The Railroad Festival takes place in historic downtown Central, S.C. annually on the fourth Saturday in April and features tours of the Central Railway Museum, local food, music and arts and crafts vendors.

Free entertainment and rides for children.

Admission to the festival is free and convenient parking is available. Clemson Area Transit offers shuttle rides from most parking areas.

Download a Parking Map*

Download a Festival Map*

Download a CentralHeritageTour map*

*pdf – Requires Adobe Reader

Entertainment

2018 Entertainment Schedule

Main Stage

9:45 – 10:00 – Southern Wesleyan University Jazz Band
10:00 – 10:10 – Opening Ceremony & 5K Awards
10:10 – 11:00 – Southern Wesleyan University Jazz Band
11:15 – 12:15 – Daniel High School Jazz Band
12:30 – 2:00 – ThermoNuclear Rodeo
2:15 – 2:45 – Sweet Potato Pie Kids
3:00 – 5:00 – Jack Roper and the Weatherman Band
5:15 – 7:30 – Clemson Music Festival – Flying Saucers

Kids Stage

10:10 – 10:30 – Elevation Dance Company of Pendleton
10:40 – 11:40 – Buffalo Barfield
11:45 – 12:15 – Hot Foot Cloggers
12:25 – 12:45 – Elevation Dance Company
12:50 – 1:20 – Buffalo Barfield & P. Doodle Possum’s
1:30 – 2:00 – Hot Foot Cloggers
2:15 – 2:35 – Elevation Dance Company of Pendleton
2:45 – 3:15 – Hot Foot Cloggers 3:30 – 4:30 Buffalo Barfield

Kids Activities

Tractor Train Rides
Inflatables
Balloon Artist
Face Painting
Make and Take Projects
Red Caboose Tours
Function Junction
CAT Bus Tours
Fire Truck Tours
Kids Games
Visit our kids’ games tent for loads of fun and some great prizes
Central History Railway Museum
Self-guided Walking Tours
Map at info Booth
Heritage Tours –CAT Bus
Collins Ole Towne 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Central Heritage Museum 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Items for Sale at information booth
Combo: hat, whistle and bandana…$5

 

No Pets

No Skateboards

No Skates

No Bicycles