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Lizardman Festival

On Friday, June 8, 2018, join us at the Lee County Public Library 200 N. Main St., Bishopville, SC), for an evening of talks, panels, discussion and FUN. Welcome and introduction begin at 7:15PM. Festival star Lyle Blackburn, author of books “The Beast of Boggy Creek” and “Lizard Man: The True Story of the Bishopville Monster,” takes the podium at 7:30PM. At 9:00PM, we will have a panel discussion including Lyle Blackburn, Matthew Delph of MECRO (Mountain Empire Cryptid Research Organization, author), Dr. John Stamey (author) and others. The evening’s activities conclude at 10PM. Don’t miss the BBQ dinner beginning at 5:30PM, with proceeds benefiting the Festival!

Saturday, June 9 is the big day! Enjoy the Lizardman Comic Con from 10AM-6PM (cosplay contest included) at the old Bishopville Flea Market (200 block of E. Church St., Bishopville, SC). Admission is $10. Throughout the day, you can hear talks about Lizardman, Bigfoot, UFOs and the paranormal. Personalities include Lyle Blackburn (author), Papa Stro Maestro (WCW Legend and award-winning actor),  Gregbo Watson (illustrator),  Matthew Delph (MECRO),  Daniel Alan Jones (DFW MUFON), cast of DUSK (award-winning Internet series), Ronald Rossman Cosplayers, The Legends – Pro Wrestling’s Elite, and more to be announced. There will be a cosplay contest with prizes. Craft and food vendors will line the spacious parking lot behind the Lee County Chamber offices (102 N. Main St., Bishopville, SC) from 10AM to 6PM as well. Beginning at 3PM, enjoy the first annual Lizardman Chili Cook-off. Prizes will be awarded.

Sunday, June 10, 2018,meet at the Lee County Chamber of Commerce (102 N. Main St., Bishopville, SC) for tours of Scape Ore Swamp, the home of the legendary Lizardman. Tours begin at 11AM.

For more information, contact John Stamey at 843-655-8775 or jwstamey@gmail.com. The event website is www.LizardmanFestival.com.


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