Events

This year’s Come-See-Me Festival had almost 80 events and activities. There’s always plenty to do for all ages, from live music and children’s activities to a road race and a fireworks extravaganza. Join us April 16 – April 25, 2020 for our next festival’s series of events.

Save the date for this year’s Come-See-Me Festival signature events!

Sponsored Events

Apr 16 @ 6:30 pm
6:30 pm
Sponsored by Wells Fargo Music has the power to unite and that is just what we’re celebrating in the 2020 Come-See-Me Parade! “Rocking Rock Hill” will showcase music and bands from every era and genre[...]
Downtown Rock Hill
Apr 17 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
3:30 pm
Sponsored by J. Michele Boyne, DMD and Winthrop University Entry fee: one new or gently used children’s book for a local children’s charity.  There is no dress code for this event. Participants wear everything from[...]
Richardson Ballroom at Winthrop University Campus Center
Apr 17 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
4:30 pm
Sponsored by Jackson Pediatric Dentistry Looking for a unique way to express yourself? Come join us to help transform Main Street into a bright and colorful street museum, adorned in vivid pastel chalks. Artists of[...]
Fountain Park
Apr 17 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
4:30 pm
Sponsored by Rinehart Realty Corporation Enjoy beautiful Fountain Park while kids experience a variety of music and hands-on play of an assortment of instruments. At 6:30pm, kids can join Glen and Glenda in the Kazoo[...]
Fountain Park
Apr 17 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
5:30 pm
Sponsored by America’s Swimming Pool Company, Burns Chevrolet and Burns Ford of York, Morton & Gettys, Smile Doctors Braces by Tripp Leitner Orthodontics, and Springs Creative Products Group Join us for the annual Beach Bash.[...]
City Hall Plaza
Apr 18 @ 7:45 am
7:45 am
Sponsored by Krystal Myers Teague DMD, Schiller & Hamilton Law Firm, Walk2Campus Properties, and Whitesell Investigative Services Fun Run (7:45 am) – Run at Winthrop Coliseum/Lake. Strollers are allowed. Free, no registration required. Medals will[...]
Winthrop Coliseum
Apr 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
Sponsored by Boy Scouts of America, Elite Air and Heat LLC and Riverwalk Academy Bring the whole family to enjoy tons of fun outdoor activities for kids. Tricycle and bike races around the Velodrome, fun[...]
Giordana Velodrome at Rock Hill Outdoor Center
Apr 18 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
11:00 am
Sponsored by ArrowPointe Federal Credit Union, Brian Murphy Law, Cabela’s, Piedmont Dental Partners, Renewal by Anderson, and York Technical College. Spend the day with family and friends savoring the flavors of local food vendors and[...]
Winthrop Farm
Apr 18 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
12:00 pm
Sponsored by Miller & Dixon Orthodontics Coordinated by Comporium On your mark, get set, JUMP THOSE FROGS!! The Mayor’s Frog Jump is one TOADally exciting event that you do not want to miss. Feel free[...]
Winthrop Farm
Apr 18 @ 2:00 pm
2:00 pm
Compete in the Come-See-Me Cornhole Throwdown by Winthrop Farm (Near Winthrop Lake) in Rock Hill. Male, female, and co-ed teams of two will compete for cash prizes for the top three spots! Round Robin tournament[...]
Winthrop Farm
Apr 18 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
2:00 pm
Sponsored by Hospitality Heating & Air, B & B Distributors, and Comer Distributing Company Round up your friends and hop on over to the 3rd annual Hops at the Park! Taste approximately 40 of the best[...]
Winthrop Farm
Apr 19 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
2:00 pm
Sponsored by Ebenezer Animal Hospital, Jackson Pediatric Dentistry, and Patrick Management Company Make your way to beautiful Glencairn Garden for an afternoon of PW’s Ice Cream Sundaes with Glen and Mother Goose! Ice cream is[...]
Glencairn Garden
Apr 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
12:00 pm
Sponsored by South State Bank Glencairn Garden Entertainment is the perfect opportunity to get outside, meet with friends, and enjoy a picnic in all the beauty and tranquility of the gardens with the sounds of[...]
Glencairn Garden
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
6:00 pm
Sponsored by South State Bank Glencairn Garden Entertainment is the perfect opportunity to get outside, meet with friends, and enjoy a picnic in all the beauty and tranquility of the gardens with the sounds of[...]
Glencairn Garden
Apr 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
12:00 pm
Sponsored by South State Bank Glencairn Garden Entertainment is the perfect opportunity to get outside, meet with friends, and enjoy a picnic in all the beauty and tranquility of the gardens with the sounds of[...]
Glencairn Garden
Apr 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
6:00 pm
Sponsored by South State Bank Glencairn Garden Entertainment is the perfect opportunity to get outside, meet with friends, and enjoy a picnic in all the beauty and tranquility of the gardens with the sounds of[...]
Glencairn Garden
Apr 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
12:00 pm
Sponsored by South State Bank Glencairn Garden Entertainment is the perfect opportunity to get outside, meet with friends, and enjoy a picnic in all the beauty and tranquility of the gardens with the sounds of[...]
Glencairn Garden
Apr 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
6:00 pm
Sponsored by South State Bank Glencairn Garden Entertainment is the perfect opportunity to get outside, meet with friends, and enjoy a picnic in all the beauty and tranquility of the gardens with the sounds of[...]
Glencairn Garden
Apr 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
12:00 pm
Sponsored by South State Bank Glencairn Garden Entertainment is the perfect opportunity to get outside, meet with friends, and enjoy a picnic in all the beauty and tranquility of the gardens with the sounds of[...]
Glencairn Garden
5:30 pm
Sponsored by Patrick Management Company April 17, Saturday (7pm) Deadline for entries April 23, Thursday (5:30pm) Awards Ceremony The Come-See-Me Coloring Contest display and Awards Ceremony will be held at the Charlotte Avenue YMCA. The[...]
Charlotte Avenue YMCA
Apr 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
6:00 pm
Sponsored by South State Bank Glencairn Garden Entertainment is the perfect opportunity to get outside, meet with friends, and enjoy a picnic in all the beauty and tranquility of the gardens with the sounds of[...]
Glencairn Garden
Apr 23 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
6:30 pm
Sponsored by Family Trust Federal Credit Union Broadway Night features amateur performers who sing and dance, taking their cues from Broadway shows!Sharing is CaringShareFacebookTwitterPinterest
Sullivan Middle School
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am
10:00 am
Sponsored by Palmetto Waterproofing, Tarheel Contractors Supply, Inc., and York County Natural Gas Company Area barbeque masters demonstrate their skills at the annual Come-See-Me Barbeque Cook-Off. Judged by the South Carolina Barbeque Association. Judging begins[...]
Winthrop Lake
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
6:00 pm
Sponsored by Caraustar, Edward Jones, Hamilton Martens, The Home Team, and Westminster Towers     Spend the evening at Winthrop Lake soaking up the moonlight and enjoying the smooth sounds emanating from the Founders Federal Credit Union[...]
Winthrop Lake
6:30 pm
Sponsored by Palmetto Waterproofing, Tarheel Contractors Supply, Inc., and York County Natural Gas Company Delight in delicious offerings that are Anything but Butts during Moonlight Jazz & Blues. For $1 each, you may sample Barbeque Cook-Off[...]
Winthrop Lake
Apr 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
9:00 am
Sponsored by York County Natural Gas Are your children constantly searching for mighty trucks as you ride around town together? Well if so, rev up your engines, dump everything, and get in gear because we[...]
First Baptist Church
Apr 25 @ 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm
3:00 pm
Sponsored by Burns Ford of York, Leitner Construction, and Schiller & Hamilton Our festival finale is never a disappointment and this year’s is bigger and better than ever! Bring the family, don’t forget your coolers[...]
Winthrop Lake

Festival Activities

Apr 16 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Louise Pettus Archives & Special Collections, Winthrop University
Coordinated by Come-See-Me and the Louise Pettus Archives & Special Collections at Winthrop University Missing a festival button from your collection? Visit the button swap to see if you can find one. Have a duplicate[...]
Apr 17 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Louise Pettus Archives & Special Collections, Winthrop University
Coordinated by Come-See-Me and the Louise Pettus Archives & Special Collections at Winthrop University Missing a festival button from your collection? Visit the button swap to see if you can find one. Have a duplicate[...]
Apr 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Louise Pettus Archives & Special Collections, Winthrop University
Coordinated by Come-See-Me and the Louise Pettus Archives & Special Collections at Winthrop University Missing a festival button from your collection? Visit the button swap to see if you can find one. Have a duplicate[...]
Apr 20 @ 8:30 am – 7:00 pm Louise Pettus Archives & Special Collections, Winthrop University
Coordinated by Come-See-Me and the Louise Pettus Archives & Special Collections at Winthrop University Missing a festival button from your collection? Visit the button swap to see if you can find one. Have a duplicate[...]
Apr 21 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Louise Pettus Archives & Special Collections, Winthrop University
Coordinated by Come-See-Me and the Louise Pettus Archives & Special Collections at Winthrop University Missing a festival button from your collection? Visit the button swap to see if you can find one. Have a duplicate[...]
Apr 22 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Louise Pettus Archives & Special Collections, Winthrop University
Coordinated by Come-See-Me and the Louise Pettus Archives & Special Collections at Winthrop University Missing a festival button from your collection? Visit the button swap to see if you can find one. Have a duplicate[...]
Apr 23 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Louise Pettus Archives & Special Collections, Winthrop University
Coordinated by Come-See-Me and the Louise Pettus Archives & Special Collections at Winthrop University Missing a festival button from your collection? Visit the button swap to see if you can find one. Have a duplicate[...]
Apr 24 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Louise Pettus Archives & Special Collections, Winthrop University
Coordinated by Come-See-Me and the Louise Pettus Archives & Special Collections at Winthrop University Missing a festival button from your collection? Visit the button swap to see if you can find one. Have a duplicate[...]

Sponsored Events

Apr 16 @ 6:30 pm Downtown Rock Hill
Sponsored by Wells Fargo Music has the power to unite and that is just what we’re celebrating in the 2020 Come-See-Me Parade! “Rocking Rock Hill” will showcase music and bands from every era and genre[...]
Apr 17 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Richardson Ballroom at Winthrop University Campus Center
Sponsored by J. Michele Boyne, DMD and Winthrop University Entry fee: one new or gently used children’s book for a local children’s charity.  There is no dress code for this event. Participants wear everything from[...]
Apr 17 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm Fountain Park
Sponsored by Jackson Pediatric Dentistry Looking for a unique way to express yourself? Come join us to help transform Main Street into a bright and colorful street museum, adorned in vivid pastel chalks. Artists of[...]
Apr 17 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm Fountain Park
Sponsored by Rinehart Realty Corporation Enjoy beautiful Fountain Park while kids experience a variety of music and hands-on play of an assortment of instruments. At 6:30pm, kids can join Glen and Glenda in the Kazoo[...]
Apr 17 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm City Hall Plaza
Sponsored by America’s Swimming Pool Company, Burns Chevrolet and Burns Ford of York, Morton & Gettys, Smile Doctors Braces by Tripp Leitner Orthodontics, and Springs Creative Products Group Join us for the annual Beach Bash.[...]
Apr 18 @ 7:45 am Winthrop Coliseum
Sponsored by Krystal Myers Teague DMD, Schiller & Hamilton Law Firm, Walk2Campus Properties, and Whitesell Investigative Services Fun Run (7:45 am) – Run at Winthrop Coliseum/Lake. Strollers are allowed. Free, no registration required. Medals will[...]
Apr 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Giordana Velodrome at Rock Hill Outdoor Center
Sponsored by Boy Scouts of America, Elite Air and Heat LLC and Riverwalk Academy Bring the whole family to enjoy tons of fun outdoor activities for kids. Tricycle and bike races around the Velodrome, fun[...]
Apr 18 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Winthrop Farm
Sponsored by ArrowPointe Federal Credit Union, Brian Murphy Law, Cabela’s, Piedmont Dental Partners, Renewal by Anderson, and York Technical College. Spend the day with family and friends savoring the flavors of local food vendors and[...]
Apr 18 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Winthrop Farm
Sponsored by Miller & Dixon Orthodontics Coordinated by Comporium On your mark, get set, JUMP THOSE FROGS!! The Mayor’s Frog Jump is one TOADally exciting event that you do not want to miss. Feel free[...]
Apr 18 @ 2:00 pm Winthrop Farm
Compete in the Come-See-Me Cornhole Throwdown by Winthrop Farm (Near Winthrop Lake) in Rock Hill. Male, female, and co-ed teams of two will compete for cash prizes for the top three spots! Round Robin tournament[...]
Apr 18 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm Winthrop Farm
Sponsored by Hospitality Heating & Air, B & B Distributors, and Comer Distributing Company Round up your friends and hop on over to the 3rd annual Hops at the Park! Taste approximately 40 of the best[...]
Apr 19 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Glencairn Garden
Sponsored by Ebenezer Animal Hospital, Jackson Pediatric Dentistry, and Patrick Management Company Make your way to beautiful Glencairn Garden for an afternoon of PW’s Ice Cream Sundaes with Glen and Mother Goose! Ice cream is[...]
Apr 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Glencairn Garden
Sponsored by South State Bank Glencairn Garden Entertainment is the perfect opportunity to get outside, meet with friends, and enjoy a picnic in all the beauty and tranquility of the gardens with the sounds of[...]
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Glencairn Garden
Sponsored by South State Bank Glencairn Garden Entertainment is the perfect opportunity to get outside, meet with friends, and enjoy a picnic in all the beauty and tranquility of the gardens with the sounds of[...]
Apr 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Glencairn Garden
Sponsored by South State Bank Glencairn Garden Entertainment is the perfect opportunity to get outside, meet with friends, and enjoy a picnic in all the beauty and tranquility of the gardens with the sounds of[...]
Apr 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Glencairn Garden
Sponsored by South State Bank Glencairn Garden Entertainment is the perfect opportunity to get outside, meet with friends, and enjoy a picnic in all the beauty and tranquility of the gardens with the sounds of[...]
Apr 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Glencairn Garden
Sponsored by South State Bank Glencairn Garden Entertainment is the perfect opportunity to get outside, meet with friends, and enjoy a picnic in all the beauty and tranquility of the gardens with the sounds of[...]
Apr 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Glencairn Garden
Sponsored by South State Bank Glencairn Garden Entertainment is the perfect opportunity to get outside, meet with friends, and enjoy a picnic in all the beauty and tranquility of the gardens with the sounds of[...]
Apr 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Glencairn Garden
Sponsored by South State Bank Glencairn Garden Entertainment is the perfect opportunity to get outside, meet with friends, and enjoy a picnic in all the beauty and tranquility of the gardens with the sounds of[...]
Apr 23 @ 5:30 pm Charlotte Avenue YMCA
Sponsored by Patrick Management Company April 17, Saturday (7pm) Deadline for entries April 23, Thursday (5:30pm) Awards Ceremony The Come-See-Me Coloring Contest display and Awards Ceremony will be held at the Charlotte Avenue YMCA. The[...]
Apr 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Glencairn Garden
Sponsored by South State Bank Glencairn Garden Entertainment is the perfect opportunity to get outside, meet with friends, and enjoy a picnic in all the beauty and tranquility of the gardens with the sounds of[...]
Apr 23 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Sullivan Middle School
Sponsored by Family Trust Federal Credit Union Broadway Night features amateur performers who sing and dance, taking their cues from Broadway shows!Sharing is CaringShareFacebookTwitterPinterest
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am Winthrop Lake
Sponsored by Palmetto Waterproofing, Tarheel Contractors Supply, Inc., and York County Natural Gas Company Area barbeque masters demonstrate their skills at the annual Come-See-Me Barbeque Cook-Off. Judged by the South Carolina Barbeque Association. Judging begins[...]
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Winthrop Lake
Sponsored by Caraustar, Edward Jones, Hamilton Martens, The Home Team, and Westminster Towers     Spend the evening at Winthrop Lake soaking up the moonlight and enjoying the smooth sounds emanating from the Founders Federal Credit Union[...]
Apr 24 @ 6:30 pm Winthrop Lake
Sponsored by Palmetto Waterproofing, Tarheel Contractors Supply, Inc., and York County Natural Gas Company Delight in delicious offerings that are Anything but Butts during Moonlight Jazz & Blues. For $1 each, you may sample Barbeque Cook-Off[...]
Apr 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm First Baptist Church
Sponsored by York County Natural Gas Are your children constantly searching for mighty trucks as you ride around town together? Well if so, rev up your engines, dump everything, and get in gear because we[...]
Apr 25 @ 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm Winthrop Lake
Sponsored by Burns Ford of York, Leitner Construction, and Schiller & Hamilton Our festival finale is never a disappointment and this year’s is bigger and better than ever! Bring the family, don’t forget your coolers[...]

Festival Activities

Apr 16 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Louise Pettus Archives & Special Collections, Winthrop University
Coordinated by Come-See-Me and the Louise Pettus Archives & Special Collections at Winthrop University Missing a festival button from your collection? Visit the button swap to see if you can find one. Have a duplicate[...]
Apr 17 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Louise Pettus Archives & Special Collections, Winthrop University
Coordinated by Come-See-Me and the Louise Pettus Archives & Special Collections at Winthrop University Missing a festival button from your collection? Visit the button swap to see if you can find one. Have a duplicate[...]
Apr 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Louise Pettus Archives & Special Collections, Winthrop University
Coordinated by Come-See-Me and the Louise Pettus Archives & Special Collections at Winthrop University Missing a festival button from your collection? Visit the button swap to see if you can find one. Have a duplicate[...]
Apr 20 @ 8:30 am – 7:00 pm Louise Pettus Archives & Special Collections, Winthrop University
Coordinated by Come-See-Me and the Louise Pettus Archives & Special Collections at Winthrop University Missing a festival button from your collection? Visit the button swap to see if you can find one. Have a duplicate[...]
Apr 21 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Louise Pettus Archives & Special Collections, Winthrop University
Coordinated by Come-See-Me and the Louise Pettus Archives & Special Collections at Winthrop University Missing a festival button from your collection? Visit the button swap to see if you can find one. Have a duplicate[...]
Apr 22 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Louise Pettus Archives & Special Collections, Winthrop University
Coordinated by Come-See-Me and the Louise Pettus Archives & Special Collections at Winthrop University Missing a festival button from your collection? Visit the button swap to see if you can find one. Have a duplicate[...]
Apr 23 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Louise Pettus Archives & Special Collections, Winthrop University
Coordinated by Come-See-Me and the Louise Pettus Archives & Special Collections at Winthrop University Missing a festival button from your collection? Visit the button swap to see if you can find one. Have a duplicate[...]
Apr 24 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Louise Pettus Archives & Special Collections, Winthrop University
Coordinated by Come-See-Me and the Louise Pettus Archives & Special Collections at Winthrop University Missing a festival button from your collection? Visit the button swap to see if you can find one. Have a duplicate[...]