South Carolina is known for its variety of festivals; Clarendon County is home to three of them.
The Clarendon County Striped Bass Festival, held each spring, salutes the fish that put Lakes Marion and Moultrie, and Clarendon County, on the fishing map of the world. The festival features fireworks, dances, a parade, boating events, and many other activities.
The Puddin Swamp Festival in Turbeville features three days of carnival rides, delicious food, and lots of live, local entertainment, including the Swamp Stomp Street Dance and a karaoke contest.
The Annual Francis Marion Symposium invites historians to immerse themselves in the world of military officer Francis Marion and to learn the significance of his contribution to the American Revolution.