Lancaster County

Proud and Progressive, Lancaster County is home to more than just our famous red roses!  We invite you to See what we have to offer!

Lancaster County Ag + Art Tour Countdown!

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Lancaster County Ag + Art Tour Schedule

Saturday, June 22
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Sunday, June 23
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

How to Enjoy the Tour

Step 1: Choose several tour sites below to visit, being aware that you might not be able to see everything in one day.  You can start anywhere - the tour is self-guided and there is no admission charge!

Step 2: Load up your car with your friends and family and begin your tour!  Bring a cooler and pick up some fresh veggies, let your kids enjoy a hay-ride and barnyard animals, watch our artists in action and enjoy a day in the country!

Step 3: Visit our Ag + Art Tour information table at your first tour stop to sign-in.  You will be counted at each tour stop you visit but you only need to sign in at your first stop.  Be sure to use #agandarttour in all of your social media check-ins!

Step 4: Don't forget to check out farms and artisans in other participating counties!
With 10 counties over 5 weekends there is sure to be something for everyone to enjoy!

Lancaster County Ag + Art Tour Sites

L1. Benford Brewing Company

2271 Boxcar Road
Lancaster, SC 29720

Experience agritourism through beer at S.C.'s only brewery located on a working farm.  We will have live entertainment, food trucks, kid's activities, and local art vendors.  Please grab a beer and stay for a while!

L2. Craig Farm

1859 Craig Farm Road
Lancaster, SC 29720

This 400-acre cattle farm was founded in 1773 and has always been owned by members of the Craig family. Craig House, begun in the late 1770s, is on the National Register of Historic Places and will be open (with docent guides) to guests during the tour, as will be the 2-acre gardens. Guests are also encouraged to explore the 1.5 miles of woodland trails surrounding Craig house and Kilburnie, the Inn at Craig Farm.

L3. Dixie Bee Supply

1628 Hwy 521 Bypass South
Lancaster, SC 29720

Only open Saturday, June 22

Come see what the buzz is about! View our observation hive and peruse our beekeeping supplies, local raw honey, and jams and jellies.

L4. Fox Trot Farms

5066 Rowell Road
Lancaster, SC 29720

Working agri-tourism sheep farm. See meat and wool sheep, dairy goats, ducks, and chickens. Learn about predators, our honey bees, and pet Pork Chop the Potbelly pig. Take home lamb meat, eggs, honey, soap and crafts from our farm market that is open every Sunday afternoon throughout the year. Enjoy our marked hiking trails through the forest on the Back Forty, and either the self-guided or Farmer Bob’s guided interactive tours.

L5. Griff’s Greenhouse & Nursery

234 Bill Sweatt Road
Lancaster, SC 29720

Griff's Greenhouse & Nursery, a family owned business, is located in the beautiful countryside of Lancaster County. We believe in having quality plants at reasonable prices. We are always on the look-out for plants that are unusual and hard to find in our area. We have a great selection of annuals, perennials, vegetable plants, herbs, native plants, and an assortment of trees and shrubs.

L6. The Ivy Place

8603 Van Wyck Road
Lancaster, SC 29720

Only open Saturday, June 22

Come pick your own strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, and blackberries (subject to the season) while touring our gardens, old barns and wedding venue.

L7. Lancaster County Farmers Market

1920 Pageland Highway
Lancaster, SC 29720

Only open Saturday, June 22

Farmers market featuring locally grown produce and local artisans.

L8. Native American Studies Center and Garden

119 S. Main Street
Lancaster, SC 29720

Only open Saturday, June 22

View exhibits on Native American related topics, take a garden tour, and meet Native American artists from South Carolina.

L9. North Corner Haven

3454 Activity Road
Lancaster, SC 29720

Only open Saturday, June 22

We're a working farm and venue with small herds of angus cattle, berkshire pork and a market garden. Come and explore our gardens and grounds!

L10. Rich Hill Farms

3061 Rocky River Road
Heath Springs, SC 29058

Rich Hill Farms is a family-owned operation, and we have been in business since 2010 growing fresh produce for Lancaster County residents.  Come see us in our new building and experience a "day on the farm.”  We start our growing season in April with strawberries.  We grow squash, cucumbers, tomatoes, cabbage, peppers, sweet corn .... most any produce you can find on a farm.  We finish up in November with fresh collards and turnip greens.  We look forward to seeing old friends and meeting new ones during the SC Ag + Art Tour weekend.

L11. Simple Faith Ranch

3248 New Hope Road
Lancaster, SC 29720

Simple Faith Ranch is a non-profit animal ministry.  Visitors will meet alpacas, sheep, goats, donkeys, chickens and more!   Come learn how each animal was created uniquely for a purpose.   Visitors can participate in fiber crafts, weaving, spinning, leather tooling and children's crafts.

Lancaster County Ancillary Tour Site

Be sure to visit this other great Lancaster County art related location while on your tour!

LA1. Dianne Mahaffee's Fine Art & Clay Studio

2875 New Hope Road
Lancaster, SC 29720

Saturday June 22, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Sunday 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

On Saturday June 22nd 9-5: free mini clay workshop at 11 am for children and adults who would like to learn to make a turtle sculpture. Raku firing at 1:00 and a horse hair firing at 2:00.  Sunday 1-5: handbuilding and potter's wheel demonstrations. Also, both days gift shop will be open and interns will be on site demonstrating and selling their work.

Bonus: Come see gourds growing and see how they are incorporated into pottery and artworks.

Connect with Lancaster County Ag + Art Tour

Cherry Doster, Co-Chairperson
See Lancaster
cdoster@lancastercitysc.com

Trudy Walker, Co-Chairperson
Olde English Tourism District
trudywalker@oldeenglishdistrict.com