lake keowee

Part of the Lake Keowee and Lake Jocassee lifestyle is all of the interesting things that go on around our general area. No matter what season there is a fun activity to do or something new to see. From festivals to theater the Lake Keowee and Lake Jocassee area has everything. 

Annual Events

Oconee County

Spring Heritage Festival
Every Spring, Seneca closes off its historic Main Street and Ram Cat Alley to host the annual Spring Heritage Festival. Sponsored by the Downtown Seneca Merchants Association, the day long event features food and crafts and a variety of live entertainment. For more information, call the Greater Seneca Chamber of Commerce at (864) 882-2097.

Every third weekend in October, Walhalla celebrates its German Heritage with traditional German music and foods, children's rides, arts, crafts, hot-air balloon rides and fireworks. For more information, call the Walhalla Chamber of Commerce at (864) 638-2727.

DancersSouth Carolina Apple Festival
Since 1961, the SC Apple Festival has celebrated the beginning of the apple harvest season in Oconee County, the largest apple producing area in the state. From Labor Day through the following weekend, Westminster's Old Main Street comes alive with crafts booths, food vendors and a variety of attractions for the entire family. For more information, call the Westminster Chamber of Commerce at (864) 647-5316.

Pickens County

Heritage Day at the Hagood Mill
The festival at the historic Hagood Mill in Pickens celebrates the local heritage through music, crafts, foods, and living history of the upcountry region. The year 2000 Pickens County Heritage Day Folklife Festival & 6th Annual Old Time Fiddlin' Convention will be held on September 23. For more information, call The Pickens County Museum of Art & History at (864) 898-5963.

Pumpkin Festival
Founded in 1979 with an attendance of 7000, this community festival has grown to be one of the largest, attracting visitors from many states to its historic crafts and traditional foods. The festival is held the second weekend in October. For more information, call the Greater Pickens Chamber of Commerce at (864) 878-3258.

Dacusville Farm Days
Widely known for including a large and varied historical display of farm implements and machinery. For more information, call the Greater Pickens Chamber of Commerce at (864) 878-3258.