Festivals & Events

The City of Sumter enjoys seeing Sumter families come together and has the pleasure of supporting some of the community's favorite events. Festivals and events are plentiful and you can count on having a wonderful time at any you choose. To have your event listing considered for our community calendar, please contact the Swan Lake Visitors Center at 803-436-2640 or [email protected] 

Plan Your Event:

Thank you for your interest in hosting an event in the City of Sumter.

All events on all city property, parks, rights-of-way, streets, sidewalks, etc. must be preapproved a minimum of six weeks in advance of your event. Sometimes more time is needed, depending upon the complexity of the event, so please submit as soon as possible for consideration. 

DO NOT USE this form if you are interested in renting a City facility for an event. If you are interested in a building/facility for use, please visit our Facility Rentals page.

Once you have submitted the following form, we will review your application and contact you as soon as possible to discuss your next steps.

Click here to apply to host an event inside city of sumter limits.