• Summerville’s 2018 Sweet Tea Festival

    Did you know that Summerville, South Carolina is home the birthplace of Sweet Tea? It is and that is why each year out town celebrates the sweet concoction that so many love!

    This year’s event takes place during the Third Thursday event on September 20th from 4-8:30pm. 

    Sweet Tea will be flowing throughout the town at various shops and food will also be available. Third Thursday is a weekly event where you can browse the store, eat great food, and listen to local musicians. There will be special 2018 mugs to commemorate the occasion, so be on the lookout for them! The price for the commemorative mug will be announced shortly, but the children’s cups will be $1. 



    Interested in becoming a Sweet Tea Food Vendor? We cannot wait for all of the delicious food vendors that make this event so special! 
    Follow the link below to fill out the application due by Friday, September 7, 2018. Please note FOOD vendors are REQUIRED to make tea.

    ANTIQUES, CRAFTS, & VENDOR APPLICATIONIf you’re interested in becoming an Antique, Crafter or Vendor, follow the link to our application. All applications are due by Friday, September 7, 2018.

    SWEET TEA STOP​We also have an opportunity to be a Sweet Tea Stop! If your group, family business or organization has The Best Sweet Tea in town, join in the event and show off your sweet tea!
  • It’s Almost Time to #FeedtheVille!

    Join the 6th Annual Food Drive that benefits the Help of Summerville and the Dorchester Senior Center Holiday Food Basket program. Donations can be made at drop off centers at various locations beginning on Thursday, November 1st through Monday November 19th.

    Plan on attending Third Thursday on November 15th? We will be accepting donations in Hutchinson Square 5:30-8:30 pm. Please make sure that all items are non-perishable. 

    Drop off locations will be announced shortly!

  • 2018 Summerville Red, White, and Blue on the Green

    The Town of Summerville will kick off the Independence Day celebrations with the annual Summerville tradition of fireworks at the Jerry Blackwell Sports Complex at Gahagan Park on 515 W. Boundary Street. The park will be the center of old-fashioned 4th of July family fun with musical entertainment, games, children’s’ activities, jump castles, and the ever popular patriotic newspaper hats.

    This is a FREE community event. Please do not bring your pets to this event.

    Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
    ​ 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

    Fireworks will begin at dusk. This is a weather permitting event.



  • Did You Know Summerville Has a Town Theatre?

    Many people in and around the town of Summerville pass by a building located in Hutchinson Square and have no idea what is there. In a small building located at the end of some shops is the historic James F. Dean Community Theatre which houses the Flowertown Players. If you have never been to one of the shows, make sure to check one (or all) out this season! Some great shows are on tap!

    The James E. Dean theater was built in 1935 by Carolina Films, Incorporated. Each performance is handicapped accessible and offers a sound system for hearing enhancement for the hearing impaired. Admission ranges from $15 – $25 per person. The theatre is located at 133 S Main St, Summerville, SC 29483.

    What is set for the 42nd season?

    Make sure you check out the special member pricing for the season!


  • Movies in the Park Presents, “Beauty and the Beast” in July

    Tale as old as time…

    That’s right. The movie for July is Beauty and the Beast. This is the live-action version of the Academy Award winning movie. The Town of Summerville, along with presenting sponsor Tony Pope- State Farm Agent, invite you to bring your blankets and chairs to Gahagan Park and enjoy the FREE movie. This movie is rated PG. Admission, as always, is free. The event is located at Gahagan Park at 515 W. Boundary Street in Summerville.

    Live music starts at 6:30 p.m. Several food vendors will be onsite (kettle corn, hot dogs, baked goods and Italian ice). Movie starts at dark.

    Glass bottles, tents and pets are NOT permitted at the event.

    In case of iffy weather, please check the Town of Summerville’s social media accounts for weather announcements and additional information the day of the event.