Great Sponsors Support the Johnston Peach Blossom Festival

April 5, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Festivals are fun for everyone, but great sponsors make it possible.

The sponsors of the Johnston, S.C., Peach Blossom Festival, which will be held May 4, 2013, make it possible to keep the Festival free or low-cost for patrons. In addition, it helps raise additional money that can be used to reinvest in the Johnston area.

This year, the Festival is pleased to announce that Alltel Wireless is an Enhanced Corporate Sponsor. Their sponsorship will enable the Festival to provide additional amenities to participants, particularly in the area of entertainment on the Alltel Stage.

This year’s Johnston Peach Blossom Festival Corporate Sponsors are Edgefield County Hospital, First Citizens Bank, IGA, SCE&G, J.W. Yonce and Sons, Northland Communications, and Home Related Health Care.

Last year, thousands of patrons descended on Johnston to enjoy the day set aside to honor the peach industry, which has been so important in the development of the area. Each year, the Town goes all out with the Festival to remind citizens about the peach industry and to open its arms to visitors.

The popular Festival is also taking applications for individuals, organizations or businesses interested in being a part of event in these areas:

  • Entertainment: Tonya King
  • Parade: Roger Lamb, (803) 275-0438, 505 Roland Ave., Johnston, SC 29832v
  • Rides: Debra Aston
  • Food Concessions: Noah Peterson
  • Arts and Crafts: Missy Cleveland
  • Corporate Sponsorships: Dean Campbell
  • Pageant: Applications can be mailed to Gina Logue, 1129 Hwy. 378 East, Edgefield SC, 29824, 637-5383; or for more information contact Janice Cleveland
  • Program Book Ads: Debra Aston

Contact persons without addresses or telephone numbers above may be contacted using the Peach Blossom Festival contact form.

In addition to the areas listed above, the Festival also has a Friday, May 3, street dance in downtown Johnston, designed especially for families. This year’s featured band will be “121 Band,” a crowd-pleasing group from Newberry that has performed in the entertainment portion of the Festival in the past.

For more information on the Festival, please contact Debra Aston, (803) 275-2345.

The Johnston Development Corporation, a non-profit volunteer organization, sponsors the Festival. The Corporation works to aid the community in areas such as economic development, education, recreation, historic preservation, tourism, scientific and cultural opportunities, and continued promotion of Johnston.

To learn more about the Festival or the Johnston Development Corporation, visit the website at http://www.johnstondevelopmentcorp.org/.

New Relay for Life Event Added to Johnston Peach Blossom Festival

March 29, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

A new event has been added to the Johnston Peach Blossom Festival: A Relay for Life Peach Blossom Stroll, a walk to help raise money to fight cancer.

The Stroll will be held the same day as the Festival, May 4. The Stroll starts at 9 a.m. from the Johnston Municipal Parking Lot in downtown. The walkers will head toward Edgefield on Hwy. 23, turn around at the old Beason’s Cleaners, and then return to downtown Johnston, just as the Festival is beginning. The route is 1.6 miles.

No animals or bicycles are allowed. Walkers are encouraged walk as individuals or to form teams and raise money from citizens or businesses who want to sponsor them in the walk.

There is a $20 registration fee due by April 15. Those who pay by that date will receive a free T-shirt. Those who register after that date pay a late registration fee of $25 and will not be eligible for a T-shirt. All registration fees are not refundable.

For more information on the Stroll or to get an application to participate, contact the Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce, any Relay Team Captain, Lynn Rearden or Sharen Fay at Edgefield County Hospital.

The popular Festival is also taking applications for individuals, organizations or businesses interested in being a part of event in these areas:

  • Entertainment: Tonya King
  • Parade: Roger Lamb, (803) 275-0438, 505 Roland Ave., Johnston, SC 29832v
  • Rides: Debra Aston
  • Food Concessions: Noah Peterson
  • Arts and Crafts: Missy Cleveland
  • Corporate Sponsorships: Dean Campbell
  • Pageant: Applications can be mailed to Gina Logue, 1129 Hwy. 378 East, Edgefield SC, 29824, 637-5383; or for more information contact Janice Cleveland
  • Program Book Ads: Debra Aston

Contact persons without addresses or telephone numbers above may be contacted using the Peach Blossom Festival contact form.

In addition to the areas listed above, the Festival also has a Friday, May 3, street dance in downtown Johnston, designed especially for families. This year’s featured band will be “121 Band,” a crowd-pleasing group from Newberry that has performed in the entertainment portion of the Festival in the past.

Last year, thousands of patrons descended on Johnston to enjoy the day set aside to honor the peach industry, which has been so important in the development of the area. Each year, the Town goes all out with the Festival to remind citizens about the peach industry and to open its arms to visitors.

For more information on the Festival, please contact Debra Aston, (803) 275-2345.

The Johnston Development Corporation, a non-profit volunteer organization, sponsors the Festival. The Corporation works to aid the community in areas such as economic development, education, recreation, historic preservation, tourism, scientific and cultural opportunities, and continued promotion of Johnston.

To learn more about the Festival or the Johnston Development Corporation, visit the website at http://www.johnstondevelopmentcorp.org/.

Johnston Peach Blossom Festival: A Great Place to Eat

March 26, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Great Food

Johnston Peach Blossom Festival goers were treated to a variety of great food at last year’s event.

At the Johnston, S.C., Peach Blossom Festival, the tradition of mouth-watering smells and tasty morsels will continue this year.

To be a part of this tradition, food vendors can sign-up now to be a part of the 30th annual event, held in historic downtown Johnston on May 4.

Food vendors who are interested in participating should contact Noah Peterson, (803) 480-0135.

Last year, thousands of patrons descended on Johnston to enjoy the day set aside to honor the peach industry, which has been so important in the development of the area. Each year, the Town goes all out with the Festival to remind citizens about the peach industry and to open its arms to visitors.

Applications and expressions of interest are now being accepted in the following areas:

  • Entertainment: Tonya King
  • Parade: Roger Lamb, (803) 275-0438, 505 Roland Ave., Johnston, SC 29832v
  • Rides: Debra Aston
  • Food Concessions: Noah Peterson
  • Arts and Crafts: Missy Cleveland
  • Corporate Sponsorships: Dean Campbell
  • Pageant: Applications can be mailed to Gina Logue, 1129 Hwy. 378 East, Edgefield SC, 29824, 637-5383; or for more information contact Janice Cleveland
  • Program Book Ads: Debra Aston

Contact persons without addresses or telephone numbers above may be contacted using the Peach Blossom Festival contact form.

In addition to the areas listed above, the Festival also has a Friday, May 3, street dance in downtown Johnston, designed especially for families.

For more information on the Festival, please contact Debra Aston, (803) 275-2345.

The Johnston Development Corporation, a non-profit volunteer organization, sponsors the Festival. The Corporation works to aid the community in areas such as economic development, education, recreation, historic preservation, tourism, scientific and cultural opportunities, and continued promotion of Johnston.

To learn more about the Festival or the Johnston Development Corporation, visit the website at http://www.johnstondevelopmentcorp.org/.

Show Your Arts and Crafts at the Johnston Peach Blossom Festival

February 23, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Arts and Crafts

Shoppers had lots to choose from at last year’s Johnston Peach Blossom Festival.

Arts and crafts have always been a hit at the Johnston, S.C., Peach Blossom Festival.

This year will be no different, as applications are now coming in from all over for crafters who want to be a part of the 30th annual event, held in historic downtown Johnston on May 4.

Those interested in having a crafter’s space at this year’s Festival should contact Missy Cleveland.

Last year, thousands of patrons descended on Johnston to enjoy the day set aside to honor the peach industry, which has been so important in the development of the area. Each year, the Town goes all out with the Festival to remind citizens about the peach industry and to open its arms to visitors.

Applications and expressions of interest are now being accepted in the following areas:

  • Entertainment: Tonya King
  • Parade: Roger Lamb, (803) 275-0438, 505 Roland Ave., Johnston, SC 29832v
  • Rides: Debra Aston
  • Food Concessions: Noah Peterson
  • Arts and Crafts: Missy Cleveland
  • Corporate Sponsorships: Dean Campbell
  • Pageant: Applications can be mailed to Gina Logue, 1129 Hwy. 378 East, Edgefield SC, 29824, 637-5383; or for more information contact Janice Cleveland
  • Program Book Ads: Debra Aston

Contact persons without addresses or telephone numbers above may be contacted using the Peach Blossom Festival contact form.

In addition to the areas listed above, the Festival also has a Friday, May 3, street dance in downtown Johnston, designed especially for families.

For more information on the Festival, please contact Debra Aston, (803) 275-2345.

The Johnston Development Corporation, a non-profit volunteer organization, sponsors the Festival. The Corporation works to aid the community in areas such as economic development, education, recreation, historic preservation, tourism, scientific and cultural opportunities, and continued promotion of Johnston.

To learn more about the Festival or the Johnston Development Corporation, visit the website at http://www.johnstondevelopmentcorp.org/.

Entertaining at the Johnston Peach Blossom Festival

February 10, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Entertaining at the Johnston Peach Blossom Festival

Bands, dancers, singers and other entertainment were a part of last year’s Johnston Peach Blossom Festival.

The Johnston, S.C., Peach Blossom Festival wants you!

Entertainment has been a big part of the 30 years of the Festival, and now is your chance to be a part of the historic Festival.

The Festival wants to feature talented people, local and not-so local, as part of the day-long entertainment in the 30th annual event, held in downtown Johnston on May 4.

Entertainers who think they have what it takes to be a part of this year’s Festival should contact Tonya King.

Last year, thousands of patrons descended on Johnston to enjoy the day set aside to honor the peach industry, which has been so important in the development of the area. Each year, the Town goes all out with the Festival to remind citizens about the peach industry and to open its arms to visitors.

Applications and expressions of interest are now being accepted in the following areas:

  • Entertainment: Tonya King
  • Parade: Roger Lamb, (803) 275-0438, 505 Roland Ave., Johnston, SC 29832v
  • Rides: Debra Aston
  • Food Concessions: Noah Peterson
  • Arts and Crafts: Missy Cleveland
  • Corporate Sponsorships: Dean Campbell
  • Pageant: Applications can be mailed to Gina Logue, 1129 Hwy. 378 East, Edgefield SC, 29824, 637-5383; or for more information contact Janice Cleveland
  • Program Book Ads: Debra Aston

Contact persons without addresses or telephone numbers above may be contacted using the Peach Blossom Festival contact form.

In addition to the areas listed above, the Festival also has a Friday, May 3, street dance in downtown Johnston, designed especially for families.

For more information on the Festival, please contact Debra Aston, (803) 275-2345.

The Johnston Development Corporation, a non-profit volunteer organization, sponsors the Festival. The Corporation works to aid the community in areas such as economic development, education, recreation, historic preservation, tourism, scientific and cultural opportunities, and continued promotion of Johnston.

To learn more about the Festival or the Johnston Development Corporation, visit the website at http://www.johnstondevelopmentcorp.org/.

Johnston Peach Blossom Festival Loves a Parade

January 26, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Antique cars highlighted the Johnston Peach Blossom Festival Parade last year.

Antique cars highlighted the Johnston Peach Blossom Festival Parade last year.

The Johnston Peach Blossom Festival is now taking applications for individuals, organizations and businesses interested in being a part of the Festival’s parade.

The Festival will be held May 4, 2013, in Johnston, known as the Peach Capital of the World.

Last year, thousands of patrons descended on Johnston to enjoy the day set aside to honor the peach industry, which has been so important in the development of the area. Each year, the Town goes all out with the Festival to remind citizens about the peach industry and to open its arms to visitors.

Applications and expressions of interest are now being accepted in the following areas:

  • Entertainment: Tonya King
  • Parade: Roger Lamb, (803) 275-0438, 505 Roland Ave., Johnston, SC 29832v
  • Rides: Debra Aston
  • Food Concessions: Noah Peterson
  • Arts and Crafts: Missy Cleveland
  • Corporate Sponsorships: Dean Campbell
  • Pageant: Applications can be mailed to Gina Logue, 1129 Hwy. 378 East, Edgefield SC, 29824, 637-5383; or for more information contact Janice Cleveland
  • Program Book Ads: Debra Aston

Contact persons without addresses or telephone numbers above may be contacted using the Peach Blossom Festival contact form.

For more information on the Festival, please contact Debra Aston, (803) 275-2345.

The Johnston Development Corporation, a non-profit volunteer organization, sponsors the Festival. The Corporation works to aid the community in areas such as economic development, education, recreation, historic preservation, tourism, scientific and cultural opportunities, and continued promotion of Johnston.

To learn more about the Festival or the Johnston Development Corporation, visit the website at http://www.johnstondevelopmentcorp.org/.

Johnston Peach Blossom Festival Accepting Applications

January 14, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Johnston Peach Blossom Festival

Big crowds found their way into Johnston at last year’s Peach Blossom Festival.

The Johnston Peach Blossom Festival is now taking applications for individuals, organizations and businesses interested in being a part of the historic 30th annual event.

The Festival will be held May 4, 2013, in Johnston, known as the Peach Capital of the World.

Last year, thousands of patrons descended on Johnston to enjoy the day set aside to honor the peach industry, which has been so important in the development of the area. Each year, the Town goes all out with the Festival to remind citizens about the peach industry and to open its arms to visitors.

Applications and expressions of interest are now being accepted in the following areas:

  • Entertainment: Tonya King
  • Parade: Roger Lamb, (803) 275-0438, 505 Roland Ave., Johnston, SC 29832v
  • Rides: Debra Aston
  • Food Concessions: Noah Peterson
  • Arts and Crafts: Missy Cleveland
  • Corporate Sponsorships: Dean Campbell
  • Pageant: Applications can be mailed to Gina Logue, 1129 Hwy. 378 East, Edgefield SC, 29824, 637-5383; or for more information contact Janice Cleveland
  • Program Book Ads: Debra Aston

Contact persons without addresses or telephone numbers above may be contacted using the Peach Blossom Festival contact form.

In addition to the areas listed above, the Festival also has a Friday, May 3, street dance in downtown Johnston, designed especially for families.

For more information on the Festival, please contact Debra Aston, (803) 275-2345.

The Johnston Development Corporation, a non-profit volunteer organization, sponsors the Festival. The Corporation works to aid the community in areas such as economic development, education, recreation, historic preservation, tourism, scientific and cultural opportunities, and continued promotion of Johnston.

To learn more about the Festival or the Johnston Development Corporation, visit the website at http://www.johnstondevelopmentcorp.org/.