Saluda celebrates 60th Annual Coon Dog Day

Published 11:47 am Monday, July 10, 2023

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Legendary event draws hundreds of festivalgoers


SALUDA—Saluda celebrated its legendary Coon Dog Day on Saturday, July 8.

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In its 60th year, attendees enjoyed food and art vendors, the Coon Dog dog show and the traditional Coon Dog parade. Beginning at 8 a.m. with the Saluda Elementary School 5K Fun Run, the celebration also featured Polk County School’s superintendent Aaron Greene acting as DJ, along with the musical stylings of the Stipe Brothers and Dan Ruiz later that night.