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Chitlin Strut

Chitlin Strut

Thousands are drawn to this community each Saturday after Thanksgiving to celebrate this unusual food item that has been a southern tradition for over 100 years. Activities also include a parade, hawg-calling and strut contests, food and craft vendors, beauty pageant, carnival rides, and a Chitlin Strut Idol Contest.

Still wonder what's a chitlin'? Chitlin's, a contraction of the word chitterlings, are pig intestines and the people of Salley fry them by the ton during the Chitlin' Strut.


November 30, 2019


Directions from Columbia: Follow Hwy. 321 S. to Swansea. Follow Hwy. 321 through Swansea and bear to the rt. onto Hwy. 3. Follow Hwy. 3 for approximately 12 miles and turn rt. onto Hwy. 394. Follow Hwy. 394 into Salley.

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Earlier Event: November 1
South Carolina Pelion Peanut Party