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Discover what’s happening in Gaffney with the online events calendar. The calendar brings community events together in one place. You can browse upcoming events and quickly make plans with friends.

Click here to see what’s happening in Gaffney.

To have your event added to the calendar, please send event information to events@getintogaffney.com. 

Doo-Dah Parade

The Doo-Dah parade is a non-motorized parade where participants dress up in creative Irish themed costumes, act silly, and have fun as they march through Jolly Park. There is an awarding for the most entertaining entry, so be sure to be creative and impress the judges. Line-up will be at the main park gate (gate near County building) at 4:20pm. There is NO entry fee and you must sign up to participate. Entry forms can be submitted by email at events@getintogaffney.com or drop them off at the Gaffney Visitors Center & Art Gallery, 210 West Frederick Street. Click here for entry form.

Bed Race

This event is such a blast to watch and even more fun to participate in. To participate in the bed race you much form a team of 5 or 6  (4 pushers, 1 rider and 1 optional alternate) that will compete in a single elimination race. Participants must be 15 years or older. The cost is $25 per team and you must sign up to participate. Winners of the bed race will receive a $250 pot of gold!!!! Bed race starting line is located on Meadow Street (beside the fire department) and will begin at 2pm. Entry forms can be submitted at the Gaffney Visitors Center & Art Gallery, 210 West Frederick Street. Click here for entry form.

 

 Run for the Clovers

1 Mile Fun Run/ 5K

Join in and Run for the Clovers – sign up at www.strictlyrunning.com –  must sign up to participate – the sooner you sign up the better price you get! The 1 mile fun run will begin at 3pm and the 5K will start at 3:30pm in front of City Hall, 201 N. Limestone Street.

1 Mile Fun Run Entry Fees

1-mile under 12 years of age $10 on or before February 29th

1-mile 12 – Adult $15 (with t-shirt*) on or before February 29th

1-mile after February 29th $15 (NO shirt)

1-mile between March 1-12 ($20 w/shirt)

 5K Entry Fees

$20 on or before January 31st

$25 between February 1 -29

$30 between March 1-14 (NO shirt)

$40.00 between March 1-12 (w/ shirt)

Vendors Wanted!

Vendors will be set up throughout Jolly Park. Vendors will need to be completely set up for inspection by 3pm. Further details will be sent out closer to the event.

  • Vendors – If your organization would like to set up an information table, please click here to fill out a registration form.
  • Selling Vendors – If your business would like to sell merchandise at the event, please click here to fill out a registration form and be sure to purchase a special event business license from City Hall located at 201 N. Limestone St before the day of the event.

Forms can be submitted by email at events@getintogaffney.com or they can be dropped off at the Gaffney Visitors Center & Art Gallery, 210 West Frederick Street.

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