Festival Meetings

Schedule - 2014

The Pickens Azalea Festival

2014 Festival Schedule
         Friday April 18th       
10am -11am -  "Your Carolina" with Jack & Megan
                                    "LIVE" from Pickens County Court House  
          11:00am - 11:30am- Carolina Now with Jamarcus Gaston
                                            featuring Francine Bryson
           FREE entertainment all weekend 
      6:00pm - Classic car cruise in - Main Street - Free

"The Extraordinaires"
6:15 -7:00pm (1st set)
                                                 8:00pm - until
7:30- 8:00pm - Scene On Seven "LIVE" 
From the Azalea Festival
                       Saturday, April 19th
8:00 am- 8th Annual 5k Walk/RunSponsored by Pickens Women’s Association 
(Start- South Lewis St- next to Pickens First Baptist Church)
                       10:00 am Opening Ceremonies - main stage next to PC courthuse
                                        National Anthem- DeLayla Dodgens
                                        Post of colors - Boy Scout Troop 51
                                        Welcome - Fletcher Perry
                      10:45am - Jeff Holland's "Our World Festival
            12:00 - 2:00pm - 1st Annual Azalea Festival Baking Competition
                                        Michael's Restaurant, hosted By Pickens Francine Bryson
                    2:00 - 4:00 - Meet and greet with Francine Bryson
                                         (festival information booth, front of PC Court House)   
                             12:00 - Pet Pageant
                 12:00- 7:00 - Tim Tv & Secret Cirkus (street performance)
                                          Legacy Square Fountain           
                         12:40 - Jack Roper and the Weatherman Band 
                           2:00 - Honey & The Rockers                             
                           3:15 - Rock & Roll Reunion 
                           4:30 - Azalea Festival Baking Competition Awards
                              5:00 - Raffle Give Away's (round 1)
                                        - Break to set stage -
                              7:00 - The Deadfields
                              8:00 - Mothers Finest                  
                          (all events & entertainment times subject to change)
        ***** ALL DAY and into the Evening-Saturday ****
                * Artists/Crafters - exhibitors from around the Southeast
                       * Children’s Creation Area - New amphitheater parking lot 
                     *  Self Guided Historical Tour
Pickens Azalea Festival
"Mothers Finest" 
Saturday night 8:30pm - Main Stage 
New Amphitheater
                                            11:00 - 11:45 - La Dance Studio
                                        12:00 - 1:00 - Steppin' It Up
                                                            Coalition & Behavioral Health Services of Pickens
                                                                                 County & Pickens County Youth Board
                                                       1:15 - 2:00 - Hotfoot Cloggers          
                                                       2:15 - 2:45 - Lauren Kate Patterson
                                        3:00 - until - Freedom Biker Church 
                      (all events & schedule entertainment times subject to change)
                      RAIN or SHINE EVENT        
Amusement rides & games by ABC Amusements
           (Friday & Saturday Legacy Square - ride fee required)
All musical entertainment & parking is FREE

Azaleas will be on sale Saturday of the festival
                                  by Perennial Gardens of Pickens. They will be
                                  located in the parking lot next to Domino's Pizza

Catherine Parker a 10th grade student at Pickens High School, was the winning artist for this years Azalea. Her art work will appear on promotional material and the official Azalea Festival t-shirt. The art contest is sponsored by the Pickens Rotary Club. Azalea Festival t-shirts will be on sale Saturday during the festival .

Come and enjoy a family fun weekend in Pickens
The largest weekend festival in Pickens County