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Charleston, SC Festivals & Events

Charleston is buzzing with events and festivals year-round. Join us.

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Charleston Jazz Festival

From April 18-21, 2024, jazz will take over the city as local and internationally renowned artists headline a spectacular lineup of performances. Info:

2nd Sunday on King

On the 2nd Sunday of each month from 1-5pm, King Street is closed to all vehicular traffic to celebrate the best shopping, dining & services the region has to offer. Join us!

68th Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

View American architecture & arts in approx. 150 of Charleston’s grandest, private homes & gardens. Georgian & antebellum periods & into early 20th century.

Charleston Antiques Show

32 exhibitors from US & Europe present for sale antique to mid-century furniture, traditional & contemporary art & ceramics, jewelry, art, antiques & much more.

Charleston Carifest

Caribbean American Heritage Month June 29 - July 1, 2023. Activities include a Symposium, All White Fete, Carifest Street Parade, Cultural Expo and Carnival Celebration.

Charleston Literary Festival

Boutique literary festival offering stellar programming featuring internationally-acclaimed authors in intimate conversation. Join us at Dock Street Theatre Nov. 1-10, 2024!

Charleston Wine + Food

Our mission: To celebrate, educate, enrich, and promote the Lowcountry's diverse culinary + hospitality community through world-class experiences. March 6-10, 2024.

Lowcountry Local First

Lowcountry Local First advances economic prosperity and local ownership through innovative and inclusive initiatives that build our community’s wealth and wellbeing.

North Charleston Arts Festival

5 days of events highlighting over 100 national, regional and local artists and performers. Dance, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts, Crafts, Photography, Media Arts and Literature.

Piccolo Spoleto Festival

700 events in 17 days transforming Charleston into an exhilarating celebration of performing, literary and visual arts. Exhibits, music, dance, theatre, crafts, film and more.

Preservation Society of Charleston Fall Tours of Homes, History & Architecture

Enjoy the rare opportunity to visit private houses and historic neighborhoods throughout the city. Learn about and experience Charleston's architecture, history, and gardens.

Sculpture in the South

Sculpture in the South promotes the appreciation of sculpture through education and the creation of an accessible public sculpture collection enhancing our community.

Southeastern Wildlife Exposition

Feb 17-19, 2023. The largest wildlife art & sporting life event of its kind. A 3-day celebration showcasing 500 artists & exhibitors, wildlife experts, guides and more.

Spoleto Festival USA

Spoleto Festival USA fills Charleston's theaters, churches and outdoor spaces with opera, theater, dance, and chamber, symphonic, choral, and jazz music.

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