Mark your calendars for Chapin’s 40th Annual Labor Day Festival & Parade. The Chapin Labor Day Festival promotes community pride and highlights what a great place Chapin is to live, work and play. More than 22,000 people will come to participate in various activities happening throughout the weekend. This family-friendly event first began in 1979 and features a Downtown Farmer’s Market, live music, a parade, and activities such as arts and crafts, food vendors, a cupcake eating contest, a classic car show, and a children’s play area. There is something for everyone of all ages, and the fun runs all weekend long!
Kick of the Chapin Labor Day Festival on Saturday, August 31st, at 7 AM with the Justin Pepper 5K and follow with the Chapin Downtown Farmer’s Market on the 100 block of Clark Street. Saturday night, join Tokyo Joe on Beaufort Street to benefit We Care; music starts at 7 PM. Come on Sunday evening at 7 PM to enjoy a free outdoor concert featuring Noel Lindler and the Bank Walkers – can bring lawn chairs but no coolers. Finish off the weekend with the annual Labor Day Parade and Classic Car Show on Monday. There will also be over 130 vendors, arts and crafts for all ages, and a children’s play area with three bounce houses. Don’t forget the Chapin Library Book Sale immediately following the parade at Town Hall or the AMROC Model Train Exhibit at American Legion Post 193 Building. For more information on these events, visit https://www.chapinsc.com/269/Chapin-Labor-Day-Festival-Parade.