april 2015 – South Carolina Calendar of Events, Festivals





More SC april Festivals, Events



DATE EVENT CITY TYPE
Wednesday
Apr

1
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Thursday
Apr

2
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Friday
Apr

3
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Saturday
Apr

4
4th Best Fest
Celebration of people and places 4th best at something with comedians, live bands, a puppet show and food
Columbia
Arts
Saturday
Apr

4
Aiken Horsepower Association Spring Fling
Cars, trucks, and motorcycles to be judged, silent auction, door prizes, Hot Wheels races - benefits the Cumbee Center to Assist Abused Persons
Aiken
Expo
Saturday
Apr

4
Family Circle Cup
9-day WTA women's tennis tournament
Charleston
Daniel Island
Sports
Saturday
Apr

4
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Saturday
Apr

4
Historic Pendleton Spring Jubilee
Nearly 100 artists and crafters plus food, live music, museum tours
Anderson
Pendleton
Festival
Saturday
Apr

4
Hopefest
Celebrate the Easter season with egg hunt, inflatables, petting zoo, pony rides, face-painting, food
Columbia
Holiday
Saturday
Apr

4
Race for the Inlet
Run or walk either the 5K or 8K USATF certified courses - benefits the mission and programs of Murrells Inlet 2020
Georgetown
Murrells Inlet
Sports
Saturday
Apr

4
Safe Kids Day
Safe Kids Trident Area will be hosting activities including games for children, a bike course, car seat checked, and more
Charleston
North Charleston
Educational
Saturday
Apr

4
iMAGINE Upstate Festival
Learn about drones, battling robots, race cars, 3d printing, hovercrafts and more
Greenville
Festival
Sunday
Apr

5
Easter
Always the first Sunday following the full moon after the vernal equinox
Statewide
Holiday
Sunday
Apr

5
Family Circle Cup
9-day WTA women's tennis tournament
Charleston
Daniel Island
Sports
Sunday
Apr

5
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Sunday
Apr

5
Historic Pendleton Spring Jubilee
Nearly 100 artists and crafters plus food, live music, museum tours
Anderson
Pendleton
Festival
Monday
Apr

6
Family Circle Cup
9-day WTA women's tennis tournament
Charleston
Daniel Island
Sports
Monday
Apr

6
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Tuesday
Apr

7
Family Circle Cup
9-day WTA women's tennis tournament
Charleston
Daniel Island
Sports
Tuesday
Apr

7
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Wednesday
Apr

8
Family Circle Cup
9-day WTA women's tennis tournament
Charleston
Daniel Island
Sports
Wednesday
Apr

8
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Thursday
Apr

9
Family Circle Cup
9-day WTA women's tennis tournament
Charleston
Daniel Island
Sports
Thursday
Apr

9
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Thursday
Apr

9
SpringSkunk Music Fest
Live bands, bbq, kids' activities, camping available onsite
Greenville
Greer
Festival
Friday
Apr

10
Family Circle Cup
9-day WTA women's tennis tournament
Charleston
Daniel Island
Sports
Friday
Apr

10
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Friday
Apr

10
Garden Club of Charleston House and Garden Tours
Visit historic homes and gardens featuring exquisite floral arrangements and a tea party
Charleston
Miscellaneous
Friday
Apr

10
Music in the Age of Charles Towne (1670-1783)
A concert celebrating Charleston through music composed during the city's first century featuring compositions from America, England, and Europe
Charleston
Concert
Friday
Apr

10
SXSE - Springfest
Live bands, free camping, seed exchange, light show, silent disco, dyi art and more
Spartanburg
Concert
Friday
Apr

10
South Carolina Muzzleloader Conference
Variety of workshops on 18th and 19th century muzzleloaders led by gun and history experts plus displays
Columbia
Workshop
Friday
Apr

10
SpringSkunk Music Fest
Live bands, bbq, kids' activities, camping available onsite
Greenville
Greer
Festival
Friday
Apr

10
World Grits Festival
3-day event includes parade, carnival, grits grinding, "Rolling in Grits" contest, 5K run
St. George
Festival
Saturday
Apr

11
Cayce Festival of the Arts
Featuring artists, crafters and authors/writers from around the region - net proceeds to benefit a local charity selected by the Cayce Avenues Neighborhood Association
Columbia
Cayce
Arts
Saturday
Apr

11
Columbia Open Studios
Self-guided tour of artistsí studios in the Greater Columbia area
Columbia
Arts
Saturday
Apr

11
Family Circle Cup
9-day WTA women's tennis tournament
Charleston
Daniel Island
Sports
Saturday
Apr

11
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Saturday
Apr

11
Garden Club of Charleston House and Garden Tours
Visit historic homes and gardens featuring exquisite floral arrangements and a tea party
Charleston
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Apr

11
Historic Mitchelville 5K Run/Walk
Run or walk through the beautiful and historic Mitchelville Park plus 400 meter kids health run
Hilton Head
Sports
Saturday
Apr

11
IQA World Cup Quidditch Tournament
Team sport played with 14 players, four balls, and the elusive human snitch
Rock Hill
Sports
Saturday
Apr

11
It's All About Herbs Festival
Plant sale with many varieties of herbs and other plants, educational seminars, Tea Time - benefits the Lexington County Herb Bunch
Columbia
Lexington
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Apr

11
Palmetto Half Marathon
Events over two days also include a 5K run/walk, youth half marathon, kids' fun run, expo - benefit
Columbia
Sports
Saturday
Apr

11
Pet Fest
Exhibits, demonstrations, entertainment - don't forget your pup!
Charleston
Mount Pleasant
Festival
Saturday
Apr

11
River Rocks Music Festival
Live bands, kids' area, food, canoeing, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, environmental education activities and demonstrations
Columbia
Festival
Saturday
Apr

11
Runaway Runway: A Recycled Fashion Show
Designers turn trash into fashionable outfits
Columbia
Fashion
Saturday
Apr

11
SXSE - Springfest
Live bands, free camping, seed exchange, light show, silent disco, dyi art and more
Spartanburg
Concert
Saturday
Apr

11
South Carolina Chili Cook-Off Championship
Plus live music and vendors - benefit
Anderson
Belton
Festival
Saturday
Apr

11
South Carolina Muzzleloader Conference
Variety of workshops on 18th and 19th century muzzleloaders led by gun and history experts plus displays
Columbia
Workshop
Saturday
Apr

11
SpringSkunk Music Fest
Live bands, bbq, kids' activities, camping available onsite
Greenville
Greer
Festival
Saturday
Apr

11
Summerville Cares Day of Service
Faith-based organizations, government agencies, civic leaders and community organizations join together to complete local service projects
Charleston
Summerville
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Apr

11
Touch A Truck
Kids can explore more than 30 vehicles and exhibits, live entertainment, and more - presented by the Junior League of Columbia
Columbia
West Columbia
Expo
Saturday
Apr

11
Ultimate Challenge Mud Run
6.2 mile course with 36 obstacles, 4 person teams, Devil Pup Challenge for children - benefits veteran and military organizations
Columbia
Gaston
Sports
Saturday
Apr

11
World Grits Festival
3-day event includes parade, carnival, grits grinding, "Rolling in Grits" contest, 5K run
St. George
Festival
Sunday
Apr

12
Columbia Open Studios
Self-guided tour of artistsí studios in the Greater Columbia area
Columbia
Arts
Sunday
Apr

12
Family Circle Cup
9-day WTA women's tennis tournament
Charleston
Daniel Island
Sports
Sunday
Apr

12
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Sunday
Apr

12
IQA World Cup Quidditch Tournament
Team sport played with 14 players, four balls, and the elusive human snitch
Rock Hill
Sports
Sunday
Apr

12
Music in the Age of Charles Towne (1670-1783)
A concert celebrating Charleston through music composed during the city's first century featuring compositions from America, England, and Europe
Charleston
West Ashley
Concert
Sunday
Apr

12
Pet Fest
Exhibits, demonstrations, entertainment - don't forget your pup!
Charleston
Mount Pleasant
Festival
Sunday
Apr

12
World Grits Festival
3-day event includes parade, carnival, grits grinding, "Rolling in Grits" contest, 5K run
St. George
Festival
Monday
Apr

13
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Monday
Apr

13
Monday After the Masters
Celebrity Pro-Am charity golf tournament hosted by Hootie & The Blowfish
Learn more about South Carolina golf courses
Myrtle Beach
North Myrtle Beach
Sports
Tuesday
Apr

14
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Tuesday
Apr

14
Read-In
Schools across the state celebrate reading and libraries a the SC State House
Columbia
Educational
Wednesday
Apr

15
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Wednesday
Apr

15
Indie Grits Film Fest
The Nickelodeon presents films from new media makers and pros
Columbia
Festival
Wednesday
Apr

15
Walk a Mile In Her Shoes
Men (in heels), women, and children of all ages will walk to raise awareness of sexual assault and abuse
Columbia
Sports
Thursday
Apr

16
Charleston Race Week
International sailboat regatta - inshore and offshore races
Learn more about boating in South Carolina
Charleston
Sports
Thursday
Apr

16
Come-See-Me Festival
10-day festival includes food, live music, and many kids' activities
Rock Hill
Festival
Thursday
Apr

16
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Thursday
Apr

16
Indie Grits Film Fest
The Nickelodeon presents films from new media makers and pros
Columbia
Festival
Thursday
Apr

16
Puddin' Swamp Festival
3-day event includes carnival rides, live entertainment, street dance
Manning
Turbeville
Festival
Thursday
Apr

16
Stone Soup Storytelling Festival
3-day event includes storytelling, ghost stories, workshops, amateur StorySlam Competition, art exhibit, 5K run, gala
Spartanburg
Woodruff
Festival
Friday
Apr

17
Abbeville French Heritage Festival
3-day event includes tours, flower show, play, concert, wine tasting
Abbeville
Festival
Friday
Apr

17
Charleston In-Water Boat Show
Charleston In-Water Boat Show will be at Bristol Marina and Brittlebank Park. Boats are displayed both in-water and on land, providing the ultimate boating experience
Charleston
Expo
Friday
Apr

17
Charleston Race Week
International sailboat regatta - inshore and offshore races
Learn more about boating in South Carolina
Charleston
Sports
Friday
Apr

17
Come-See-Me Festival
10-day festival includes food, live music, and many kids' activities
Rock Hill
Festival
Friday
Apr

17
East Coast Canoe & Kayak Festival
Lectures, on-water classes, demonstrations for all paddler levels
Charleston
James Island
Sports
Friday
Apr

17
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Friday
Apr

17
Indie Grits Film Fest
The Nickelodeon presents films from new media makers and pros
Columbia
Festival
Friday
Apr

17
Pickens Azalea Festival
2-day event includes music, classic car cruise-in, 5K, arts and crafts, amusement rides
Clemson
Pickens
Festival
Friday
Apr

17
Puddin' Swamp Festival
3-day event includes carnival rides, live entertainment, street dance
Manning
Turbeville
Festival
Friday
Apr

17
SOS Spring Safari
10-day shag event with live music, shagging classes, and parade at various locations
Learn more about South Carolina's state dance, the shag
Myrtle Beach
North Myrtle Beach
Festival
Friday
Apr

17
Stone Soup Storytelling Festival
3-day event includes storytelling, ghost stories, workshops, amateur StorySlam Competition, art exhibit, 5K run, gala
Spartanburg
Woodruff
Festival
Saturday
Apr

18
Abbeville French Heritage Festival
3-day event includes tours, flower show, play, concert, wine tasting
Abbeville
Festival
Saturday
Apr

18
Aiken Earth Day
People Chase 5K fun run, keynote speaker, live entertainment, puppet show, food vendors
Aiken
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Apr

18
Aiken Kite Festival
Celebrate National Kite Month with a variety of activities including kite flying demonstrations, inflatable's, open field for kite flying, food vendors
Aiken
Festival
Saturday
Apr

18
Bare Yourself Bike Ride
Wear your underwear (or be fully clothed) for a bike ride followed by a celebration with bands, beverages, and great food - benefits West Gate Family Therapy Institute
Spartanburg
Sports
Saturday
Apr

18
Charleston In-Water Boat Show
Charleston In-Water Boat Show will be at Bristol Marina and Brittlebank Park. Boats are displayed both in-water and on land, providing the ultimate boating experience
Charleston
Expo
Saturday
Apr

18
Charleston Race Week
International sailboat regatta - inshore and offshore races
Learn more about boating in South Carolina
Charleston
Sports
Saturday
Apr

18
Colleton County Rice Festival
9-day event includes live music, bicycle race, pageant, parade, crafts, 5K Rice Run, cooking contest, fireworks, dog show
Walterboro
Festival
Saturday
Apr

18
Columbia International Festival
2-day event includes performances, demonstrations, food, exhibits, artifacts from 60+ countries
Columbia
Festival
Saturday
Apr

18
Come-See-Me Festival
10-day festival includes food, live music, and many kids' activities
Rock Hill
Festival
Saturday
Apr

18
Earth Day Celebration
Border collie demonstrations, cane pole fishing, canoeing & kayaking, face painting, geocaching, wagon rides, lead-line horse rides and farm animals
Rock Hill
Fort Mill
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Apr

18
East Coast Canoe & Kayak Festival
Lectures, on-water classes, demonstrations for all paddler levels
Charleston
James Island
Sports
Saturday
Apr

18
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Saturday
Apr

18
Fire Truck Pull for Curing Kids Cancer
Gather 10 of your strongest friends, family or co-workers to play the ultimate tug of war with a 55,000 lb. fire truck to raise funds and awareness for childhood cancer cures
Columbia
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Apr

18
Goodwill Mud Run
Teams of 2 or 4 compete on a 3.5 mile course with 35 obstacles, kids zone too
Greenville
Sports
Saturday
Apr

18
Gourd Fest
Workshops, vendors with gourds, crafting tools and supplies, children's activities SCGS will have a fundraiser raffle
Laurens
Workshop
Saturday
Apr

18
Indie Grits Film Fest
The Nickelodeon presents films from new media makers and pros
Columbia
Festival
Saturday
Apr

18
Iron City Festival
Street fair with exhibits, food and vendors, live entertainment, health fair, cake contest, children's activities, pageant, kids' parade
Gaffney
Blacksburg
Festival
Saturday
Apr

18
Kelley's Kure 8K and 5K
Select from 8K, 5K, and kid's fun run - benefits SC Ovarian Foundation and Let There Be Mom organizations
Greenville
Simpsonville
Sports
Saturday
Apr

18
Olympia Fest
Live music, kids' activities, Quarry Crusher Run
Columbia
Festival
Saturday
Apr

18
Pickens Azalea Festival
2-day event includes music, classic car cruise-in, 5K, arts and crafts, amusement rides
Clemson
Pickens
Festival
Saturday
Apr

18
Pork in the Park
Barbecue competition, kids' activities, and live entertainment
Newberry
Festival
Saturday
Apr

18
Puddin' Swamp Festival
3-day event includes carnival rides, live entertainment, street dance
Manning
Turbeville
Festival
Saturday
Apr

18
SOS Spring Safari
10-day shag event with live music, shagging classes, and parade at various locations
Learn more about South Carolina's state dance, the shag
Myrtle Beach
North Myrtle Beach
Festival
Saturday
Apr

18
Soft Shell Crab Festival
Food, live music, classic car show, Port Royal Charity Crab Race
Beaufort
Port Royal
Festival
Saturday
Apr

18
Spring Jam Music Fest
Live music plus an Arts & Goods Village
Charleston
Concert
Saturday
Apr

18
Stone Soup Storytelling Festival
3-day event includes storytelling, ghost stories, workshops, amateur StorySlam Competition, art exhibit, 5K run, gala
Spartanburg
Woodruff
Festival
Saturday
Apr

18
Super Hero 5K
Wear your super hero costumes - benefits the support and research of Mitochondrial diseases in children
Columbia
Lexington
Sports
Saturday
Apr

18
Taste of Blackville
Enjoy the fun for the whole family with food and other vendors on Main Street
Barnwell
Blackville
Culinary
Saturday
Apr

18
Walk for Autism-Charleston
Family friendly walk through Hampton Park, with refreshments, live music, jump castles, silent auction - benefits autism development programs
Charleston
Sports
Sunday
Apr

19
Abbeville French Heritage Festival
3-day event includes tours, flower show, play, concert, wine tasting
Abbeville
Festival
Sunday
Apr

19
Charleston In-Water Boat Show
Charleston In-Water Boat Show will be at Bristol Marina and Brittlebank Park. Boats are displayed both in-water and on land, providing the ultimate boating experience
Charleston
Expo
Sunday
Apr

19
Charleston Race Week
International sailboat regatta - inshore and offshore races
Learn more about boating in South Carolina
Charleston
Sports
Sunday
Apr

19
Colleton County Rice Festival
9-day event includes live music, bicycle race, pageant, parade, crafts, 5K Rice Run, cooking contest, fireworks, dog show
Walterboro
Festival
Sunday
Apr

19
Columbia International Festival
2-day event includes performances, demonstrations, food, exhibits, artifacts from 60+ countries
Columbia
Festival
Sunday
Apr

19
Come-See-Me Festival
10-day festival includes food, live music, and many kids' activities
Rock Hill
Festival
Sunday
Apr

19
East Coast Canoe & Kayak Festival
Lectures, on-water classes, demonstrations for all paddler levels
Charleston
James Island
Sports
Sunday
Apr

19
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Sunday
Apr

19
Indie Grits Film Fest
The Nickelodeon presents films from new media makers and pros
Columbia
Festival
Sunday
Apr

19
Pathway to Adventure Day
Classes and seminars to enhance one's knowledge of nature and matters of life by delving into the mysteries of God's creation
Columbia
Lexington
Workshop
Sunday
Apr

19
SOS Spring Safari
10-day shag event with live music, shagging classes, and parade at various locations
Learn more about South Carolina's state dance, the shag
Myrtle Beach
North Myrtle Beach
Festival
Sunday
Apr

19
Seek and Snap
Teams of four have a fixed time to snap photos of as many items as you can find within a designated area using given clues - benefit
Greenville
Miscellaneous
Monday
Apr

20
Colleton County Rice Festival
9-day event includes live music, bicycle race, pageant, parade, crafts, 5K Rice Run, cooking contest, fireworks, dog show
Walterboro
Festival
Monday
Apr

20
Come-See-Me Festival
10-day festival includes food, live music, and many kids' activities
Rock Hill
Festival
Monday
Apr

20
SOS Spring Safari
10-day shag event with live music, shagging classes, and parade at various locations
Learn more about South Carolina's state dance, the shag
Myrtle Beach
North Myrtle Beach
Festival
Tuesday
Apr

21
Colleton County Rice Festival
9-day event includes live music, bicycle race, pageant, parade, crafts, 5K Rice Run, cooking contest, fireworks, dog show
Walterboro
Festival
Tuesday
Apr

21
Come-See-Me Festival
10-day festival includes food, live music, and many kids' activities
Rock Hill
Festival
Tuesday
Apr

21
SOS Spring Safari
10-day shag event with live music, shagging classes, and parade at various locations
Learn more about South Carolina's state dance, the shag
Myrtle Beach
North Myrtle Beach
Festival
Wednesday
Apr

22
Colleton County Rice Festival
9-day event includes live music, bicycle race, pageant, parade, crafts, 5K Rice Run, cooking contest, fireworks, dog show
Walterboro
Festival
Wednesday
Apr

22
Come-See-Me Festival
10-day festival includes food, live music, and many kids' activities
Rock Hill
Festival
Wednesday
Apr

22
Myrtle Beach International Film Festival
Animation, shorts, documentaries, music videos, features
Learn more about movies filmed in South Carolina
Myrtle Beach
Festival
Wednesday
Apr

22
SOS Spring Safari
10-day shag event with live music, shagging classes, and parade at various locations
Learn more about South Carolina's state dance, the shag
Myrtle Beach
North Myrtle Beach
Festival
Thursday
Apr

23
Colleton County Rice Festival
9-day event includes live music, bicycle race, pageant, parade, crafts, 5K Rice Run, cooking contest, fireworks, dog show
Walterboro
Festival
Thursday
Apr

23
Come-See-Me Festival
10-day festival includes food, live music, and many kids' activities
Rock Hill
Festival
Thursday
Apr

23
Great Anderson County Fair
Midway with carnival rides, amphitheater with live entertainment, concessions, petting zoo, horse show
Anderson
Fair
Thursday
Apr

23
Great Anderson County Fair
Midway with carnival rides, amphitheater with live entertainment, concessions, petting zoo, horse show
Anderson
Fair
Thursday
Apr

23
McDaniels Golf Classic
Two-day event includes auction and golf tournament - benefits the Palmetto Health Cancer Centers
Columbia
Sports
Thursday
Apr

23
Myrtle Beach International Film Festival
Animation, shorts, documentaries, music videos, features
Learn more about movies filmed in South Carolina
Myrtle Beach
Festival
Thursday
Apr

23
North Charleston Business Conference and Expo
Regional companies, speakers, meet small business entrepreneurs to executives, network with local professionals, and discover resources for business growth
Charleston
North Charleston
Expo
Thursday
Apr

23
Oyster Roast
Enjoy all-you-can-eat oysters, bottomless beverages, networking, and live music - benefits the Contemporaries of Art
Columbia
Culinary
Thursday
Apr

23
SOS Spring Safari
10-day shag event with live music, shagging classes, and parade at various locations
Learn more about South Carolina's state dance, the shag
Myrtle Beach
North Myrtle Beach
Festival
Thursday
Apr

23
Wine, Women & Shoes
Fashion show, world-class wines, auction, food - benefits the Ronald McDonald House Charities
Columbia
West Columbia
Fashion
Friday
Apr

24
ArtFields
9-day event features 400+ Southeastern artists, live music, food, and tons of warm hospitality
Florence
Lake City
Arts
Friday
Apr

24
Colleton County Rice Festival
9-day event includes live music, bicycle race, pageant, parade, crafts, 5K Rice Run, cooking contest, fireworks, dog show
Walterboro
Festival
Friday
Apr

24
Come-See-Me Festival
10-day festival includes food, live music, and many kids' activities
Rock Hill
Festival
Friday
Apr

24
Great Anderson County Fair
Midway with carnival rides, amphitheater with live entertainment, concessions, petting zoo, horse show
Anderson
Fair
Friday
Apr

24
Great Anderson County Fair
Midway with carnival rides, amphitheater with live entertainment, concessions, petting zoo, horse show
Anderson
Fair
Friday
Apr

24
McDaniels Golf Classic
Two-day event includes auction and golf tournament - benefits the Palmetto Health Cancer Centers
Columbia
Sports
Friday
Apr

24
Myrtle Beach International Film Festival
Animation, shorts, documentaries, music videos, features
Learn more about movies filmed in South Carolina
Myrtle Beach
Festival
Friday
Apr

24
SOS Spring Safari
10-day shag event with live music, shagging classes, and parade at various locations
Learn more about South Carolina's state dance, the shag
Myrtle Beach
North Myrtle Beach
Festival
Friday
Apr

24
Sparkleberry Country Fair
2-day event includes petting zoo, rides, food, crafts, tractors, 5K run/walk - proceeds benefit local schools
Columbia
Northeast Columbia
Fair
Friday
Apr

24
Wine Tasting at Riverbanks Botanical Garden
Plus food from local chefs, live music - benefits Riverbanks conservation efforts
Columbia
Festival
Saturday
Apr

25
ArtFields
9-day event features 400+ Southeastern artists, live music, food, and tons of warm hospitality
Florence
Lake City
Arts
Saturday
Apr

25
Central Railroad Festival
Bands, kids' fun, arts and crafts, food booths
Clemson
Central
Festival
Saturday
Apr

25
Colleton County Rice Festival
9-day event includes live music, bicycle race, pageant, parade, crafts, 5K Rice Run, cooking contest, fireworks, dog show
Walterboro
Festival
Saturday
Apr

25
Come-See-Me Festival
10-day festival includes food, live music, and many kids' activities
Rock Hill
Festival
Saturday
Apr

25
Family Fishing Clinic
Introduction to the basics of fishing for young and old - learn how to tie fishing knots, rig rods, cast, fish and more
Aiken
Windsor
Educational
Saturday
Apr

25
Firing on Fort Sumter
Period Civil War-era dinner and public ball
Spartanburg
Historical
Saturday
Apr

25
Folly Beach Wine & Sign
Sip a glass of wine, meet authors and artists, and enjoy delicious food - benefits the Diann Shaddox Foundation to find a cure for Essential Tremor
Charleston
Folly Beach
Arts
Saturday
Apr

25
Great Anderson County Fair
Midway with carnival rides, amphitheater with live entertainment, concessions, petting zoo, horse show
Anderson
Fair
Saturday
Apr

25
Great Anderson County Fair
Midway with carnival rides, amphitheater with live entertainment, concessions, petting zoo, horse show
Anderson
Fair
Saturday
Apr

25
Heart & Sole Women's Five Miler
Run or walk 5 miles or walk 3 miles to raise heart disease awareness - post-race events
Columbia
Sports
Saturday
Apr

25
Kid's Day of Lexington
Learn about health, safety and environmental awareness through booths, activities, live performances
Columbia
Lexington
Expo
Saturday
Apr

25
Lady Day: Billie Holiday's Centennial Celebration
Jazz Artists of Charleston presents a program dedicated one of the most-celebrated singers of jazz, Billie Holiday
Charleston
Concert
Saturday
Apr

25
Musgrove Mill Revolutionary War Encampment Weekend
2-day event features reenactors who will demonstrate aspects of Revolutionary War-era daily life in South Carolina
Laurens
Clinton
Historical
Saturday
Apr

25
Myrtle Beach International Film Festival
Animation, shorts, documentaries, music videos, features
Learn more about movies filmed in South Carolina
Myrtle Beach
Festival
Saturday
Apr

25
Putting for Parkinson's
Golf tournament, dinner, auction - raising awareness and funds to research Parkinson's Disease
Charleston
Summerville
Sports
Saturday
Apr

25
SOS Spring Safari
10-day shag event with live music, shagging classes, and parade at various locations
Learn more about South Carolina's state dance, the shag
Myrtle Beach
North Myrtle Beach
Festival
Saturday
Apr

25
Sparkleberry Country Fair
2-day event includes petting zoo, rides, food, crafts, tractors, 5K run/walk - proceeds benefit local schools
Columbia
Northeast Columbia
Fair
Saturday
Apr

25
Strawberry Festival
Lots of strawberry foods, dunk booth, entertainment, games, bounce house and more - benefits Our Lady of Peace School
Aiken
North Augusta
Festival
Saturday
Apr

25
SummerFun Horseshoe Tournament
A stop on the Horseshoe Pitchers Pro Tour - held at the Marion Davis Park horseshoe court facility
Newberry
Sports
Saturday
Apr

25
Walk MS
Walk MS connects people living with MS and those who care about them
Columbia
Sports
Sunday
Apr

26
ArtFields
9-day event features 400+ Southeastern artists, live music, food, and tons of warm hospitality
Florence
Lake City
Arts
Sunday
Apr

26
Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival
Celebrate the shrimping industry including boat parade, music, activities
Learn more about shrimping in South Carolina
Charleston
Mount Pleasant
Festival
Sunday
Apr

26
Colleton County Rice Festival
9-day event includes live music, bicycle race, pageant, parade, crafts, 5K Rice Run, cooking contest, fireworks, dog show
Walterboro
Festival
Sunday
Apr

26
Great Anderson County Fair
Midway with carnival rides, amphitheater with live entertainment, concessions, petting zoo, horse show
Anderson
Fair
Sunday
Apr

26
Great Anderson County Fair
Midway with carnival rides, amphitheater with live entertainment, concessions, petting zoo, horse show
Anderson
Fair
Sunday
Apr

26
Musgrove Mill Revolutionary War Encampment Weekend
2-day event features reenactors who will demonstrate aspects of Revolutionary War-era daily life in South Carolina
Laurens
Clinton
Historical
Sunday
Apr

26
SummerFun Horseshoe Tournament
A stop on the Horseshoe Pitchers Pro Tour - held at the Marion Davis Park horseshoe court facility
Newberry
Sports
Monday
Apr

27
ArtFields
9-day event features 400+ Southeastern artists, live music, food, and tons of warm hospitality
Florence
Lake City
Arts
Monday
Apr

27
Great Anderson County Fair
Midway with carnival rides, amphitheater with live entertainment, concessions, petting zoo, horse show
Anderson
Fair
Monday
Apr

27
Great Anderson County Fair
Midway with carnival rides, amphitheater with live entertainment, concessions, petting zoo, horse show
Anderson
Fair
Monday
Apr

27
University of South Carolina Aiken Chamber Music
The USC Aiken Chamber Music will be performing
Aiken
Concert
Tuesday
Apr

28
ArtFields
9-day event features 400+ Southeastern artists, live music, food, and tons of warm hospitality
Florence
Lake City
Arts
Tuesday
Apr

28
Great Anderson County Fair
Midway with carnival rides, amphitheater with live entertainment, concessions, petting zoo, horse show
Anderson
Fair
Tuesday
Apr

28
Great Anderson County Fair
Midway with carnival rides, amphitheater with live entertainment, concessions, petting zoo, horse show
Anderson
Fair
Wednesday
Apr

29
ArtFields
9-day event features 400+ Southeastern artists, live music, food, and tons of warm hospitality
Florence
Lake City
Arts
Wednesday
Apr

29
Great Anderson County Fair
Midway with carnival rides, amphitheater with live entertainment, concessions, petting zoo, horse show
Anderson
Fair
Wednesday
Apr

29
Great Anderson County Fair
Midway with carnival rides, amphitheater with live entertainment, concessions, petting zoo, horse show
Anderson
Fair
Thursday
Apr

30
ArtFields
9-day event features 400+ Southeastern artists, live music, food, and tons of warm hospitality
Florence
Lake City
Arts
Thursday
Apr

30
Black Cowboy Festival
4-day event includes horse competitions, period demonstrations, hay rides, kids' entertainment, western dinner and dance - camping available
Sumter
Rembert
Festival
Thursday
Apr

30
Friends of the York County Library Book Sale
Choose from a large selection of hardcover and paperback books, DVD, audiobooks - benefits York County Library programs
Rock Hill
Educational
Thursday
Apr

30
Great Anderson County Fair
Midway with carnival rides, amphitheater with live entertainment, concessions, petting zoo, horse show
Anderson
Fair
Thursday
Apr

30
Great Anderson County Fair
Midway with carnival rides, amphitheater with live entertainment, concessions, petting zoo, horse show
Anderson
Fair
Thursday
Apr

30
SC Humanities Festival
Self-guided tours, seminars, workshops, book signings, live performances, wine tasting, and more!
Camden
Festival
Thursday
Apr

30
iFive:K Run/Walk/Shuffle
Plus post-race celebration - benefits CODEcamp scholarships and other education related programming
Charleston
Sports
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