Festival FAQ


When and where is Hogs and Hens?

This year's Hogs and Hens is Friday, October 20th from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM and Saturday, October 21st from 10:00 AM 8:00 PM in downtown Abbeville. 

Do I have to pay to get in? Do I have to buy tickets before going to vendors? 

Hogs & Hens is a FREE family friendly event open to the public. You do not have to purchase individual tickets. Most vendors accept cash and card. 

Where are bathrooms located? 

Portable public restrooms are available in two locations: W. Pickens St. along Two Brews and N. Main St. along Bowen Eye. An ADA compliant portable public restroom can be found along W. Pickens St., along with a Baby Changing Station. All portable restrooms have motion censored lights. Brick and Mortar public restrooms are also located in the Livery Stables Parking Lot

How do I get updates about the festival? 

For updates, please follow the City of Abbeville on Facebook.

What's not allowed. 

Pets are NOT allowed the festival area. Smoking and vaping are NOT allowed in the festival area.

Where can I park? Is there handicapped accessible parking? 

Parking is available along the outside of Court Square, including behind the Abbeville Opera House and the Belmont Inn. Handicap parking is located on Church Street in parking lot behind the Livery Stable. 

What’s the band lineup?

Please refer to the Festival Schedule page for the full entertainment and festival lineup.

Where is the information tent? 

The official information tent is located in front of the Abbeville Opera House on the South End of the Square near the stage. City staff will be present to answer any questions you might have along with being the location for lost and found. Festival T-shirts may also be purchased at the info tent.

Are businesses open during the festival? 

Yes! In addition to food and craft vendors on the Square, we encourage you to visit our local businesses downtown. Find the map and list of businesses here.

How do I become a vendor? 

Please refer to the Food Vendor (food vendors spaces are currently full) and Craft Vendor information page.