Events

This year’s Come-See-Me Festival has almost 80 events and activities. There’s plenty to do for all ages, from live music and children’s activities to a road race and a fireworks extravaganza. Search by event date, venue, or type of activity. With ten days full of fun, you’re sure to find something you’ll enjoy!

Sponsored Events

Apr 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
12:00 pm
Sponsored by South State Bank Relax, kick back, and enjoy the sounds of local musicians while taking in the beautiful scenery of the Come-See-Me Festival’s birthplace. This FREE and family-friendly event is sure to appeal[...]
Glencairn Garden
5:30 pm
Sponsored by Patrick Management Company and The Herald Media Group April 11, Tuesday (5pm) Deadline for entries April 18-22, Tuesday-Saturday (entries displayed 10am-5pm) April 23, Sunday (entries displayed 1-5pm) April 25-27, Tuesday-Thursday (entries displayed 10am-5pm) April[...]
Museum of York County
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
6:00 pm
Sponsored by South State Bank Relax, kick back, and enjoy the sounds of local musicians while taking in the beautiful scenery of the Come-See-Me Festival’s birthplace. This FREE and family-friendly event is sure to appeal[...]
Glencairn Garden
Apr 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
6:30 pm
Sponsored by Family Trust Federal Credit Union Stars shine bright during the much-anticipated Broadway Night. This is a FREE event you do not want to miss. Check out community stars, chosen from auditions, as they[...]
Elevation Church
Apr 28 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
6:00 pm
Sponsored by BB&T, Caraustar Industries, Hamilton Martens, LLC, A. Watts Huckabee and Carolina Insurance & Investment Group (CIIG), Leitner Construction Company, Inc., and Patrick Management Company Spend the evening at Winthrop Lake soaking up the[...]
Winthrop Lake
6:30 pm
Sponsored by Morton & Gettys, Palmetto Waterproofing, Tarheel Contractors Supply, Inc. and York County Natural Gas   Delight in tasty offerings that are Anything but Butts during Moonlight Jazz & Blues. For $1 each, you may sample[...]
Winthrop Coliseum
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
9:00 am
Sponsored by York County Natural Gas Sights, sounds, and fun all around: come explore the world of Everything Trucks! Watch your child’s imagination become a reality thanks to the spectacular vehicles on-site. Experience the howl of[...]
First Baptist Church
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am
10:00 am
Sponsored by Morton & Gettys, Palmetto Waterproofing, Tarheel Contractors Supply, Inc. and York County Natural Gas Area barbeque masters demonstrate their skills at the 10th annual Come-See-Me Barbeque Cook-Off. Judged by the South Carolina Barbeque[...]
Winthrop Lake
Apr 29 @ 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm
3:00 pm
Sponsored by Burns Chevrolet and The Pump House Restaurant From an afternoon tailgate with a few thousand of your closest friends to an evening picnic under the stars with great tunes and a stellar fireworks[...]
Winthrop Lake

Festival Activities

Apr 27 @ 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 27 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Elizabeth Dunlap Patrick Gallery, Rutledge Building, Winthrop University
Coordinated by Winthrop University Galleries The 2017 Masters of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) Thesis Exhibition features new work by artists completing their M.F.A. graduate program in the Department of Fine Arts.
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Lewandowski Student Gallery, Winthrop University
Coordinated by Winthrop University This exhibition highlights the best examples of interior design from senior students.
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm The White Home
Coordinated by Historic Rock Hill Come take a tour of The White Home and see where the seeds of Rock Hill were sown. Visit its beautiful gardens as well. Tickets available on site and are[...]
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Museum of York County
Coordinated by Museum of York County Based on the imaginative artwork of nationally-known illustrator and creator of Come-See-Me’s mascot, Glen the Frog, a playful learning space awaits our youngest visitors in Tot Town while the[...]
Apr 27 @ 2:00 pm Rutledge Gallery, Rutledge Building, Winthrop University
Coordinated by Winthrop University Galleries Each spring, current Winthrop University students are eligible to submit their recent work to the Undergraduate Juried Exhibition. This exhibition allows students an opportunity to have their work chosen by[...]
Apr 27 @ 3:30 pm Settlemyre Planetarium, Museum of York County
Coordinated by Museum of York County On August 21, the continental United States will get its first total solar eclipse in 38 years! While the Sun will remain partially visible in York County, parts of[...]
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Freedom Montessori School
Coordinated by Freedom Montessori School You are invited to our Spring Open House. Freedom Montessori School serves children ages 2-6 years old. We have been serving families and providing a quality education to children for[...]
Apr 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm American Red Cross of Northern SC
Coordinated by American Red Cross of Northern SC From house fires to hurricanes, to supporting military families, the American Red Cross is always there to provide compassionate and timely care to those in need. Join[...]
Apr 28 @ 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 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Elizabeth Dunlap Patrick Gallery, Rutledge Building, Winthrop University
Coordinated by Winthrop University Galleries The 2017 Masters of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) Thesis Exhibition features new work by artists completing their M.F.A. graduate program in the Department of Fine Arts.
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Lewandowski Student Gallery, Winthrop University
Coordinated by Winthrop University This exhibition highlights the best examples of interior design from senior students.
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm The White Home
Coordinated by Historic Rock Hill Come take a tour of The White Home and see where the seeds of Rock Hill were sown. Visit its beautiful gardens as well. Tickets available on site and are[...]
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm The Children’s School at Sylvia Circle
Coordinated by ParentSmart-Rock Hill Schools Parent Education Partnership Parents with preschool children are invited to hop on over and join us for some Frog Hoppin’ Fun activities. You and your froggies, ages 2-6, can enjoy[...]
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Museum of York County
Coordinated by Museum of York County Based on the imaginative artwork of nationally-known illustrator and creator of Come-See-Me’s mascot, Glen the Frog, a playful learning space awaits our youngest visitors in Tot Town while the[...]
Apr 28 @ 2:00 pm Rutledge Gallery, Rutledge Building, Winthrop University
Coordinated by Winthrop University Galleries Each spring, current Winthrop University students are eligible to submit their recent work to the Undergraduate Juried Exhibition. This exhibition allows students an opportunity to have their work chosen by[...]
Apr 28 @ 3:30 pm Settlemyre Planetarium, Museum of York County
Coordinated by Museum of York County On August 21, the continental United States will get its first total solar eclipse in 38 years! While the Sun will remain partially visible in York County, parts of[...]
Apr 28 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Rock Hill Galleria Parking Lot
Coordinated by Dixieland Cruisers Cruise in for family friendly fun on Friday evening and peruse all makes and models. This car show features classics and antique cars and trucks. Late models are also encouraged to[...]
Apr 29 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm Rock Hill Galleria Parking Lot
Coordinated by Dixieland Cruisers Cruise in for family friendly fun on Friday evening and peruse all makes and models. This car show features classics and antique cars and trucks. Late models are also encouraged to[...]
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am Comporium Technology Center
Coordinated by the Comporium Pioneer Club Bring your canine family members to join the Comporium Pioneers at the 6th Annual Waggin’ Trail Dog Walk to raise spay/neuter awareness. There will be music, contests, vendors, and[...]
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm SBR Bike Shop
Coordinated by The Salvation Army Pantry Soldiers Join our local bike race to raise awareness, food, and funds for the Salvation Army Food Pantry during the summer months when demand is at its peak and[...]
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Glencairn Garden Learning Center
Coordinated by Master Gardeners of York County This Spring Plant Sale offers hundreds of specially selected, locally grown and inspected plants from the Master Gardeners. These are plants for every garden, vegetables, perennials, trees, shrubs,[...]
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
*PLEASE NOTE, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED* Coordinated by Family Promise of York County Take in the “fancy” outfits and costumes at Family Promise of York County’s 6th Annual Bed Race. Five-member teams create themed[...]
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The White Home
Coordinated by Historic Rock Hill Come take a tour of The White Home and see where the seeds of Rock Hill were sown. Visit its beautiful gardens as well. Tickets available on site and are[...]
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm The Museum of York County
Coordinated by Culture & Heritage Museums Celebrate Earth Day Birthday and learn ways to make our Earth a better place to live. This is a free family event with hands-on activities that highlight environmental impact.[...]
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Museum of York County
Coordinated by Museum of York County Based on the imaginative artwork of nationally-known illustrator and creator of Come-See-Me’s mascot, Glen the Frog, a playful learning space awaits our youngest visitors in Tot Town while the[...]
Apr 29 @ 3:00 pm Emmett Scott Recreational Center
Coordinated by the Rock Hill Boxing Club Family, friends, and fun! Come out and watch the toughest amateur boxers compete in a statewide box-off.
Apr 30 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Glencairn Garden Learning Center
Coordinated by Master Gardeners of York County This Spring Plant Sale offers hundreds of specially selected, locally grown and inspected plants from the Master Gardeners. These are plants for every garden, vegetables, perennials, trees, shrubs,[...]

Sponsored Events

Apr 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Glencairn Garden
Sponsored by South State Bank Relax, kick back, and enjoy the sounds of local musicians while taking in the beautiful scenery of the Come-See-Me Festival’s birthplace. This FREE and family-friendly event is sure to appeal[...]
Apr 27 @ 5:30 pm Museum of York County
Sponsored by Patrick Management Company and The Herald Media Group April 11, Tuesday (5pm) Deadline for entries April 18-22, Tuesday-Saturday (entries displayed 10am-5pm) April 23, Sunday (entries displayed 1-5pm) April 25-27, Tuesday-Thursday (entries displayed 10am-5pm) April[...]
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Glencairn Garden
Sponsored by South State Bank Relax, kick back, and enjoy the sounds of local musicians while taking in the beautiful scenery of the Come-See-Me Festival’s birthplace. This FREE and family-friendly event is sure to appeal[...]
Apr 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Elevation Church
Sponsored by Family Trust Federal Credit Union Stars shine bright during the much-anticipated Broadway Night. This is a FREE event you do not want to miss. Check out community stars, chosen from auditions, as they[...]
Apr 28 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Winthrop Lake
Sponsored by BB&T, Caraustar Industries, Hamilton Martens, LLC, A. Watts Huckabee and Carolina Insurance & Investment Group (CIIG), Leitner Construction Company, Inc., and Patrick Management Company Spend the evening at Winthrop Lake soaking up the[...]
Apr 28 @ 6:30 pm Winthrop Coliseum
Sponsored by Morton & Gettys, Palmetto Waterproofing, Tarheel Contractors Supply, Inc. and York County Natural Gas   Delight in tasty offerings that are Anything but Butts during Moonlight Jazz & Blues. For $1 each, you may sample[...]
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm First Baptist Church
Sponsored by York County Natural Gas Sights, sounds, and fun all around: come explore the world of Everything Trucks! Watch your child’s imagination become a reality thanks to the spectacular vehicles on-site. Experience the howl of[...]
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am Winthrop Lake
Sponsored by Morton & Gettys, Palmetto Waterproofing, Tarheel Contractors Supply, Inc. and York County Natural Gas Area barbeque masters demonstrate their skills at the 10th annual Come-See-Me Barbeque Cook-Off. Judged by the South Carolina Barbeque[...]
Apr 29 @ 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm Winthrop Lake
Sponsored by Burns Chevrolet and The Pump House Restaurant From an afternoon tailgate with a few thousand of your closest friends to an evening picnic under the stars with great tunes and a stellar fireworks[...]

Festival Activities

Apr 27 @ 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 27 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Elizabeth Dunlap Patrick Gallery, Rutledge Building, Winthrop University
Coordinated by Winthrop University Galleries The 2017 Masters of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) Thesis Exhibition features new work by artists completing their M.F.A. graduate program in the Department of Fine Arts.
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Lewandowski Student Gallery, Winthrop University
Coordinated by Winthrop University This exhibition highlights the best examples of interior design from senior students.
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm The White Home
Coordinated by Historic Rock Hill Come take a tour of The White Home and see where the seeds of Rock Hill were sown. Visit its beautiful gardens as well. Tickets available on site and are[...]
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Museum of York County
Coordinated by Museum of York County Based on the imaginative artwork of nationally-known illustrator and creator of Come-See-Me’s mascot, Glen the Frog, a playful learning space awaits our youngest visitors in Tot Town while the[...]
Apr 27 @ 2:00 pm Rutledge Gallery, Rutledge Building, Winthrop University
Coordinated by Winthrop University Galleries Each spring, current Winthrop University students are eligible to submit their recent work to the Undergraduate Juried Exhibition. This exhibition allows students an opportunity to have their work chosen by[...]
Apr 27 @ 3:30 pm Settlemyre Planetarium, Museum of York County
Coordinated by Museum of York County On August 21, the continental United States will get its first total solar eclipse in 38 years! While the Sun will remain partially visible in York County, parts of[...]
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Freedom Montessori School
Coordinated by Freedom Montessori School You are invited to our Spring Open House. Freedom Montessori School serves children ages 2-6 years old. We have been serving families and providing a quality education to children for[...]
Apr 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm American Red Cross of Northern SC
Coordinated by American Red Cross of Northern SC From house fires to hurricanes, to supporting military families, the American Red Cross is always there to provide compassionate and timely care to those in need. Join[...]
Apr 28 @ 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 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Elizabeth Dunlap Patrick Gallery, Rutledge Building, Winthrop University
Coordinated by Winthrop University Galleries The 2017 Masters of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) Thesis Exhibition features new work by artists completing their M.F.A. graduate program in the Department of Fine Arts.
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Lewandowski Student Gallery, Winthrop University
Coordinated by Winthrop University This exhibition highlights the best examples of interior design from senior students.
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm The White Home
Coordinated by Historic Rock Hill Come take a tour of The White Home and see where the seeds of Rock Hill were sown. Visit its beautiful gardens as well. Tickets available on site and are[...]
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm The Children’s School at Sylvia Circle
Coordinated by ParentSmart-Rock Hill Schools Parent Education Partnership Parents with preschool children are invited to hop on over and join us for some Frog Hoppin’ Fun activities. You and your froggies, ages 2-6, can enjoy[...]
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Museum of York County
Coordinated by Museum of York County Based on the imaginative artwork of nationally-known illustrator and creator of Come-See-Me’s mascot, Glen the Frog, a playful learning space awaits our youngest visitors in Tot Town while the[...]
Apr 28 @ 2:00 pm Rutledge Gallery, Rutledge Building, Winthrop University
Coordinated by Winthrop University Galleries Each spring, current Winthrop University students are eligible to submit their recent work to the Undergraduate Juried Exhibition. This exhibition allows students an opportunity to have their work chosen by[...]
Apr 28 @ 3:30 pm Settlemyre Planetarium, Museum of York County
Coordinated by Museum of York County On August 21, the continental United States will get its first total solar eclipse in 38 years! While the Sun will remain partially visible in York County, parts of[...]
Apr 28 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Rock Hill Galleria Parking Lot
Coordinated by Dixieland Cruisers Cruise in for family friendly fun on Friday evening and peruse all makes and models. This car show features classics and antique cars and trucks. Late models are also encouraged to[...]
Apr 29 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm Rock Hill Galleria Parking Lot
Coordinated by Dixieland Cruisers Cruise in for family friendly fun on Friday evening and peruse all makes and models. This car show features classics and antique cars and trucks. Late models are also encouraged to[...]
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am Comporium Technology Center
Coordinated by the Comporium Pioneer Club Bring your canine family members to join the Comporium Pioneers at the 6th Annual Waggin’ Trail Dog Walk to raise spay/neuter awareness. There will be music, contests, vendors, and[...]
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm SBR Bike Shop
Coordinated by The Salvation Army Pantry Soldiers Join our local bike race to raise awareness, food, and funds for the Salvation Army Food Pantry during the summer months when demand is at its peak and[...]
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Glencairn Garden Learning Center
Coordinated by Master Gardeners of York County This Spring Plant Sale offers hundreds of specially selected, locally grown and inspected plants from the Master Gardeners. These are plants for every garden, vegetables, perennials, trees, shrubs,[...]
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
*PLEASE NOTE, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED* Coordinated by Family Promise of York County Take in the “fancy” outfits and costumes at Family Promise of York County’s 6th Annual Bed Race. Five-member teams create themed[...]
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The White Home
Coordinated by Historic Rock Hill Come take a tour of The White Home and see where the seeds of Rock Hill were sown. Visit its beautiful gardens as well. Tickets available on site and are[...]
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm The Museum of York County
Coordinated by Culture & Heritage Museums Celebrate Earth Day Birthday and learn ways to make our Earth a better place to live. This is a free family event with hands-on activities that highlight environmental impact.[...]
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Museum of York County
Coordinated by Museum of York County Based on the imaginative artwork of nationally-known illustrator and creator of Come-See-Me’s mascot, Glen the Frog, a playful learning space awaits our youngest visitors in Tot Town while the[...]
Apr 29 @ 3:00 pm Emmett Scott Recreational Center
Coordinated by the Rock Hill Boxing Club Family, friends, and fun! Come out and watch the toughest amateur boxers compete in a statewide box-off.
Apr 30 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Glencairn Garden Learning Center
Coordinated by Master Gardeners of York County This Spring Plant Sale offers hundreds of specially selected, locally grown and inspected plants from the Master Gardeners. These are plants for every garden, vegetables, perennials, trees, shrubs,[...]