For date-specific events, check out our calendar.
2nd Sunday on King. King Street is closed to all vehicular traffic from Queen Street north to Calhoun from 1 PM -5 PM on the second Sunday of each month.
April – December Charleston Farmers Market. downtown Charleston.
MARCH. Charleston Fashion Week
MARCH. Charleston International Antiques Show.
MARCH. BB&T Charleston Wine & Food Festival.
MARCH. Flowertown Festival. Summerville. Free admission, about 200 arts and crafts and food vendors. 843-871-9622
MARCH. The Sound of Charleston. Circular Congregational Church. 843-270-4903
MARCH. St. Patrick’s Day Parade. downtown Charleston.
MARCH. House and Garden Tours. Self-guided walking tour of private homes and gardens in the downtown historic district. Sponsored by The Garden Club of Charleston, SC.
MARCH-APRIL. Annual Festival of Houses and Gardens. 843-722-3405
MARCH-APRIL. Cooper River Bridge Run
MARCH-APRIL. Volvo Car Open
MARCH-APRIL. Folly Beach Sea & Sand Festival
APRIL. Lowcountry Cajun Festival
APRIL. Charleston Race Week
APRIL. The Lowcountry Strawberry Festival at Boone Hall Plantation & Gardens
APRIL. Charleston Outdoor Fest
APRIL. Town of Mount Pleasant Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival. Memorial Waterfront Park, US 17.
MAY. North Charleston Arts Festival. 843-745-1087
JUNE. Spoleto Festival USA. 843-722-2764
JUNE. Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Festival. Mount Pleasant.
JUNE. Edisto Riverfest. Colleton State Park
JULY. Patriots Point 4th of July Blast
JULY. Palette and Palate Stroll by Charleston Fine Art Dealers’ Association
SEPTEMBER – OCTOBER. Annual Fall Tours of Homes and Gardens. 843-722-4630
SEPTEMBER. Moja Arts Festival
SEPTEMBER. Scottish Games and Highland Gathering
SEPTEMBER. Taste of Charleston
OCTOBER. Charleston Garden Festival
OCTOBER. Komen Race for the Cure
OCTOBER. Latin American Festival
OCTOBER. Mt. Pleasant Children’s Day Festival
NOVEMBER-DECEMBER. Holiday Festival of Lights
NOVEMBER. Charleston International Film Festival
NOVEMBER. Charleston Fine Art Annual Event
NOVEMBER. Harvest Festival Mullet Hall Equestrian Center
NOVEMBER. Plantation Days at Middleton Place 4300 Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29414. 843-556-6020
NOVEMBER. The Battle of Secessionville Boone Hall Plantation
DECEMBER. Annual Spirituals Concert Drayton Hall
DECEMBER. Chanukah Menorah Lighting and Klezmer Party. Marion Square. 843-724-7305
DECEMBER. Charleston Christmas Parade
DECEMBER. Charleston Parade of Boats. 843-724-7414
DECEMBER. Family Yuletide Middleton Place. 4300 Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29414. 843-556-6020
DECEMBER. Happy New Year Charleston! Marion Square, King & Calhoun Streets. 843-724-7305
DECEMBER. Marion Square Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
DECEMBER. Kwanzaa Festival. Julian Devine Community Center. 1 Cooper Street
DECEMBER. Mt. Pleasant Christmas Light Parade
JANUARY. Lowcountry Oyster Festival
FEBRUARY. Lowcountry Blues Bash
FEBRUARY. Southeastern Wildlife Exposition (SEWE) Largest wildlife art and nature event in the nation. 211 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401. 843-723-1748
FEBRUARY. Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Festival