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 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Gaillard Center
Don’t miss the Charleston Symphony brass as they perform holiday classics with Doc Severinsen, legendary trumpet player, and former band leader for “The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson!” Also joining is Phil Smith, the former[...]
Dec 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
“Hallelujah!” Few excerpts are familiar to so many, as Messiah remains Handel’s best-known work. Become a part of the glorious CSO holiday tradition as Maestro Ken Lam conducts our version, Holy City Messiah, with the[...]
Dec 8 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm East Cooper Baptist Church
“Hallelujah!” Few excerpts are familiar to so many, as Messiah remains Handel’s best-known work. Become a part of the glorious CSO holiday tradition as Maestro Ken Lam conducts our version, Holy City Messiah, with the[...]
Dec 9 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm St. Theresa Catholic Church
“Hallelujah!” Few excerpts are familiar to so many, as Messiah remains Handel’s best-known work. Become a part of the glorious CSO holiday tradition as Maestro Ken Lam conducts our version, Holy City Messiah, with the[...]
Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Charleston Library Society
The CSO String Quartet performs holiday favorites in the beautiful, historic Charleston Library Society.Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintMorePocketTelegramSkypeWhatsApp
Dec 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm St. Philip's Church
The CSO Brass Quintet performs holiday favorites in the beautiful, St. Philip Church.Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintMorePocketTelegramSkypeWhatsApp
Dec 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Gaillard Center
Join the CSO and CSO Chorus for our annual celebration of holiday favorites! Principal Pops Conductor, Yuriy Bekker, leads this family friendly holiday tradition, featuring classics like Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, as well as hits like[...]
Jan 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Gaillard Center
Perhaps the most recognizable piece of classical music ever written, Beethoven’s 5th Symphony rose to international prominence during World War II, when the BBC used the symphony’s famous four-note opening to preface daily radio broadcasts.[...]
Jan 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Gaillard Center
Perhaps the most recognizable piece of classical music ever written, Beethoven’s 5th Symphony rose to international prominence during World War II, when the BBC used the symphony’s famous four-note opening to preface daily radio broadcasts.[...]
Jan 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Gaillard Center
Experience an evening of symphonic blockbusters from around the world, including Gershwin’s American in Paris, Brahm’s Hungarian Dance, Ravel’s Bolero, and more. Special appearances by Charleston’s Latin percussionist, Gino Castillo, and the Charleston Taiko Drummers.Share[...]