Pickens Azalea Festival Begins! - WSPA.com

Pickens Azalea Festival Begins!

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It has been said that, "When the Azaleas are blooming in Pickens, South Carolina, the little town celebrates!" The Azalea fun filled festivities in Pickens began on Saturday.  

Opening ceremonies were scheduled for 10 am Saturday on the main stage. The festival area is on Main Street in Pickens.

The Arts and Crafts Show will run from 10 am to 9 pm with free admission.

No admission charge to see "Little Texas".

You can also take a helicopter ride Saturday at the festival from Bruce Football Field starting at 11 am. A ride fee is required, weather permitting.

Azaleas will also be on sale Saturday during the festival.

A shuttle bus will also be available provided by Grace Methodist Church from the Save-O-Lot parking lot on Hampton Avenue to the Grace Methodist Church parking lot. The church is located within walking distance of the festival and runs from 11 am to 3 pm on Saturday. Donations are appreciated to help cover fuel costs.

The Azalea Festival is presented by the Pickens Chamber of Commerce and 7 On Your Side and Carolina's CW.

For a full list of events, click on the link to the right to access the Azalea Festival web site.

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