Memorial Day Happenings near Clemson

May 27, 2016 | Leah Phillips
Last updated on June 1, 2016

Memorial Day is a day to remember and honor our Veterans, kick-off summer and spend time with family and friends. In order to do these three things, there are a lot of festivals, ceremonies, cruise-ins and more to do in or near Clemson this weekend. Below is a list of all of the Memorial Day Happenings in or near Clemson this weekend. If you do attend any of these events and take photos, be sure to tag us (@visitclemson) and we can see all of the fun you had! Plus, your photo might even get re-posted on our social platforms!

May 27, 2016
Seneca Fest 2016 (3pm – 10:30pm)
Located in: Downtown Seneca
Classic Car Cruise In with The Big Show – Downtown Seneca
Glow in the Night 5K and Fun Run – Shaver Recreation Center

Long Creek Music Festival (Begins at 6pm)
Located at: Chattooga Resorts
3 Days (May 27-May 29) of incredible music and camping in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains. This year’s lineup features a broad spectrum of musical genres from rock-and-roll, blues, jazz and jam bands. Here is this year’s lineup: The Marcus King Band, Owen’s Gin, Melonfunky, BUH, Scarlet Begonias, Pinebox Dwellers, BYOG, Barsters, Breathing Kansas and more

Memorial Day Weekend (5pm – 9pm)
Located at: The Reserve at Lake Keowee
Dinner at The Orchard House
Specials including All You Can Eat Crab Legs ($35/person)

May 28, 2016
Clemson Clash 2016 (Registration begins at 9am, Competition begins at 10am)
Located at: W.C. Nettles Park, Clemson, SC
US Disc Dog Nationals (USDDN) World Championship Toss and Fetch Qualifier
Super-Pro, Pro, Novice and Junior Divisions
($15 per dog registration fee)

Memorial Day Weekend (9am – 8pm)
Located at: The Reserve at Lake Keowee
Breakfast Buffet at The Orchard House ($13.95 – adults, $7.95 – children)
Slip’N’Slide at The Great Lawn
Snow Cones and Cotton Candy at The Great Lawn
Dinner Buffet and Live Entertainment at The Front Lawn ($35 – adults, $15.95 – children)

Seneca Fest 2016 (11am – 5pm, Live Entertainment begins at 6pm)
Located in: Downtown Seneca
Join us for the 10th Annual Seneca Fest in historic Downtown Seneca and come prepared for a great time! There will be live music and carnival rides, as well as Arts and Crafts from the Blue Ridge Arts Center.

May 29, 2016
Clemson Clash 2016 (Registration begins at 8:30am, Competition starts at 10am)
Located at: W.C. Nettles Park
The UpDog Challenge
(Fun Key, Frizgility, Four Way Play and Time Warp)
These games combine the dog sports of agility and disc and are lots of fun!
($12 online or $14 onsite or register for all 4 events online for $40)

Memorial Day Weekend (9am – 3pm)
Located at: The Reserve at Lake Keowee
Breakfast Buffet at The Orchard House ($13.95 – adults, $7.95 – children)
Pool Party, featuring Jumping Jukebox DJ

Remembering the Fallen – Memorial Service (4pm – 5:30pm)
Located at: Clemson University
The memorial service will feature patriotic songs, a 21-gun salute and remarks by Chaplin Lieutenate Colonel (Retir.) Eric Turner.  Turner, a 1982 Clemson graduate, served tours of duty in Germany, Iraq and Afgahistan.

May 30, 2016
Clemson Clash 2016
Located at: W.C. Nettles Park, Clemson, SC
Clemson’s first Skyhoundz Local Distance and Accuracy Championship!
FREE!!! Hosted by local disc dog club, Disc Dogs of the Carolina’s!
A great way to try the sport with your dog!

3rd Annual Memorial Day Fest (10am – 4pm)
Located at: Aunt Sue’s Country Corner
Find great music, food and activities at the Memorial Day Fest at Aunt Sue’s Country Corner on scenic Highway 11.

Memorial Day Ceremony (11:45am – 12:45pm)
Located at: Six Mile Town Hall
The Town of Six Mile will conduct a Memorial Day ceremony honoring those that gave the ultimate sacrifice on Monday, May 30 at 11:45 A.M. in front of Town Hall.  The ceremony will be officiated by Fleet Reserve Association Branch 15.  The public is cordially invited to attend.