Tag Archives: Swan Lake Visitors Center

Track Your Adventure Number One: Swan Lake Iris Gardens

Wow…only one month after its initial launch, the Sumter CVB’s “Passport to Adventure” has already entered its second printing. We certainly hoped it would be successful, but this may have been beyond what anyone dreamed! Now, summer’s here, and the … Continue reading

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Get Your Passport to Adventure!

Looking for things to do in Sumter just got a lot easier! The Sumter Convention & Visitors Bureau has worked in collaboration with 22 area attractions to produce a new initiative, “Track Your Adventure,” a campaign that has already begun … Continue reading

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Tickets Still Available for 2014 Sumter Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast

Retired Captain, United States Marine Corps…pastor…actor…motivational speaker—what a resume! And that’s just scratching the surface of Ken Bevel, this year’s keynote speaker at the annual Sumter Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast to be held this Thursday, May 1. Bevel, who serves as Senior Associate … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Rise and Shine!

“I stuck my head out the window this morning and spring kissed me bang in the face.” ~Langston Hughes La Primavera! After one of the longest, strangest winters most of us can remember, it appears that spring is finally here. … Continue reading

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Sumter Iris Festival Celebrating 74 Years

Put on your dancing shoes, bring your appetite and prepare to experience one of the most exciting Sumter Iris Festivals held to date!  The festival, held every Memorial Day weekend and now in its 74th year of celebration, will highlight … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving 2013!

The Fantasy of Lights display is nearly completed, the Visitors Center tree has been decorated, and members of our staff will soon begin motoring toward their holiday destinations, whether across town or across state lines.  As we prepare to enter … Continue reading

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So, Where’s the Fire?

Every holiday season since 1994, Sumter Volunteers has presented to the community an annual keepsake ornament depicting a beloved symbol or landmark of Sumter.  These beautifully crafted pieces have included scenes of the Sumter County Courthouse, Memorial Park, and the … Continue reading

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