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Aynor Harvest Hoe-Down enters 37th year

The 2016 Aynor Harvest Hoe-Down Festival is set for Saturday. (Source: DiscoverSouthCarolina.com) The 2016 Aynor Harvest Hoe-Down Festival is set for Saturday. (Source: DiscoverSouthCarolina.com)

AYNOR, SC (WMBF) – The 37th Annual Aynor Harvest Hoe-Down Festival returns to the Horry County town on Saturday.

According to information from the festival’s website, the festivities will begin at 10 a.m., with a parade featuring a grand marshal, antique tractors and cars, local bands, floats and more.

All festivities take place at and around Aynor Town Park, located at 600 South Main St.

Information from DiscoverSouthCarolina.com states the festival will have 140 craft booths, entertainment, games and food such as chicken bog. A street dance begins at 7 p.m.

According to the festival’s website, the inaugural Hoe-Down was held in September 1979, with a welcome speech given to about 1,000 people.

Since then, attendance has grown and that speech is now given to a crowd numbering between 22,000 and 26,000 people, the website states.

For more on the 2016 Aynor Harvest Hoe-Down, click here.

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