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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Nov 15 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm James Island County Park
Unless otherwise stated in event description, all events are free with festival admission. ​ The festival is open every evening, “rain or shine,” from November 15 – January 1. Sunday – Thursday: 5:30 – 10[...]
Nov 16 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm James Island County Park
Unless otherwise stated in event description, all events are free with festival admission. ​ The festival is open every evening, “rain or shine,” from November 15 – January 1. Sunday – Thursday: 5:30 – 10[...]
Nov 17 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm James Island County Park
Unless otherwise stated in event description, all events are free with festival admission. ​ The festival is open every evening, “rain or shine,” from November 15 – January 1. Sunday – Thursday: 5:30 – 10[...]
Nov 18 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm James Island County Park
Unless otherwise stated in event description, all events are free with festival admission. ​ The festival is open every evening, “rain or shine,” from November 15 – January 1. Sunday – Thursday: 5:30 – 10[...]
Nov 19 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm James Island County Park
Unless otherwise stated in event description, all events are free with festival admission. ​ The festival is open every evening, “rain or shine,” from November 15 – January 1. Sunday – Thursday: 5:30 – 10[...]
Nov 20 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm James Island County Park
Unless otherwise stated in event description, all events are free with festival admission. ​ The festival is open every evening, “rain or shine,” from November 15 – January 1. Sunday – Thursday: 5:30 – 10[...]
Nov 21 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm James Island County Park
Unless otherwise stated in event description, all events are free with festival admission. ​ The festival is open every evening, “rain or shine,” from November 15 – January 1. Sunday – Thursday: 5:30 – 10[...]
Nov 22 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm James Island County Park
Unless otherwise stated in event description, all events are free with festival admission. ​ The festival is open every evening, “rain or shine,” from November 15 – January 1. Sunday – Thursday: 5:30 – 10[...]
Nov 23 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm James Island County Park
Unless otherwise stated in event description, all events are free with festival admission. ​ The festival is open every evening, “rain or shine,” from November 15 – January 1. Sunday – Thursday: 5:30 – 10[...]
Nov 24 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm James Island County Park
Unless otherwise stated in event description, all events are free with festival admission. ​ The festival is open every evening, “rain or shine,” from November 15 – January 1. Sunday – Thursday: 5:30 – 10[...]
Nov 25 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm James Island County Park
Unless otherwise stated in event description, all events are free with festival admission. ​ The festival is open every evening, “rain or shine,” from November 15 – January 1. Sunday – Thursday: 5:30 – 10[...]
Nov 26 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm James Island County Park
Unless otherwise stated in event description, all events are free with festival admission. ​ The festival is open every evening, “rain or shine,” from November 15 – January 1. Sunday – Thursday: 5:30 – 10[...]
Nov 27 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm James Island County Park
Unless otherwise stated in event description, all events are free with festival admission. ​ The festival is open every evening, “rain or shine,” from November 15 – January 1. Sunday – Thursday: 5:30 – 10[...]
Nov 28 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Middleton Place
Date: November 28 Time: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Make plans to spend Thanksgiving Day at Middleton Place with a traditional buffet meal by the Middleton Place Restaurant, served among ancient live oaks in the[...]
Nov 28 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm James Island County Park
Unless otherwise stated in event description, all events are free with festival admission. ​ The festival is open every evening, “rain or shine,” from November 15 – January 1. Sunday – Thursday: 5:30 – 10[...]
Nov 29 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Middleton Place
The Garden Market & Nursery and Museum Shop kick-off the shopping season with an open-air market including local artisans and vendors, live musicians performing festive carols, complimentary hot cider and treats, and featured items in[...]
Nov 29 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm James Island County Park
Unless otherwise stated in event description, all events are free with festival admission. ​ The festival is open every evening, “rain or shine,” from November 15 – January 1. Sunday – Thursday: 5:30 – 10[...]
Nov 30 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Middleton Place
The Garden Market & Nursery and Museum Shop kick-off the shopping season with an open-air market including local artisans and vendors, live musicians performing festive carols, complimentary hot cider and treats, and featured items in[...]
Nov 30 @ 5:00 pm Charleston Music Hall
The Charleston Jazz Orchestra always looks forward to this holiday concert. Maestro Robert Lewis and our 18-piece big band will swing you into the holiday spirit with popular hits from Season 11, plus big band[...]
Nov 30 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm James Island County Park
Unless otherwise stated in event description, all events are free with festival admission. ​ The festival is open every evening, “rain or shine,” from November 15 – January 1. Sunday – Thursday: 5:30 – 10[...]
Dec 1 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm James Island County Park
Unless otherwise stated in event description, all events are free with festival admission. ​ The festival is open every evening, “rain or shine,” from November 15 – January 1. Sunday – Thursday: 5:30 – 10[...]
Dec 2 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm James Island County Park
Unless otherwise stated in event description, all events are free with festival admission. ​ The festival is open every evening, “rain or shine,” from November 15 – January 1. Sunday – Thursday: 5:30 – 10[...]
Dec 3 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm James Island County Park
Unless otherwise stated in event description, all events are free with festival admission. ​ The festival is open every evening, “rain or shine,” from November 15 – January 1. Sunday – Thursday: 5:30 – 10[...]
Dec 4 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm James Island County Park
Unless otherwise stated in event description, all events are free with festival admission. ​ The festival is open every evening, “rain or shine,” from November 15 – January 1. Sunday – Thursday: 5:30 – 10[...]
Dec 5 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm James Island County Park
Unless otherwise stated in event description, all events are free with festival admission. ​ The festival is open every evening, “rain or shine,” from November 15 – January 1. Sunday – Thursday: 5:30 – 10[...]
Dec 6 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm James Island County Park
Unless otherwise stated in event description, all events are free with festival admission. ​ The festival is open every evening, “rain or shine,” from November 15 – January 1. Sunday – Thursday: 5:30 – 10[...]
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm The Cotton Dock Located At Boone Hall Plantation
Exclusive Christmas Holiday Kickoff Event For Wine Under The Oaks Weekend Boone Hall Plantation is excited to once again present “Uncorked” – an exclusive black tie optional Christmas holiday event. This will be the third year[...]
Dec 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Edmondston-Alston House
Date: December 6 Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Location: Edmondston-Alston House PHONE:843-722-7171WEBSITE:edmondstonalston.org Theatrical performances complement a candlelight tour of the Edmondston-Alston House. Adorned in period costumes, performers reflect on past Christmas events that not[...]
Dec 7 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Middleton Place
Date: December 7 Time: 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Fresh greenery, berries and other items gathered from the plantation will be provided to make natural holiday decor. Stableyards artisan shops will be lit by candlelight[...]
Dec 7 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm James Island County Park
Unless otherwise stated in event description, all events are free with festival admission. ​ The festival is open every evening, “rain or shine,” from November 15 – January 1. Sunday – Thursday: 5:30 – 10[...]