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.
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.
Join the Greek residents of the community for this four-day event in September that celebrates the Greek culture. A central location provides a large menu of authentic foods of the country and guests have the chance to learn traditional Greek dance during the many planned activities.
- Huntington Beach State Park Murrells Inlet, SC 29201 in Murrells Inlet, SC.
Gaze at the fall colors and enjoy this fine arts craft fair that takes place during the last weekend in September at the elaborate castle-like property of sculptor Anna Hyatt Huntington. The event also presents live musical performances along with a variety of local foods.
- Anderson, SC in Anderson, SC.
For three days during October, spectators watch in amazement as dozens of colorful hot air balloons ascend skyward. Specially illuminated balloons become visible at night. Guests have the chance to take a ride in a balloon or in a helicopter. See parachuting demonstrations, remote control airplane presentations along with a variety of live performances.
- Mount Pleasant, South Carolina in Mount pleasant, SC.
For an entire day in October, the Park West Recreation Complex offers this fun-filled day especially designed to celebrate children. Kids have the chance to take hot air balloon rides, ride ponies, play laser tag and be themselves while enjoy a large selection of attractions.