35th Annual Heritage Days Celebration - Reconstruction Era: Changes and Challenges

for attendees

The Board of Trustees of the historic Penn Center, Inc. and the Heritage Days Celebration Committee are proud to announce the 35th Annual Heritage Days Celebration to be held November 9-11, 2017.  This year’s theme is Reconstruction Era: Changes and Challenges.

 The historic Penn Center, located on St. Helena Island, South Carolina, is expecting between 8,000—10,000 visitors for this year’s celebration. Visitors from all parts of the country and the world will converge on St. Helena Island to revel in an exciting three-day event that includes food, music, educational seminars, arts and crafts, a parade, and the cultural traditions of the Gullah people.  

Please click here for this year's schedule of events.

for sponsors

You can support the annual Heritage Days Celebration in a number of ways:

  1. Family Ads -  Complete this form to reserve a space in the 35th Annual Heritage Days Souvenir Booklet
  2. Corporate Sponsorship - please contact info@penncenter.com


for vendors

Click below for the appropriate Heritage Days Celebration vendor applications (please make note of all cultural, licensing and payment requirements):

  1. Arts & Craft Vendors
  2. Artists & Authors Row Vendors
  3. Food Vendors
  4. Parade Participants
  5. RV Registrations