Details Subject to
28th Annual Belton
Heritage & Arts Festival
Saturday, October 4, 2014
Standpipe Heritage & Arts Festival 2014 - Main
Annual Standpipe Road Race & Fun Run/Walk -
Starting Location is Belton First Baptist
Church parking lot, Brown Ave.: 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk begins at 8:00 am - 5K
Meters Run begins at 8:30 am.
American Legion Breakfast
Rising Stars Tennis Tourney
Open Car Show
Opening Ceremonies on the Main Stage (10
Free to the public, the Opening Ceremony begins at
with the Presentation of Colors by the B-HP AFJROTC followed by the National
Live Entertainment (Main Stage, Belton
Square, 10 AM - 9:15 PM) -- Free to the public,
various performances and demonstrations will take
place throughout the day, including live music by Emerald Road, Accoustic
Affliction, the Anna Leigh Band, Wanda Johnson, and headliners The
Avengers. See 2014
for more information.
Heritage Days at the Depot:
(Greenspace surrounding Historic Belton Train Depot, 10 AM - 4 PM) --
Free to the public, a Certified SC Arts and Agriculture Event celebrates its
10th anniversary; demonstrations and presentations by 15 traditional skills artisans
and historical interpreters
a paper marbler, a Catawba Indian potter, a gourd banjo maker, a pewtersmith,
a sweetgrass basket sewer, an herbalist, a Gullah story teller, a
spinner/weaver, a batik indigo artist, a blacksmith, a traditional
woodworker, a saltmaker, a Revolutionary War militiaman, an apple cider
presser, and a candle maker;
the City of Belton Hospitality Fund, the WebCraft Family Foundation, Anderson County,
Wells Fargo Foundation, Kinder Morgan Foundation, the National Endowment of the Arts, the SC Arts Commission, the John and
Susan Bennett Memorial Arts Fund of the Coastal Community Foundation of SC, Senator Billy O'Dell, Representative Mike Gambrell,
Foothills Community Foundation, Best Buy, the Commercial Bank, and Darby Metalworks,
free to the public.
Artisans and Interpreters
News Release [PDF file]
Food Vendors: (Belton Square, 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM) --
Choose from fried candy bars to birddogs to cotton candy to
melt-in-your-mouth barbecue...you won't leave hungry!
(Belton Square, 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM) -- From candles to pocketbooks,
wreaths to smocked dresses, gems to handmade items, there's something unique
16th Annual BCA Juried Art
Show Exhibition and Art Market
(Belton Center for the Arts,
Belton Square, 10 AM - 3 PM) -- Free to the public, the BCA has had 90 artists
enter approximately 180 pieces of art for your enjoyment.
Children's art activities
(Belton Center for the Arts, Belton Square, 10 AM -
3 PM) -- Free to the public, youngsters can try their hand at tennis ball
art and Halloween crafts.
Rock and Gem Museum
Children's Dig, (North Main Street,
10 AM - 3 PM) -- Free to the public, find treasures thousands of years old.
Honey Bear Bowl
(BHP Stadium, 10 AM - 4 PM)
Historic Mule-Drawn Wagon Rides Through
Historic District (Belton Depot Anderson Street Parking Lot, 10 AM - 4:30
Come take a leisurely ride through the historic district of the City of
Belton as a guide narrates the history of its people and places. View
the beautiful architecture, learn about het entrepreneurs and the town's
eccentric characters, and listen to interesting stories and fascinating
facts of another age and time; cost $3 per rider; Sponsored by Superior
Engineering in support of the Belton Area Museum Association programs.
Times to Board: 10:00 AM
10:40 AM 11:20 AM 12:00 Noon
12:40 PM 1:50 PM 2:30 PM
3:10 PM 3:50 PM 4:30 PM
Tours of Historic
Belton Standpipe (Campbell Street, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM) --
Free to the public, these tours feature an entertaining look inside this historic structure which has been
placed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Children's Play Area
(Belton City Square, 10 AM - 10 PM) Inflatable bounces and games, fee for
armband which entitles child to unlimited access.
Information Booth, (Belton Square, 10:00 AM - 5 PM) Sponsored
by Belton Lion's Club, visitors can receive information about events and
activities while checking out the famed Lion's Club items for sale.
Check in Information Booths (Belton Square, 9:00 AM -
7 PM) -- At the 3 entrances to the festival, booths sponsored by BHP
AFJROTC and the local Girl Scout troops are available for visitors to sign
in and receive maps and schedules of all events.
City of Belton Fire Department Fire Truck
BAMA Antique Market,
For more information, contact Alison Darby (864-958-5264).
CONTACT INFORMATION FOR VENDORS SPONSORS & OTHERS
Belton Standpipe Festival - For more information,
contact Dave Jones, Scott McGonigle, or Nicole Rutledge at 864 226-8799 or email
Vendors & Sponsors
(See links at bottom of page)
2014 Main Stage Events
Open Car Show - For more information, contact Dave Jones, Scott McGonigle
or Nicole Rutledge at 864 226-8799
or 800 359-3052 or email
Standpipe Festival 5K M Run & Fun Run/Walk -
For more information,
contact Renea Rowland at
Standpipe Juried Art Show
- For more information,
contact Betsy Chapman at
864 338-8556, FAX 864 338-0280 or email
2014 Application & Information Forms for Craft, Food, and Other Vendors
2014 Information for Sponsorship Opportunities