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Posted on: August 10, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Amphitheater Grand Opening & Beach Bash Set for Sept. 18

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Get ready for an evening filled with music, dancing and fun as the Town of Fort Mill celebrates the grand opening of its new Amphitheater with an End of Summer Beach Bash on Sept. 18, 2021!

The public is invited to the official unveiling of the new 2,400-square-foot covered amphitheater, located in the southern end of Walter Y. Elisha Park, 345 N. White St. The event kicks off at 4 p.m. with our Grand Opening Ceremony, featuring remarks from town officials and a special guest appearance from our SC Strawberry Queens. 

The Beach Bash officially begins at 4:30 p.m. with Beach Music DJ Eric Bowman from 99.1 FM, followed by live music from Gary Lowder & Smokin’ Hot at 5 p.m. Then get those dancing shoes ready as the Town hosts a Shag Dance competition at 6:30 p.m. Dancers 18 years and older can submit an application beginning Aug. 10 through Aug. 31. Click here for the competition application. Top three winners receive a trophy and gift cards to local businesses.    

At 7:30 p.m., beach music countdown mainstay Cat 5 Band takes the stage to perform, followed by our amazing fireworks display at 9 p.m.  

The grand opening will feature plenty of children’s activities, including midway games, face painting and balloon artists. Also, take a photo with our Strawberry Queens at our Town of Fort Mill tent and photo backdrop. There will be a selection of food trucks available during the evening as well.  

For more information, please contact Events Coordinator Jacona Hester at or (803) 487-5413, or Public Relations Manager Chris Sardelli at (803) 992-0021 or by email at

Click here to download the grand opening press release.

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