Frequently Asked Questions

When is the festival?

eSTEAM Sumter is Saturday, October 7, 2023 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Where is the festival located?

Downtown Sumter from Main and Liberty to Bartlett St.

Is there a cost to attend?

Admission is FREE to the public. However, there is a cost to exhibitors and food vendors.

Can I bring my pet?

Only service animals are allowed in the festival area.

Where do I park?

FREE parking is available at the city garage and also several parking lots which will be denoted with festival signage.

What kind of exhibits will be at the event?

eSTEAM Sumter will comprise tons of hands-on activities, displays, and interactive STEAM exhibits. eSTEAM Adventures will feature rides and amusement for all ages.

Will I be able to purchase food or other refreshments?

Yes. Food vendors and participating restaurants will have a wide variety of refreshments available for purchase.

What if it rains?

eSTEAM Festival is a rain or shine event! In the event of inclement weather that will not permit the festival to take place, any cancellation information will be made available to the public.

Can I volunteer?

Yes. Volunteers are welcome, appreciated, and needed. Click here to sign up.

Will eSTEAM souvenirs be available?
Yes. Festival T-shirts and memorabilia will be available for purchase.