More than 100,000 Visitors Anticipated for the 2015 SC Poultry Festival

Posted by McKay Public Affairs Tuesday, May 5, 2015 3:57:00 PM

The Town of Batesburg-Leesville is gearing up for one of its’ largest annual events – the 29th Annual South Carolina Poultry Festival.  The three-day festival featuring great music, good food and family fun kicks off on Thursday night, May 7th and ends on Saturday, May 9th.

Named for the state’s largest agri-business – the $1 billion poultry industry; the SC Poultry Festival attracts more than 100,000 visitors to the Town of Batesburg-Leesville annually!

“We are excited to welcome friends, neighbors and new visitors to our Town! The Leesville Merchant’s Association, the Poultry Festival Steering Committee, and the hundreds of volunteers from our Town and around the County do an amazing job of putting on this wonderful family-friendly weekend in Batesburg-Leesville!” stated Mayor Rita Crapps.

By the Numbers: The South Carolina Poultry Festival

6 Stages for Music and Entertainment

More than 30 Food Vendors

Amusement Rides

More than 110 Entries in the Parade

More than 100 Entries in the Car Show

More than 120 Artisans and Crafters

More than 30 Commercial Vendors

5K Road Race

Volleyball Tournament

Fireworks Show

Bar-B-Que Cookoff

Car Show

To find out more about the South Carolina Poultry Festival, contact Genna Copeland at or 803-609-6936. Click here to view the map and schedule of events. Stay up-to-date on what is happening in the Town of Batesburg-Leesville by following us on Facebook and Twitter!