With its rich historic sites and stunning natural beauty, South Carolina is a shining jewel on the East Coast. South Carolina visitors and residents enjoy a wide collection of events and attractions throughout the year, from exciting festivals to world-class museums. From quaint antebellum towns and important Civil War battlefields to the excitement of Charleston, South Carolina has something for everyone.
- Beaufort, South Carolina in Beaufort, SC
During the first weekend every May, local restaurateurs host this food extravaganza that provides the opportunity for sampling dishes ranging from traditional favorites to international delicacies. The event also offers music and dancing in the park along with a craft market and a 5K Run/Walk.
Fans of the fine arts join together for a week at the beginning of May for this comprehensive celebration of the literary, media, music, performance and visual arts. See dance and theater presentations or watch live demonstrations and attend workshops.
- Various Venues Charleston, SC 29422 in Charleston, SC
Join the community at the end of March for a 17-day event that commemorates the fine arts by presenting over 100 different live performances. The variety of entertainment offered includes everything from circus acts to dance, film and all types of music to readings and visual displays.
This grand festival celebrates the community's location on the waterfront by offering numerous land and water based contests and activities for 19 days every June. Designed for participants of all ages, choose your favorite event and compete, or just enjoy one of the many air, land, or water based entertaining shows presented daily.
- Downtown Park Avenue from Chesterfield to Union St Aiken, SC 29801 in Aiken, SC
During the first weekend in September, the community welcomes crafters and hobbyists to present their creations to the public. Visitors find everything from homemade baked goods and treats to a vast selection of items made by local and regional artisans.
Hundreds of thousands of motorcyclists and biking enthusiasts attend this biannual event that takes place every May and October. During the rally, visitors enjoy poker tournaments, bike demonstrations and races along with an array of concerts and parties.