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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Feb 23 all-day Charleston Music Hall
Charleston warmly welcomes back vocalist Diane Schuur to sing with the Charleston Jazz Orchestra as it kicks off its eleventh Season. A two time Grammy Award Winner, Diane’s voice is expressive, romantic and mischievous as[...]
Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm The Dill Sanctuary
Join us on February 23 from 12-3 pm for our Annual Oyster Roast!  Enjoy an incredible view of the Stono River at the Dill Sanctuary while you listen to live music, shuck oysters, and eat delicious[...]
Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Deep Water Vineyard
Every Saturday Deep Water Vineyard, Charleston’s only vineyard, hosts this fun Weekend Wine-Down where there’s a live musical guest, food available (amazing food truck normally) and their fantastic selection of wines….what more could you ask[...]
Feb 23 @ 2:00 pm Room 309, Simons Center for the Arts
Beginning at 2:00PM, the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art presents this dynamic panel in conjunction with their current exhibition, Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South. This panel discussion will explore photographers’ privileged access[...]
Feb 23 @ 3:30 pm Charleston County Public Library- Main Branch
Local authors Ruth Miller and Alec Cooley will share stories about people and events from African-American history in Charleston, drawn from their recently published walking tour guidebook, Slavery to Civil Rights. The talk will cover[...]
Feb 24 @ 1:30 pm Middleton Place
This 20 minute theatrical presentation focuses on the daily life of an enslaved person.  Told from a first person point of view, this presentation focuses on the daily hardships faced by an enslaved person, while[...]
Feb 26 @ 7:30 pm Gaillard Center
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater grew from a now-fabled performance in March 1958 at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Led by Alvin Ailey and a group of young African-American modern dancers, that[...]
Feb 27 @ 2:30 pm Middleton Place
This 20 minute theatrical presentation focuses on the daily life of an enslaved person.  Told from a first person point of view, this presentation focuses on the daily hardships faced by an enslaved person, while[...]
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm Awendaw Green
Head out to Awendaw Green for a weekly barn jam, featuring a variety of quality music from local and visiting musicians. The event is BYOB and food will be available for purchase from Wood Fired[...]
Feb 27 @ 7:30 pm Gaillard Center
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater grew from a now-fabled performance in March 1958 at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Led by Alvin Ailey and a group of young African-American modern dancers, that[...]
Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm The Restoration
Gather your friends and join in Marcus Amaker, Charleston’s first poet laureate, for a fireside chat in The Library at 7pm. Take part in an open, community-minded panel discussion, and get to know a few[...]
Mar 1 @ 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[...]
Mar 2 all-day Charles Towne Landing
FIRST  SATURDAY OF THE MONTH. Cannon Demonstrations at Historic Charles Towne Landing! Experience the smoke and fire of a musket volley as educators, dressed in 17th=century attire, drill with period style flintlocks and matchlocks. Share[...]
Mar 2 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Deep Water Vineyard
Every Saturday Deep Water Vineyard, Charleston’s only vineyard, hosts this fun Weekend Wine-Down where there’s a live musical guest, food available (amazing food truck normally) and their fantastic selection of wines….what more could you ask[...]
Mar 6 @ 6:00 pm Awendaw Green
Head out to Awendaw Green for a weekly barn jam, featuring a variety of quality music from local and visiting musicians. The event is BYOB and food will be available for purchase from Wood Fired[...]
Mar 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Gibbes Museum of Art
March 8, 2019 6-8pm The Gibbes Museum joins the Ibu Movement in honoring International Women’s Day with a festive launch of the new Ibu Foundation. To celebrate this next step in the Ibu Movement, we[...]
Mar 8 @ 7:00 pm Charleston Gaillard Center
The Charleston Gaillard Center presents Black Violin. Black Violin is currently on tour with their successful Classical Boom Tour with over 40 shows scheduled to close out in 2018. The band will return to the[...]
Mar 9 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Deep Water Vineyard
Every Saturday Deep Water Vineyard, Charleston’s only vineyard, hosts this fun Weekend Wine-Down where there’s a live musical guest, food available (amazing food truck normally) and their fantastic selection of wines….what more could you ask[...]
Mar 11 @ 7:30 pm Recital Hall of the Simons Center for the Arts
Second Monday Series Monthly series featuring College of Charleston faculty and friends Season 2018-19 Music of David Gordon featuring Eka Gogichashvili, violin; Kayleen Sanchez, soprano and Paul Sanchez, piano September 10, 2018 Bedlam featuring Kayleen[...]
Mar 13 all-day Historic Charleston Foundation Gift Shop
There’s no lovelier time in Charleston than spring – and no better way to experience the city’s charm than by attending the Festival of Houses and Gardens. Step inside the private houses and gardens of[...]
Mar 13 @ 6:00 pm Awendaw Green
Head out to Awendaw Green for a weekly barn jam, featuring a variety of quality music from local and visiting musicians. The event is BYOB and food will be available for purchase from Wood Fired[...]
Mar 14 all-day Historic Charleston Foundation Gift Shop
There’s no lovelier time in Charleston than spring – and no better way to experience the city’s charm than by attending the Festival of Houses and Gardens. Step inside the private houses and gardens of[...]
Mar 15 all-day Galliard Center
Managed by the Antiques Council, the 16th Annual Charleston  Antiques Show, March 15-17, 2019, will bring approximately 30 dealers of fine arts and antiques from across the world to The Gaillard Center for a magnificient[...]
Mar 15 all-day Historic Charleston Foundation Gift Shop
There’s no lovelier time in Charleston than spring – and no better way to experience the city’s charm than by attending the Festival of Houses and Gardens. Step inside the private houses and gardens of[...]
Mar 16 all-day Galliard Center
Managed by the Antiques Council, the 16th Annual Charleston  Antiques Show, March 15-17, 2019, will bring approximately 30 dealers of fine arts and antiques from across the world to The Gaillard Center for a magnificient[...]
Mar 16 all-day Historic Charleston Foundation Gift Shop
There’s no lovelier time in Charleston than spring – and no better way to experience the city’s charm than by attending the Festival of Houses and Gardens. Step inside the private houses and gardens of[...]
Mar 16 @ 8:00 am King Street Downtown Charleston
Welcome to South Carolina’s largest St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The day begins at 8:00 AM with a celebratory mass at St. Patrick’s Church on the corner of St. Phillips and Radcliffe Street. Afterwards, downtown begins[...]
Mar 16 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Deep Water Vineyard
Every Saturday Deep Water Vineyard, Charleston’s only vineyard, hosts this fun Weekend Wine-Down where there’s a live musical guest, food available (amazing food truck normally) and their fantastic selection of wines….what more could you ask[...]
Mar 17 all-day Galliard Center
Managed by the Antiques Council, the 16th Annual Charleston  Antiques Show, March 15-17, 2019, will bring approximately 30 dealers of fine arts and antiques from across the world to The Gaillard Center for a magnificient[...]
Mar 17 all-day Historic Charleston Foundation Gift Shop
There’s no lovelier time in Charleston than spring – and no better way to experience the city’s charm than by attending the Festival of Houses and Gardens. Step inside the private houses and gardens of[...]