Glencairn BloomFest

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 BloomFest Event Banner

Saturday, May 18, 2019
9 AM - 3 PM

Glencairn BloomFest is a free, family event with kids activities and vendors offering garden-themed items for sale.  You'll find plants, garden art, pottery, baskets and other items -- many handcrafted -- for sale by area vendors. We also have a variety of activities for children to celebrate “National Kids to Parks Day.” Plus strolling musicians, garden tours and you can grab a hot dog plate for lunch! Join us at the Meadow at Glencairn Garden at 825 Edgemont Avenue.  We'll have one-way traffic around the Garden to help with the flow. Vendor and Sponsor applications are available here.  Give us a call with any questions at 803-329-5620.

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Event Information:  

 Garden Vendors | Kids Activities  |  Photos 

Friends of Glencairn & Garden Party (May 16)



Kids Activities  BloomFest Kids at Play

At Glencairn BloomFest, we join the National Kids to Parks Day celebration by offering these fun activities ... 

  • Play games in the Meadow with friends and family!  Parachute play, balls and more.
  • Stroll along a path and read a children's book at Reading with Nature.
  • Visit with the PRT Outdoor Education team who will share exhibits and information about animals and plants.
  • Play the Litter Pick-Up Relay and learn about great habits like recycling!
  • Explore the Children's Garden and pick a veggie from the Victory Garden!


BloomFest Plant Vendor


2019 Garden Vendors

Visitors will find plants, of course, as well as garden art and decor.  Our vendors also offer many handmade items ... pottery, paintings, baskets, jewelry, candles and more.  We look forward to hosting many of our popular, returning vendors and we welcome new vendors as well! 

We'll post participating vendors to this page closer to the event date.





Who's Hungry??

Hot Dog Plate with Chips & Drinks… chili, slaw or plain – whatever you like!

Proceeds benefit Glencairn Garden thru the Rock Hill Parks Foundation

Grilled onsite by the OWLS / Senior Advisory Committee

O.W.L.S. Bake Sale .. delicious sweets and treats
Ask us about O.W.L.S. activities (Older, Wiser, Loving Seniors) through Rock Hill PRT




Friends of Glencairn Garden and Sponsors

With the financial support of many fine people, businesses and other groups, Glencairn Garden can continue to grow and be maintained at a level that benefits our community and generations to come.  Among the benefits of becoming a Friend of Glencairn Garden is a special invitation-only Garden Party each spring featuring a fun-filled evening with refreshments and enlightenment from a fascinating gardening expert!  Become a Friend

This year's Garden Party will be held May 16, 2019 with guest speaker, Andy Cabe, Botanical Garden Director at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden.  He will share "Andy's Top 40" ... his favorite plants and flowers.  Garden Party Flyer



Images of BloomFest activities


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