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Gilbert, SC 29054
United States

(803) 892-5207

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Volunteer at the Festival

Held in Gilbert, SC, the Lexington County Peach Festival is organized and lead 100% by community volunteers.  With an estimated 35,000+ people attending, we rely on a strong base of incredible people to make each event a success. We need your help!

 

Volunteer

Held in Gilbert, SC, the Lexington County Peach Festival is organized and lead 100% by community volunteers.  What started as a community BBQ in 1958 has transformed into an event bigger than the town itself. With an estimated 35,000+ people attending, we rely on a strong base of incredible volunteers.

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Volunteer to be a part of the biggest Independence Day Festival in SC. We’re celebrating our 60th Year in 2018, and the diamond of all fruits - the peach!

Ways to volunteer:

  • Peach Pageants (before festival, 1-2 weeks out)
  • Peach Peelings (before festival, 1-2 weeks out)
  • Event Set Up (1-3 days before)
  • Festival Day (many opportunities between 7am-10pm)
  • Event Break Down (day after)
  • Festival Planning (now!)

Volunteer Perks:

  • Food provided for all registered volunteers on event day.
  • Success Banquet BBQ for volunteers in the weeks following the festival.
  • Helping make your community event a huge success!
 

Financial Aid for Students

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The Gilbert Community Club provides a $350 college scholarship to Lexington County students who give their time to the Lexington County Peach Festival. A student must volunteer at minimum six (6) hours for at least 3 peach festival events before high school graduation to qualify. 

If you are a student and would like to take advantage of this opportunity, please register on the form below.

 

Volunteer Registration

If you've volunteered in the past, and understand the volunteering process, you still need to register. Your committee coordinator will be in touch.

If you're new to the festival in 2018, register and indicate where you'd like to lend a hand. We'll be in touch!

Returning Volunteer? *
Name *
Name
Can we add you to our Volunteer newsletter? *
We respect your privacy. We'll never sell or share your information. (You can expect less than 10 emails a year.)
Phone *
Phone
Where would you like to help in 2018? *
Please select all that apply. (If you've volunteered in the past, simply indicate where you volunteer.)
Optional - Is there anything you'd like us to know?
GRADE LEVEL STUDENTS
If you are a Lexington County student, please fill out the next two questions.
What school do you attend?
Ex. "2020"
RETURNING VOLUNTEERS
If you are a returning volunteer, please answer the next two questions:
Please indicate what year you started volunteering with the Lexington County Peach Festival. Give us your best guess! (Ex. 1984)