Events & Festivals


Charleston is a city that loves throwing fantastic events & festivals. If you’re looking for things to do in Charleston, check out what Charleston SC events are taking place today, tomorrow or this weekend by viewing our robust calendar of events below:

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Dec 6 all-day Dock Street Theatare
A Christmas Carol Back by Popular Demand! Charleston Stage’s Acclaimed Musical Adaptation of Dickens’s Immortal Holiday Classic Returns! Show Credits: From the Book by Charles Dickens Adapted for the Stage by Julian Wiles Direction by[...]
Dec 6 all-day Charleston Area
Everything You Need to Experience Charleston on 1 Pass One pass…one price…admission is included for over 30 of Charleston’s top tours and attractions. Charleston Tour Pass saves both time, money and includes an easy-to-use mobile[...]
Dec 6 all-day Boone Hall Plantation
Days and Hours of Operation Dec. 3, 2018 – Jan. 1, 2019 Monday-Saturday  9AM-5PM Sunday 12PM-5PM The sun glistens through Spanish Moss which drapes a ¾ mile corridor of 274 year old giant oak trees…a[...]
Dec 6 all-day Charleston, SC
If you’re looking for daily tours in Charleston, SC then check out our listings of daily tours and attractions….including some free things as well. Find everything from Plantation tours, carriage tours, walking tours, harbor tours,[...]
Dec 6 all-day Thirty-Four West Theater Co.
“X” marks the spot when the latest shipment of hooch goes missing in Moonshine County.  With roadhouse tunes from Dolly to Gaga, our latest romantic-comedy is the perfect date night for the holidays! A  menu of[...]
Dec 6 all-day Inspired By Annette
IndieKater, LLC (IndieKater PR) honors small businesses, entrepreneurs, creatives and professionals in a special business launch gala to shine light on you and your brand. Come join us as we celebrate the spark of a[...]
Dec 7 all-day The Black Fedora Comedy Mystery Theatre and Shoppe
SHOWTIMES VARY – PLEASE VISIT THEIR WEBSITE OR CALL FOR UPDATED TIME. We three thieves disoriented are! Who among us hasn’t had our best-laid holiday plans go awry? We travel moor and mountain to make[...]
Dec 7 all-day Dock Street Theatare
A Christmas Carol Back by Popular Demand! Charleston Stage’s Acclaimed Musical Adaptation of Dickens’s Immortal Holiday Classic Returns! Show Credits: From the Book by Charles Dickens Adapted for the Stage by Julian Wiles Direction by[...]
Dec 7 all-day Charleston Area
Everything You Need to Experience Charleston on 1 Pass One pass…one price…admission is included for over 30 of Charleston’s top tours and attractions. Charleston Tour Pass saves both time, money and includes an easy-to-use mobile[...]
Dec 7 all-day Boone Hall Plantation
Days and Hours of Operation Dec. 3, 2018 – Jan. 1, 2019 Monday-Saturday  9AM-5PM Sunday 12PM-5PM The sun glistens through Spanish Moss which drapes a ¾ mile corridor of 274 year old giant oak trees…a[...]
Dec 7 all-day Charleston, SC
If you’re looking for daily tours in Charleston, SC then check out our listings of daily tours and attractions….including some free things as well. Find everything from Plantation tours, carriage tours, walking tours, harbor tours,[...]
Dec 7 all-day Thirty-Four West Theater Co.
“X” marks the spot when the latest shipment of hooch goes missing in Moonshine County.  With roadhouse tunes from Dolly to Gaga, our latest romantic-comedy is the perfect date night for the holidays! A  menu of[...]
Dec 7 all-day North Charleston Coliseum & Performing Arts Center
CHECK SCHEDULE ON THEIR WEBSITE TO CONFIRM GAME TIME November 13, 2018 at 7:05 pm Stingrays vs. Gladiators November 16, 2018 at 7:05 pm Stingrays vs. Everblades November 17, 2018 at 7:05 pm Marvel Super Hero Night: Stingrays[...]
Dec 7 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Broad Street
Located along Historic Broad Street, Gallery Row opens its doors for “First Fridays on Broad” and a variety of other events hosted by the 15 galleries, restaurants, shops, and boutiques on the Row. GALLERY ROW[...]
Dec 7 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Various Art Galleries
Experience the Charleston Gallery Association Artwalk with over 40 Art Galleries participating. 5-8pm This event is free. Please visit the website provided for a map of all participating galleries.Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintMorePocketTelegramSkypeWhatsApp
Dec 7 @ 5:00 pm Charleston Visitor Center depature
Join Adventure Sightseeing on a comfortable climate controlled bus as we whisk you away to the James Island County Park Holiday Festival of Lights. We offer round trip transportation with this tour and will even[...]
Dec 7 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm James Island County Park
The beloved Holiday Festival of Lights returns to James Island County Park in November for its 29th year! Featuring an estimated two million shimmering lights, Charleston’s most popular holiday event opens for nightly admission Nov.[...]
Dec 7 @ 5:30 pm Circa 1886
A much-beloved holiday tradition is back this November and December. For the 33rd year in a row, Circa 1886 restaurant and Charming Inns will play host to the “Charleston Holiday Progressive Dinner,” a festive evening[...]
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm MUSC Health Stadium
The film will be shown on our 3,000 sq foot video board. There will be food trucks, jump castles and a full bar. Leashed dogs are welcome. Please bring lawn chairs and blankets. GATES OPEN[...]
Dec 7 @ 6:30 pm Nathaniel Russell House
Step back in time for a 45 minute candlelight tour of the of the stately 19th century Nathaniel Russell House Museum, 51 Meeting Street. $25 adults. Appreciate the challenges of life before modern lighting and[...]
Dec 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Edmondston-Alston House
Location: Edmondston-Alston House PHONE:843-722-7171WEBSITE:edmondstonalston.com Theatrical performers shed light on a turbulent time in Charleston just before the beginning of the Civil War. Adorned in period costumes, they reflect on the events of the day and[...]
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Charleston Harbor Tours & Events
Celebrate the season with live blues from Santa Shrimp City Slim, a delicious bbq buffet by Swig & Swine, and drinks with a view! Grab your tickets for this specialty holiday-themed cruise today!Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintMorePocketTelegramSkypeWhatsApp
Dec 7 @ 7:30 pm PURE Theatre
Nominated for 8 Tony Awards in 2017 and the winner of the 2017 Outer Critics Circle Awards for Outstanding New Broadway Play, “A Doll’s House, Part 2” continues the story of Nora Helmer, who, in[...]
Dec 7 @ 7:30 pm CHARLESTON GAILLARD CENTER
The Charleston Gaillard Center and NS2 present Harry Connick, Jr. A New Orleans Tricentennial Celebration … Holiday Edition. Tickets go on sale to the public Friday, September 28 at 11AM. Members have the benefit of[...]
Dec 7 @ 7:30 pm Queen Street Playhouse
“Totally exhilarating hour of singing, dancing and funny commercials.”- The New York Daily News Featuring standard favorites like “Strike Up the Band” and “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy”, The 1940’s Radio Hour evokes a nostalgic and[...]
Dec 7 @ 8:00 pm Flowertown Players
Book by Julian Fellowes, Lyrics by Glenn Slater, New Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber ​ School of Rock the Musical will rock Summerville and further its mission to “teach rock ‘n’ roll to the world!”[...]
Dec 7 @ 9:30 pm Bar Mash
Fridays: Live Jazz music at Bar Mash with Jeff Wilson. Music starts at 9:30 p.m. For more information, please visit the website provided!Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintMorePocketTelegramSkypeWhatsApp
Dec 8 all-day The Black Fedora Comedy Mystery Theatre and Shoppe
SHOWTIMES VARY – PLEASE VISIT THEIR WEBSITE OR CALL FOR UPDATED TIME. We three thieves disoriented are! Who among us hasn’t had our best-laid holiday plans go awry? We travel moor and mountain to make[...]
Dec 8 all-day Charleston Music Hall
SEE WEBSITE FOR SHOWTIMES AND TICKETS. More than 10,000 people make the Charleston Christmas Special part of their holiday tradition each December, and this year will be no exception. Producers Brad and Jennifer Moranz have[...]
Dec 8 all-day Dock Street Theatare
A Christmas Carol Back by Popular Demand! Charleston Stage’s Acclaimed Musical Adaptation of Dickens’s Immortal Holiday Classic Returns! Show Credits: From the Book by Charles Dickens Adapted for the Stage by Julian Wiles Direction by[...]