Seneca has been ranked the
#1 Place to Retire in South Carolina

Once a bustling railroad town, Seneca has grown into a city filled with boutique shops, delicious restaurants, and activities all year long.

Whether you like to jump in the boat for the weekend or join the festivities of the city’s many events like Jazz on the Alley, Cruzin’ on Main, and Seneca Fest – you’ll find your niche here.

Seneca Points of Interest

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313 Cafe

Serving locally sourced ingredients, cocktails, coffee, smoothies, juices, craft beers, select wines and pre-prohibition style cocktails. Open for breakfast and lunch Monday – Saturday.

Alexander-Cannon-Hill House

Currently serves as the office for High Falls County Park. This house is the strongest existing architectural link between the present and Old Pickens. It was built by Pleasant Alexander in 1831, it was located on a plantation at the edge of Old Pickens. From 1828-1868 Old Pickens was the center of government for Pickens District which in 1868 was subdivided into Pickens and Oconee counties.
image of American Flag mural by Jim Juras

American Flag

American flag waving on the side of Mayberry’s Cafe building.

Appellation Wine

A neighborhood wine bar and wine shop where people can gather with friends and enjoy a glass of wine, or craft beer, and a small bite. Open evenings Wednesday-Saturday.

Atami Express

Food truck behind Ingles in Seneca. Serving hibachi and teriyaki Japanese. Lunch and dinner Monday – Saturday.

Bertha Lee Strickland Cultural Museum

Bertha Lee Strickland Cultural Museum is a cultural exhibit museum focusing on the rich, sometimes turbulent history, culture, and contributions of local African-Americans The museum’s exhibits and events blend technology and tradition to create a meaningful and educational experience for all ages. Bertha Lee Strickland Cultural Museum is about people of the past and present whose stories will impact generations.

Events in Seneca

Fri December 8

A Christmas Story


Oconee Community Theatre in Seneca presents A Christmas Story, The Play. Call 864-882-1910 to reserve tickets.
image promoting A Jazzy Christmas 2023

Thu December 14

A Jazzy Christmas


A special holiday Jazz on the Alley featuring The Jamie Wright Experience, Spirit of Seneca train rides, photo booth & Santa at Norton Thompson Park.

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Fri December 15

A Christmas Story


Oconee Community Theatre in Seneca presents A Christmas Story, The Play. Call 864-882-1910 to reserve tickets.

Sun December 31

New Year’s Eve Party with BonaFide


New Year’s Eve Gala! Dinner, Dancing and Music by Paula Harris and Mike Frost of BonaFide. See our website for details.

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