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Parade Entries, Entertainers Wanted for the Johnston Peach Blossom Festival

web posted February 2, 2019

020219peachJOHNSTON - The Johnston, S.C., Peach Blossom Festival wants you!

Entertainment has been a big part of the 36 years of the Festival, and now is your chance to be a part of the historic Festival.

The Festival wants to feature talented people, local and not-so local, as part of the day-long entertainment in the 36th annual event, held in downtown Johnston on May 4, 2019.

Entertainers who think they have what it takes to be a part of this yearís Festival should contact Gaye Holmes, (803) 275-4234, gwholmes73@yahoo.com.

The Festival is now taking applications for individuals, organizations and businesses interested in being a part of the Festivalís parade.

Those interested in participating in the parade should contact Parade Chairman Roger Lamb, (803) 480-2690, 505 Roland Ave., Johnston, SC 29832.

Applications and expressions of interest are also now being accepted in the following areas:

Food Concessions: Noah Peterson, (803) 480-0135, P.O. Box 282, Johnston, SC 29832, amossonsfh@yahoo.com

Arts and Crafts: Arts and Crafts: Donna Livingston, (803) 275-7002, P.O. Box 311, Johnston, SC 29832, info@edgefieldcountychamber.org

Pageant: The pageant will be held March 30, 10 a.m. Applications can be obtained from Gina Logue, 1129 Hwy. 378 East, Edgefield SC, 29824, 637-5383; or for more information contact Janice Cleveland, (803) 334-2507, Jcleveland@edgefield.k12.sc.us

Rides: Debra Aston, (803) 275-2345, 416 Lee St., Suite 2, Johnston, SC 29832, astond@bellsouth.net; and Johnston Peach Blossom Festival

Program Book Ads: Debra Aston, (803) 275-2345, 416 Lee St., Suite 2, Johnston, SC 29832, astond@bellsouth.net.

The Johnston Development Corporation, a non-profit volunteer organization, sponsors the Festival.  The Corporation works to aid the community in areas such as economic development, education, recreation, historic preservation, tourism, scientific and cultural opportunities, and continued promotion of Johnston.

To learn more about the Festival or the Johnston Development Corporation, visit the website at https://johnstondevelopmentcorp.org/.

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