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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Featured Events

 Weekend Wine Down

Every Saturday Deep Water Vineyard, Charleston’s only vineyard, hosts this fun Weekend Wine-Down where there’s a live musical guest, food available and their fantastic selection of wines. more info

 The Fall Tours of Homes, History & Architecture

charleston fall tour of homes

October 3 – November 2. The historic beauty and charm of Charleston come alive this October as guests are invited to see the private interiors of some of the nation’s most exceptional historic houses during the 43rd Fall Tours of Homes, History & Architecture. Tickets on sale now. more info

 The Sound of Charleston

the sound of charleston musical show

Charleston’s longest running musical production! “The best night out in the City is this must-see performance of gospel, Gershwin, music of the Civil War, light classics, and jazz — all the elements of Charleston’s rich musical stew”– Frommers Travel Guide. more info

 Tour Pass Charleston | Multi-Attraction Pass

charleston tour pass

Admission is included for over 40 top Charleston tours and attractions. Also includes multiple restaurants. The mobile pass works on all smartphones and includes interactive maps which make planning your vacation stress-free. Charleston Tour Pass saves time and money. Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars…..more info 

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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 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 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 all-day Charleston Area
Experience More, Spend Less with Tour Pass Charleston Everything you need to experience Charleston on 1 Pass. Includes admission to over 40 top tours, attractions and historic sites. One pass…one price…admission is included for over[...]
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. All new for 2019! Producers Brad and Jennifer Moranz are bringing back audience favorites while creating entirely new musical performances and comedy sketches — all with a holiday theme.[...]
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[...]
Dec 8 all-day Patriots Point
Santa is coming to the Charleston Harbor and landing on the Spirit of Carolina – not once, twice or thrice, but four times!  Don’t be naughty, make sure these events are on your holiday list[...]
Dec 8 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 8 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 8 all-day Kiawah Island Resort
Join us for the 41st annual Kiawah Island Marathon on December 8, 2018. The Kiawah Island Marathon includes up to 4,000 ½ and full marathon participants. Often used as a Boston Marathon Qualifier due to[...]
Dec 8 all-day James Island County Park
SEE WEBSITE FOR TIMES. Tired of waiting forever to see Santa? Avoid the lines, and book a private visit before the Holiday Festival of Lights gets busy during the evening. Our professional photographer will take[...]
Dec 8 all-day North Charleston Performing Arts Center
Christmas is coming and so is the one and only Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker. Presenting world class Russian artists, hand-painted sets, Russian Snow Maidens, and jubilant Nesting Dolls – Great Russian Nutcracker brings the[...]
Dec 8 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 8 all-day Charleston Area
Experience More, Spend Less with Tour Pass Charleston Everything you need to experience Charleston on 1 Pass. Includes admission to over 40 top tours, attractions and historic sites. One pass…one price…admission is included for over[...]
Dec 8 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am Mount Pleasant Towne Centre
A bunch of car and motorcycle enthusiasts that meet up every Saturday around 8AM at the MTP Towne Centre in front of Atlanta Bread Company.Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintMorePocketTelegramSkypeWhatsApp
Dec 8 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Mullet Hall Equestrian Center at Johns Island County Park
Mullet Hall Equestrian Center at Johns Island County Park hosts horse shows year round that are open to the public for spectating. Events include Hunter, Jumper, and Open shows consisting of Hunter, Equitation, and Western.[...]
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am
The Reindeer Run, presented by Half-Moon Outfitters, is a family-oriented, pet-friendly 5k run/walk through the lower peninsula of downtown Charleston, SC. The event has grown significantly over the years; from only a few hundred participants[...]
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Mercantile & Mash
There will be a homemade cookie decorating station, festive balloon artists, along with food and drink specials for purchase like Mercantile & Mash’s famous hot chocolate for the kids with homemade marshmallows, as well as[...]
Dec 8 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Mount Pleasant Farmers Market
The Holiday Market & Craft Show combines all the goodies from our traditional food market such as locally grown fresh produce, baked goods, hot food and homemade preserves with handcrafted gifts created by local artisans.[...]
Dec 8 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Market Pavilion Hotel lobby
Santa Appearances Santa will make appearances at the Market Pavilion Hotel on December 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, and 16 from 12-4pm. Photographers will be on hand to take complimentary digital photos of your children[...]
Dec 8 @ 1:00 pm Starts at 2nd & West Ashley Street Folly Beach
Enjoy this year’s Annual Christmas Parade on Center Street at Folly Beach! Santa parades through the streets of his favorite beach town. During the parade, knock-out some of your holiday shopping at the Arts &[...]
Dec 8 @ 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 8 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Maritime Center
  Get on board with a Lowcountry holiday tradition as this display of lighted and festive boats proceeds through the Charleston Harbor. View the procession along Charleston’s waterfront or decorate your own boat and join[...]
Dec 8 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Middleton Place
Time: 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Cost: $5 – $15 Gather the family and make nature-inspired holiday decor and crafts around warm fires. The blacksmith, potter, cooper and seamstress will be will be plying their trades[...]
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Spiritline Cruises
Experience Charleston’s most unique holiday tradition in comfort aboard the Spirit of Charleston without having to brave the cold. The Holiday Parade of Boats is a popular and beloved annual event, and we offer the[...]
Dec 9 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 9 all-day Charleston Music Hall
SEE WEBSITE FOR SHOWTIMES AND TICKETS. All new for 2019! Producers Brad and Jennifer Moranz are bringing back audience favorites while creating entirely new musical performances and comedy sketches — all with a holiday theme.[...]
Dec 9 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[...]