburg’s Historic District on Thursday, June 6, 2019. Proceeds will support the Downtown Orangeburg Farmers Market. The meal itself will be a full four-course dinner, prepared by a Dupre Catering. Farm-to-table dinners have often taken place on the farm in an intimated field or orchard setting, but we have developed ours into a larger community event to shine a spotlight on our local farmers.

Aside from providing a historic dining experience in the heart of Downtown Orangeburg, the farm-to-table dinner will raise operating capital for the Downtown Orangeburg Farmers’ Market and showcase the markets’ location in the heart of Historic Downtown Orangeburg.

We feel like this event will not only deliver a sensational meal in our historic district, but also give attendees a chance to see and learn firsthand how farmers capitalize on one of Orangeburg County’s number one industries: agriculture! Orangeburg is literally surrounded by fields brimming with agricultural bounty.

The event will be located on the 1300 block on Russell Street, between Middleton and Broughton Streets. Guests will arrive at 6:30 to enjoy a cocktail hour with the first course scheduled to be served at 7:30 pm. This event will be like none other in Orangeburg, picture yourself standing in Russell Street – tables set for dinner, lights strung above you, live music playing, cold drinks on ice and friends all around ready to enjoy a freshly prepared meal.

Tickets

 

July
TBA

Block Party + Kids Parade

Join us in July 2019 as we turn the 1100 block of Russell Street into a Red, White & Blue PARTY!  

Sept.
21st

Food Truck Festival LogoFood Truck & Craft Beer Festival

Join DORA & New Country 105.3 The Cat as they host the 2nd Annual Orangeburg Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival Saturday, September 21, 2019 in Downtown Orangeburg. The event runs from 12-5 and will feature unique cuisine from various trucks.  Click here for tickets. 

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Details coming soon! Save the Date! 

FOOD VENDOR APPLICATION 2019 
Non-FOOD VENDOR APPLICATION 2019

Oct 22- Nov 4

The Scarecrows on Russell Street are back.  Details, rules and entry form can be found below. 

 Entry Flyer

Oct. 27, 2019

Taste of Orangeburg   

Join us for the 23rd Annual Taste of Orangeburg Sunday, October 27th from 12 Noon- 3:00 pm.  The event will be on the Square in downtown Orangeburg and feature the best food & drink from local restaurants and caterers.  Those interested in becoming a Taste Vendor can download the application here.  2019 Taste Application

 

November
TBA

Christmas Program and Downtown Square Tree Lighting

Held in the Stevenson Auditorium, this event is free to the public and family friendly!

November
TBA

Messiah by Claflin University

DORA will host the annual performance of the Messiah, which will be held at the Stevenson Auditorium.